Phone to book: 07 827 4178


Welcome to Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro. Situated six kilometres south of Cambridge in the Waipa District, the 19 hectare recreational reserve is open for public access all year round. Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro also has a range of facilities making it the perfect location for aquatic and land-based events.

This is the perfect place to relax with friends and family, enjoy the playground, lake views and park-like surrounds.

Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro features the world-class Sir Don Rowlands Centre. The Centre can be hired for family, club, community, national and international events. We also offer affordable outdoor recreational activities and accommodation including camping, cabins and lodges.

Mighty River Domain, Lake Karapiro is the perfect location for:
  • Water and land based sports
  • School camps and corporate or business retreats
  • Indoor exhibitions
  • Special events
  • Conferencing
Mighty River Domain is managed by Waipa District Council. Site Manager Liz Stolwyk has managed the Domain for the past 12 years and has over 20 years' experience in the tourism industry both in New Zealand and overseas. Lis is supported by an administration and site services team. Together they oversee day-to-day operations and manage the Domain and lake annual event calendar.

Liz Stolwyk -  Site Manager, 027 571 6206
Liz Stolwyk

Site Manager, 027 571 6206


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