Travelers are voting Lake Rotoiti as the best lake near Rotorua. There are 1 lake near Rotorua a city just 41 km from Rotorua and 1 lake near New Plymouth which is 139 km distant. The most popular of these are Lake Rotoiti near Rotorua and Lake Dive in New Plymouth. You can find 42 Lake in the country of New Zealand and Mirror Lakes is our members favorite Lake in all of New Zealand. Want more? Check out our map of lakes near Rotorua.