National Park Hotel & Backpackers

61 Carroll st, North Island, 3948, New Zealand | Hotel
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Rainbows!!! They are beautiful jumpers

A travel blog entry by bettytarle


Got my first chance to go trout fishing today in about 90 feet of water. Thank goodness I had a boat! Ha. I have to say the captain was great...we were only out not even 2 hours and we hooked into 4 nice ones. We trolled along a shelf with artifical lures.

Decided I really didn't like this kind of fishing though...they use some kind of …

Day 2 Thurs: National Park

A travel blog entry by worldcup11


Day 2: National Park Slowish start to the day, pretty good sleep considering the soft beds and hard snoring...ok enough about the snoring. Weather today mostly cloudy little bit of rain and cool where we are staying.  Not much doing for breakfast and we had some shopping to do so headed back to Ohakune, some 35 kms back towards Wellington. Our …

De Tongariri-crossing

A travel blog entry by st.joris


Zondag 20 maart 2011 Plaats: national park village Klimaat: 20' maar hele dag miezerige regen De Tongariro-crossing! Jullie vragen je vast af wat nu precies kan zijn.....keep your shorts on, ik ga jullie dat nu vertellen: De Tongariro-crossing is 1 van nieuw-zeelands paradepaardjes als het aankomt op wandelen. Het is een wandelroute van iets meer …

Black Water Rafting

A travel blog entry by girly_girl


I slept on the coach as you can imagine. Mark and I decided to do Black Water rafting but I think Al wasn't in the right frame of mind and he stayed a Waitomo. The caves were amazing, the glow worms were everywhere , we laid in the icy cold water and held on to each other, it was dark but you looked up and saw glow worms like stars in the sky. We …

19km trek anyone?!

A travel blog entry by walshvicky


Myself, Kirsten, Tom, Stacey, Tobias (young german guy), Carolina (polish girl) and Hiro (japanese guy)-what a multi-ethnic group we were!-arose very early on the 12th to complete a 6-8hour trek across the 19.4km Tongariro Crossing, billed as one of the best one day hikes you can do in NZ.

Armed with energy bars and drinks and enough food …

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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