Skotel Alpine Resort
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSkotel Alpine Resort Whakapapa Village
Knowing it was originally started for avid hikers makes sense. Simple, down to earth, clean. Amazing views. What more is there to say.
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For those that don't know, 19.4K is over 12 miles. To put it another way, I walked over 32,000 steps by around 2:30 in the afternoon. That was because I thought it would be a good idea to hike up an active volcano. And man am I glad I did! It was one of the hardest things I've ever physically done, but so rewarding. I'm not sure if Britney and I …
Kyla: Rotorua- it's all about the geothermal action here: geysers, volcanic activity, etc. my reluctant child was, literally, dragged into a beautiful walk in waimangu volcanic valley. It was spectacular and he complained the whole way. I didn't love the hotel we stayed in there and was kind of down. I thought that six more weeks of dragging him …
... one of the most active volcanoes (last eruption was 24 Sept 2007). The views were supposed to be as good as the ones that the Alpine Crossing can offer... we have not been disappointed. The views of the valley around with the famous "Lord of the Rings" mount Doom, the walk on the main crater and climbing on ice/snow with crampons and ice axe were an unforgettable experience.Turangi, North Island, New Zealand bernadtom