Lake Tikitapu

General information

Lake Tikitapu is a round and shallow lake, also referred to as the Blue Lake. There are no surface flows from the lake, however subsurface flow Drains towards Lake Tarawera.

Due to the high quality of the lake, the main issue concerning the area is to maintain and enhance the natural state of the lake and its catchment (EBOP, 2000).


Lake Tikitapu. Photo taken by Wendy Paul.
Water quality:Good
Max Depth:27.5m
Catchment % pasture:3.3%
Catchment % urban:0.0%


Available Data

Click here to download past water quality data.

Link to Bathymetry