Berkenhoff Lodge

Address: 75 Scannell St, Taupo, North Island, 3330, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 75 Scannell St, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBerkenhoff Lodge Taupo

    Reviewed by christine13


    Reviewed Feb 9, 2013
    by (28 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    Nice place but not close to the beach

    Taupo hostel
    Napier, New Zealand
    I hate mornings
    Taupo, New Zealand

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Berkenhoff Lodge Taupo

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    I Left The Ring at Home...

    A travel blog entry by alexsbigdayout on Dec 09, 2013

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    What better way to recover from a bug that left me firing from both ends, than embarking on a four day hike in the Tongariro National Park. On the advice of my french companion for the trip Jean (Jon) the cure was to consume rice for several days to block everything up. Despite my doubts this work remarkably well. Leaving our accommodation in Taupo …


    A travel blog entry by sjantell on Dec 16, 2014

    12 photos

    ... was a further three hours out to the finishing point where we got picked up from. We were under false elusions thinking the walk home was going to be easier than the walk up, it was just a different part of the legs that hurt this time! We finally made it to the end at about 2.30pm, 7 hours after we started. Annoyingly we had to wait a while for the bus to leave, when all we wanted to do was pass out! Unsurprisingly, the rest of the day was spent in ...

    That sinking feeling

    A travel blog entry by amio_campers on Oct 26, 2014

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    ... our tandem divers and got kitted out in jump suits and silly hats and finally
    headed over one by one to get into a small, bright pink plane. The 20 minute
    flight up to altitude was phenomenal as it was a good day, you could see for
    miles, even the snow topped cone of Mt Taranaki poking up through the clouds in
    the far distance. Needless to say skydiving was absolutely incredible! With the
    first few moments of freefall ...

    The bus trip continued....

    A travel blog entry by wallis1983 on Aug 22, 2014

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    ... is very patriarchal, so no female chiefs for us.) Once there we had the welcoming ceremony, where our chief shows we have come in peace by rubbing noses with the Maori leader. Activities were next, a few volunteers were required, and there is a video of me taking part in one of them (which the rest of the group were a tad concerned about due to me clumsiness) if I can nab it off Bridge I will post it on here for all to laugh over. We were ...

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    Taupo hostel
    Napier, New Zealand
    I hate mornings
    Taupo, New Zealand