Kawaha Point Lodge

171 Kawaha Point Rd, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Rotten eggs and luminescent poo

A travel blog entry by philandmups

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... here. You can see everything from sulphur lakes, to steam vents, to bubbling mud pools to spouting geyzers. We chose to view / smell these close up at Te Whakarewarewatanga o te Ope Taua a Wahiao. Yep, try saying that three times quickly. Or even once, slowly. It's Maori for "The Gathering Together of the War Party of Wahiao”. Obviously that name would be too long for the road signs so it instead has been shortened to Te ...

Hot springs, gloopy mud and the smell of sulphur

A travel blog entry by hulleys

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... Afterwards in the visitor centre, we succumbed to the charms of soft toy Kiwis for Matilda and Esme - they need more soft toys don't they ?

After checking into our hotel, we visited the beautiful Bath House which is now a museum. We were shown around by a lady who has lived in New Zealand for more than 40 years but still has an impeccable London accent. ...

Tours galore

A travel blog entry by johnnym

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... she hit about a 5m height. Originally there was a prison nearby, the geyser discovered by prisoners who were cleaning clothes in the hot water, only to find those clothes jumping 20ft in the air and spreading themselves over a large area. The soap had broken the surface tension between the 150degree water and the later of 90degree water above it, causing a geyser spout. They use something similar but more environmentally friendly now. From there we went into ...

Aotearoa

A travel blog entry by elwoodskeets

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... thermal springs of Lake Rotoura. So peaceful. We ended our visit by checking out a couple of geysers and boiling mud pools in a local park before continuing on our journey. Would have loved to have spent another day in Rotorua but unfortunately our time in the RV was running low and we had to press on towards Auckland.


(We made it home safely but since these run about a week behind we've got a couple of more to go to finish up the ...

Hobbits, Sulphur, Geysers and a film set!

A travel blog entry by sarahdoug96

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... sight early in the morning as we were booked on the "Black Labyrinth" tour at 9:30. The sight has three caves - The Glow worm, Ruakuri and Akuri Caves. We were going into the Ruakuri cave which translates to Two Dogs. We were given our wetsuits and goofy boots along with helmets and lights before we were driven out to the cave entrance to be given a crash course in how to jump off a waterfall with our newly acquired rubber rings! Sarah was more ...

Location

This 5 star hotel, located on 171 Kawaha Point Rd, Rotorua, is near Skyline Skyrides, Rainbow Springs Nature Park and Kiwi Encounter, Mitai Maori Village, and Ohinemutu.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding