National Park Hotel & Backpackers

61 Carroll st, North Island, 3948, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from North Island

New Zealand - Day 18 - Franz Josef Glaciers

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach


... a short safety briefing, we were kitted out before making our way to the helicopter pad. There was a nervous wait, with butterflies in our stomach combined with overwhelming excitment. Once on board the helicopter, we had only a minute to put on seat belts and head sets before we lifted into the air. Being in a helicopter was incredible, the ride was exhilarating with outstanding panoramic views of the glacier. We loved it! After only ten minutes it ...

Mountain biking, sea kayaking and hiking

A travel blog entry by lucystu


... the sport that I love. I certainly felt like everyone at the campsite deserved to be there considering there was no road access so they had either paddled or walked in. As we kayaked further along the coast it became more and more secluded and during one section in particular we felt completely on our own. We had been warned about the section of rough water called 'The Mad Mile' and as we turned a corner of the headland I was a bit apprehensive, it didn't disappoint. We spent about ...

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This hotel, located on 61 Carroll st, North Island, is near Ball Pass.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsNational Park Hotel & Backpackers North Island

    Reviewed by bettytarle


    Reviewed Jan 7, 2012
    by (45 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    A great place to hang out when weather is threatening

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by stemaxc

    Nice and cosy

    Reviewed Jul 13, 2011
    by (28 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Nice and cosy hostel, especially welcome considering the storm raging outside

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews National Park Hotel & Backpackers North Island

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good