Clearwater Motor Lodge

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, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    Taupo - Skydive!

    A travel blog entry by landellsandlads on May 09, 2014

    Next stop for us was Taupo 'the adventure capital of the north'. The weather was a bit ****** so we couldn't hike the Tongariro Crossing which was a bit disappointing as it's rated one of the top 10 day walks in the world. Instead Tom, Dan, Sean and I booked to do a skydive!!!! We got picked up from the hostel in a limo and headed to the airport. I chose to do the 15,000 ft drop and got a package where ...

    Conquering Mount Doom in Taupo

    A travel blog entry by lizzyian on Feb 24, 2014

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    ... as Lizzy mentioned, our hostel owner came and picked me up in his convertible sports car, a cold beer ready and waiting for me in the glove box. We then enjoyed our evening with a lot of games of pool and hard earned beers in the Irish pub.

    I loved Taupo, definitely my favourite place so far on the North Island (and that includes the following few places we've been to afterwards, because Lizzy and I have not been brilliant at keeping this blog up to ...

    Day 24 Turangi and Taupo

    A travel blog entry by stuartandsue on Feb 16, 2014

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    ... lake, size of Singapore! Great viewing spots. Taupo is a large tourist spot. Not as busy as Queenstown but similar activities. Went to Huka spa park! What a find this was. 5 minutes walk from the car park we found a hot spring pouring steaming water into the lake. Not many bathers so we went back for our cossies and in we went. Volcanic rock, cold water and hot water within a yard then hot at the surface and cold a foot ...


    A travel blog entry by lhughes on Feb 07, 2014

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    ... the thermal pools where our guide pulled out some eggs and cooked them for us! As they were cooling down we walked to the geysers, these geysers are the biggest in Australasia reaching heights of up to 30m. We ate our boiled eggs as we watched the geysers go! The tour finished with a visit to a kiwi bird house, it was pretty cool to see the New Zealand's ...

    Lake Aniwhenuwa to Taupo

    A travel blog entry by monkeybusiness on Feb 05, 2014

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    ... that live there now. We learnt how eels were a big part of their life years ago and that huge dams are now causing problems for the eel population. We heard so much about eels we had to resist the urge to fall asleep whilst the man was talking. We also had a hangi (traditional meal whereby food is cooked underground for 2.5 hours on hot stones, however due to a total fine ban in the area we had to heat the stones using ...