Generation Homes Legend of the Lake – Saturday 21 - Sunday 22 March 2020

Saturday: 7.15am – 4.30pm
Sunday: 8.30am – 1.30pm

Our only two-day event returns for another action-packed weekend at Rotorua’s stunning Blue Lake! Make a weekend of it, bring the family or get a group together, take part in as many events as you like and enjoy all the fun attractions Rotorua has to offer.

Events on offer at Generation Homes Legend of the Lake:

  • Banana Boat OceanKids 100m (7&8yrs), 200m (9&10yrs) & 400m (11&12yrs)
  • 500m lap (8yrs +)
  • 1km lap (10yrs +)
  • 3.5km 2 laps (12yrs +)
  • 5km – multi-lap swim (12yrs +)
  • Amphibian Swim-Run-Swim (12yrs +)
  • The $print – Splash for cash (13yrs +)

Returning after a superb debut, the Amphibian event will again pair swimming and running for a unique challenge in a breath-taking setting.

Dash for cash in our brand new event – The $print! Up your game at the beach this summer with our all new event – ‘The $print’ – a 200m out and back ‘splash for cash’ event! That’s right…we have cold, hard cash up for grabs at the Generation Homes Legend of the Lake. Click here for The $print event and cash prize info – under Swim Distance Options

After your swim, you can relax lakeside where we’ll have a licensed area, food trucks and entertainment.

If you’re travelling to Rotorua for this event, be sure to visit our series partner Bachcare for a holiday home rental. Don’t forget to keep an eye on Air New Zealand for a great deal on fares to Rotorua.

New Zealand Secondary School Open Water Championships

Generation Homes Legend of the Lake will host the 2020 New Zealand Secondary School Open Water Championships in conjunction with Swimming New Zealand. Secondary school swimmers can compete in the 500m, 1km or 3.5km events. More info available here.

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Generation Homes Legend of the Lake

Distance: 5km Start Location: Blue Lake
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Distance: 500m Start Location: Blue Lake
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Amphibian

Distance: 1.7km swim / 3.5km run / 500m swim Start Location: Blue Lake
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The $print

Distance: 200m Start Location: Blue Lake
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OceanKids

Distance: 400m Start Location: Blue Lake
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OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Blue Lake
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OceanKids

Distance: 100m Start Location: Blue Lake
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