Centra Rotorua

Froude & Tyron Street Rotorua Neuseeland, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
 

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Rotorua and Lake Aniwhenua

A travel blog entry by robinnewp on Nov 20, 2013

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After staying in the really nice x base hostel and catching up on sleep we headed out to go and see the hot springs and mud pools just across the road. As soon as you come close to this the first thing you smell is egg from the bubbling mud pools and hot springs caused by the sulphur. The mud pools were amazing and were contained within a normal …

Day One Hundred & Five: Hobbit Hunting

A travel blog entry by emmahannahmilla

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... mobile habitat. The following day, after mine and Emma's trip to The Shire, we travelled on to Rotorua. Hydrogen sulphide drifts up from natural vents in the region's thin crust meaning that you smell Rotorua long before you see it, a whiff of rotten eggs lingering in the air. Unpleasant, granted, but after a few hours you barely notice it, thankfully as a big part of the appeal is that Rotorua is one of the world's most concentrated and accessible geothermal ...

Soap and hot water

A travel blog entry by suebar

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... the foam out of the spout. Then all of a sudden, whoosh, we could see a fountain in front of us. The height of and the length of time the water stays spouting depends on how much water is underground and ultimately on how much recent rain there has been. For us the eruption lasted a few minutes although it can apparently go on for a couple of hours. Well, we have had so much glorious sunshine while we have been travelling here that there hasn't been much rain. You can't ...

Geothermal Reserve

A travel blog entry by lesleyandalan

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... features at the southern end of the rift created by the eruption. The Frying Pan Lake claims to worlds largest hot water spring and it emits steam from the whole of its surface. The temperature in the water of Inferno Crater reaches temperatures of 80C.
At the end of the walk we took the boat ride on Lake Rotomahana and were shown even more craters and geysers. We were then given a lift back to the car park by coach which made the end to a ...

Dancers and Geysers, Not Together Though

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth

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... platform to see Pohutu, the largest geyser in the NZ. Pohutu is Maori for "big splash" or "explosion." Pohutu erupts about 15 times per day and can reach heights of 30 meters. Our timing was perfect, we saw it in all its glory. There was a time when it was in danger of not erupting anymore. It was being overused for commercial and residential heating. Thankfully the government put an end to the practice in the 1980s so visitors like us can still enjoy the spectacular ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Froude & Tyron Street Rotorua Neuseeland, Rotorua, is near Wai-o-tapu Thermal Wonderland, Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, and Kuirau Park.
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