Baycrest Lodge

79 Mere Rd, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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This 4 star hotel, located on 79 Mere Rd, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding
     

    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    HAKA !

    A travel blog entry by richard.wolters on Apr 22, 2014

    3 photos



    The Haka

    The Maoris are a very proud people; many are of mixed race which is clearly notable in their faces. In 1642 The Dutch explorer Abel Tasman arrived on New Zealand's shores. He didn’t stay very long as several of his crew were killed and cooked. You can just imagine these guys landing on the beach and facing the warriors performing the Haka. A ...

    Mother nature not cooperating

    A travel blog entry by stephwelsh on Mar 14, 2014

    3 comments, 4 photos

    ... There were cyclone warnings for the entire weekend but our hostel was booked as we also really wanted to skydive there. We arrived at our hostel after a very sweaty walk with my very heavy, ever-expanding backpack (at this point it was the end of my trip pretty much and I could not fit one more thing in there). We called the skydiving company right away to see if we could still make it up…to 15,000 feet hahaha…and ...

    Tongariro Alpine crossing

    A travel blog entry by rebeccamaltby on Feb 18, 2014

    11 photos

    ... to be a good pace maker on the uphills but we just can't keep up so we all get ourselves up in our own time. Most of the path is a mixture of steps and hills which we soon realised was the easier up hill paths. Soon we get to the final hill that instead of steps it's actually rocks and uneven ground, so every foot step means your foot slides backwards a bit. Once we all finally get it the top and catch our breath again we make a decision to do an ...

    Eat, drink and be Maori

    A travel blog entry by barbaramorse9 on Feb 15, 2014

    1 comment, 3 photos

    Before we leave Rotorua we wander down to St Faith's Church, the 'Maori Church' situated in a local Maori village. It is truly beautiful with a good blend of Maori and Christian traditions and a wonderful window of Christ walking on Lake Rotorua, which is just behind the church. The church ask visitors not to post pictures on the internet, so if you're interested, google "St Faith's Rotorua" (other search engines ...

    Fear is temporary, Achievement is permanent

    A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall on Feb 02, 2014

    ... said it would be a limo but there was too many people, slightly gutted but by this point I was too nervous to care. We stopped at another hostel to pick up 3 guys - they weren't even awake when the driver knocked on their door! They were then asking if they could pay in USD as they had been out drinking the day before and spent all their NZD! Classy people... So we eventually got to the airport, I was nice and calm - until they showed the safety video ...