Coca Cola Lake

Coca Cola Lake


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DOC Northland

Central government organisation


North IslandNorthlandKaitaia


  • Scenic Attractions
  • Walking
  • Free


Larissa's avatar



Ranking: 7/10

Water has the colour of Coca Cola, good for a swim.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2016

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Nina Rittmann

Ranking: 7/10

Nice and kinda funny spot, but nothing special.
A big brown lake next to a nice beach!
The lake is called Roto Po Kaka and a bit hard to find. Park at the marked spot, where the toilets are, and walk along the beach where the motorhomes are in the freedom camping zone. There's a sign, which shows the lake on the right.

Reviewed about 6 years ago

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Tina Rust


Ranking: 10/10

Non-touristy spot, great for a swim.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Sebastian's avatar



Ranking: 6/10

Lake really looks like Cola, but for me only smelt like normal water. A little hard to find.
Do not miss Doubtless Bay nearby.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Kristine and William


Ranking: 8/10

Place only known to locals, hardly signposted. Lake looks and smells look it is coca cola. Swimming in it is supposed to have healing powers.

Reviewed over 9 years ago

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Cymen Crick

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