Oasis Backpackers Hostel

33A Tarewa Road, Rotorua, North Island, 3010, New Zealand | Hostel
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Travel Blogs from Rotorua

The road to Rotorua

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury on Apr 15, 2014

1 comment, 4 photos

... We signed up for the rafting experience and enjoyed it immensely. Before stepping into the raft we listened to a traditional Maori blessing that paid respect to the river and asked for safe passage. From then on it was all action. The trip required teamwork to negotiate the rapids but our guides Maui and Toni also explained the history of the river and its importance to Maori culture, whenever we had a second to catch our breath and ...

A wet soggy day in Rotorua

A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen on Mar 15, 2014

8 photos

... as the first one was. We had a few hours to spare before our evening pre booked authentic Maori experience so we decided on the recommendation of our driver to try out the Polynesian Spa for some hot mineral bathing as you do in one of the worlds largest geothermal areas. Our original intention was to hire some swimwear as this was a spur of the moment decision and we hadn't taken anything out with us. However much to Rob's delight a ...

Rotorua - Luging and the Maori Experience

A travel blog entry by lpringle on Mar 13, 2014

10 photos

... out in the hostel kitchen, so we got ready and had a big pre drinks in the room before heading out. This saw the birth of our now favourite New Zealand game - shot bunk shot. This required you to have a shot of your drink, scale a bunk bed and back down the other side and then do another shot of your drink in as little time as possible! Current record holders are Donna with a 6 second miracle, and slowest as Pinky ...

Sunday in Rotorua region

A travel blog entry by pamanion on Mar 02, 2014

52 photos

... She is very involved in activities to help turn their town around. Her brother and SIL are the principals of the two local schools. Her niece was there also and she is a chain saw carrying forester. Their home was very modest as was the lunch of local meats and produce. But as yesterday, it was a thought provoking and unique experience. A couple of final observations. At one point, I wandered outside into the town square and got into a conversation with a ...

Gateway to Hell/Hobbiton (Rotorua)

A travel blog entry by lizzyian on Feb 28, 2014

4 photos

... shot. Perfectionist isn't the word. Sadly I didn't see any real hobbits, or go into any hobbit holes. But you can actually stay the night in a custom made one, if you have eleventy million pounds to spare. If only.
Lizzy xxx

WE WENT TO HOBBITON!!!!!!!!!! And we had a drink in the Green Dragon and we sat under tha party tree and we stood outside Bag End and I ate a strawberry grown in the Shire and I was as giddy with childish happiness as my tone of writing ...

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This hostel, located on 33A Tarewa Road, Rotorua, is near Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, Swoop Rotorua, and Kuirau Park.
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