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The TOP 10 things to do out at The Lakes

The Lakes looks spectacular in winter, with the promise of lots of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you entertained. Take a look at our top ten ideas listed below and get amongst it. Winter can also bring unpleasant ills and chills, but the good news is that we now have our own resident Pharmacy in the Shopping Village on Caslani Lane.  



 
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Walkways


The walkways through The Lakes are always popular. There’s the option of meandering lake-side along various paths, or along the streets where there’s plenty to see in this constantly evolving lifestyle subdivision.

View the recreational trail maps


 
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Cycleways


New Zealand is becoming more focused on the provision of cycleways. We have over 20 kilometres of cycleways, just perfect for cycling enthusiasts.

View the recreational trail maps


 
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Baking Lessons


Winter days are the perfect time to get stuck into some baking with the kids! Make a sweet treat, something for the lunchbox, or even something for your lovely neighbours! Great activity to get the kids involved and learning one of life’s best-loved skills.


 
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Feed the Ducks


The Lakes has plenty of local birdlife making Lake Taurikura their home. Take a stroll through our many walkways, down towards the lake to feed the ducks. They love seeds, oats, grapes (cut in half if large), peas, corn and cut up vegetable peels.


 
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Coffee Stop


Our Shopping Village is popular with locals and visitors alike. Located at the heart of The Lakes, it includes a hugely popular café/restaurant - Maude. Stop in for a coffee while the kids play across the road at the playground.

Learn more about The Lakes Shopping Village


 
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NEW Playground


The Lakes prides itself on being a family-friendly environment and therefore playgrounds are dotted throughout, including our latest addition – a popular interactive water playground located in Stage 3I. Click the link below and search for the smiley face closest to you!


Find out where your closest playground is

 
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Pot Luck Dinner


Winter is a great time to host dinner parties with friends, family and even your neighbours. Get your invitations out, then complete the get together with a pot of soup, or make it a pot-luck dinner for added fun.


 
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Hit the Shops


When it’s wet and cold outside, it’s great to hit the shops and get inspired. With Tauranga Crossing just on our doorstep, there’s plenty of opportunity to while away the hours! 


 
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Hot Pools


We are lucky living in the Bay of Plenty to have the luxury of multiple hot pools including Oropi, Fernlands and Mount Hot Pools. All open until 10pm, all affordable and all perfect for a winter’s treat.


 
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Orienteering


Set your compass for The Lakes and enjoy an orienteering experience. There are three different options suitable for all ages. Click here to download one or pop into The Lakes Information & Sales Centre on Caslani Lane to grab a map and get started!

 


 

 

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