Clearwater Motor Lodge

Address: 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, 3330, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 229 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Taupo Bungy, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    River Valley

    A travel blog entry by expendabelles on Apr 03, 2015

    We woke up slightly hungover from the boating experience and very sore from the walk, overall very tired and not in the mood to get up early and drag our rucksacks to base hostel to wait for our bus driver Ben to come and pick us up. Eventually he did turn up and we loaded up our rucksacks ready to set off to River Valley. Ben informed us that we would be doing a couple of walks again today ...

    Lake Taupo

    A travel blog entry by expendabelles on Apr 01, 2015

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    ... and Ben announced this was our pick up point for the Skydive and we were to take all of our belongings with us to go straight to the prep centre. **** just got really real. A very cheery Irish guy met us off the bus to take us, the group of 9 of us all sat quietly in the mini bus trying to calm ourselves down but also psych ourselves up not to chicken out. Our driver was thankfully very good at taking our mind of what lay ahead and pointed out what ...

    Huka Falls

    A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 06, 2015

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    ... didn't realise that you only get ten minutes for your two dollars and was very put out when the hot water stopped and she had to rinse off using cold water. By the time we had finished in the library, we had got a lot done but a determined rain had set in, which lasted for much of the rest of the day. Taupo is gearing up for tomorrow's Ironman New Zealand. As we wandered through the park, we could see the apparatus for the event being put into place and ...

    New Zealand - end of the North Island

    A travel blog entry by flipflopstop on Feb 27, 2015

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    On our way to the next stopover, we stopped off at Hobbiton, which is the place where The Shire was filmed in the Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings films. It was really cool walking amongst the hills seeing the hobbit houses. Peter Jackson make sure that it looked exactly like the details described in the books. They said he was such a perfectionist, even to the point of hand painting hundreds of thousands of leaves to make them the exact colours that he wanted, ...

    Fishing, Cathedral Cove, and now Taupo!

    A travel blog entry by kduntley on Feb 11, 2015

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    ... br> After that, I stopped at Gemstone Bay along the same pathway, which is a snorkeling bay where I ate lunch. I was SO MAD I didn’t bring my mask and snorkel with me that day! I’ve been schlepping them around in my duffel bag this whole time and of all days to forget!! GAH! Oh well..

    Then, I went back to the bus to make my way to Hot Water Beach (sidebar: I splurged and got a pineapple guava popsicle while I was waiting for the bus because it was so ...