Karapiro Wellness Resort

Address: 1002 State Highway 1, Cambridge, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 1002 State Highway 1, Cambridge.
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Travel Blogs from Cambridge

Matamata - Hobbit Land

A travel blog entry by obrienml2004 on Mar 17, 2015

2 comments, 6 photos

... nineties, the site deteriorated. When approached years later to allow the Hobbit trilogy to be filmed there, the rancher showed his savvy. His prerequisite was that the site would be rebuilt with permanent materials, and a deal was struck between he, Peter Jackson and the film company to open Hobbiton as an ongoing tourist enterprise. And so it was.

The fencing, that ...

Welcome to "Middle Earth"

A travel blog entry by offonourown2 on Jan 15, 2015

80 photos

... and Back Again".

  • Farmer Alexander was shrewd enough to insist that to use the site again, it must be rebuilt as permanent structures and the hobbit holes and pub are now certified buildings.
  • It is now a permanent attraction complete with hobbit holes, gardens, bridge, Mill and The Green Dragon™ Inn.
  • Barberry hedges and trees were brought in and gardens were nurtured throughout ...

  • To cave or not to cave, that is the question

    A travel blog entry by wattsy on Nov 11, 2014

    2 photos

    We awoke in familiar surroundings as we had stayed at Mangaokewa before and enjoyed the setting beside the river. What we hadn't done before was walk around any of the reserve so I was keen to get out and see a bit of it.

    The morning started out fair, not as warm and sunny as previous days, but humid, a sure sign that rain was on the way.

    Kirsty was still aching from previous days excursions and hadn't slept well so decided to stay with the camper whilst ...

    Paihia, and why Canadians hate dolphins

    A travel blog entry by davidjhutchison on Oct 09, 2014

    9 photos

    After finally leaving the O'Shae's in Cairns. I boarded the flight or Auckland. This went really smoothly and we touched down in NZ just a little under a week ago. Unsurprisingly the first thing we did was sample a few beers, just to see what we were up against. On the walk home at 3.30am, it started to rain, it then dawned on me that this was the first time I had felt rain in 4 months. Which for a Scotsman, is an incredibly long time. It was like coming home and ...

    Waterfalls, geothermals, hobbits and greek luxury

    A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991 on May 13, 2014

    19 photos

    ... protruded above the low cloud. Waking up early to reach the mountain in good time for the 7 hour hike, I have to say, and Ed agreed, a slight sense of relief that the cloud base was low and heavy winds with a temperature of -5 degrees meant that the hike was not recommended by the National Park when George phoned through for advice. We adjusted our itinerary and instead headed firstly to the Haku Falls. A waterfall on the river stretching from Lake Taupo. The ...

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