Hukitawa Country Retreat

Address: Private Bag 3054, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Around the lake

A travel blog entry by artell on Jul 02, 2015

8 photos

Lovely day again today, promising to be horrible tomorrow. So where should we go?? Circumnavigate the lake, yep, sounds like a plan, not too far, 50 k's maybe, and there might be a coffee shop, otherwise it can be Palmer's Nursery Centre cafe recommended yesterday by Dorothy.

Some lovely foreshore parks around the western side of the lake and super vista's but no coffee shops, so it was into Palmer's ...

Thermal Wonderland

A travel blog entry by susannarachel on Apr 13, 2015

11 photos

"Let's just do it," said Elise. "The forecast is for showers clearing in the afternoon."

So armed with hot coffee and chocolate from the cafe below, waterproof jackets, and a change of clothes in case that failed, we set off to the south, destination Wai-O-Tapu Thermal Wonderland. We three adults had been here on our last trip, and thought the children would love the meandering walk through native bush alongside bubbling mud and steaming sulphur ...

Sulphur City

A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on Apr 05, 2015

46 photos

... two hours behind. So, we were nearly late that morning and an hour early the previous morning, would we ever get it right?!

Stressed as we were, we were just happy we got on the bus. Heading towards the town of Rotorua. The journey wasn't going to take long. We had a couple of short stops along the way. One being a small town called Otorohanga, where we just stretched our legs. The second stop was called Hobbiton. The location of where Lord of Rings and ...

Orakei Korako Cave and Thermal Park

A travel blog entry by sonia.robinson on Feb 25, 2015

1 comment, 25 photos

Morning started with hair cut and a slow walk along the lake towards the yachts . The water is so clear and the black swans glide along. It will be sad to leave Taupo but set off to Lava Glass. The glass blower was making blue perfume bottles , must have known! He was from UK and had worked with Lynden since 2002. Hot work in this climate 1060. There is a beautiful sculpture garden which only opened 2 years ...

First full day in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by davidcanham on Dec 16, 2014

32 photos

... The hot water was used for many purposes including cooking and bathing, which the local tribe still do by directing different waterways to different pools. The geysers were impressive, not as you imagine spouting every now and again but with a constant blast being ejected into the sky. Moving on from the geysers the guide took us first to see a genuine real live kiwi bird. It was housed in a special nocturnal habitat. Pat said it was cute, David said it looked tasty. The ...