Sunset Lodge Backpackers

Address: 5 Tremaine Avenue, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 5 Tremaine Avenue, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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Travel Blogs from Taupo

Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of Fire

A travel blog entry by elaine-snell on May 17, 2015

3 comments, 8 photos

... and mineral terraces, their colours vivid like stained glass. And glow worms that hang from the 'ceilings' of caves with their little fluorescent tails that glow like stars in the dark.

This is a strange and magical geothermal environment, and even spookier in the rain, when the mists descend but the steam continues to rise. This is the volcanic aftermath, 130 years after the most recent eruption. Hardly surprising Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit were filmed here: ...

Our week in Taupo

A travel blog entry by charli9988 on May 15, 2015

1 comment

... contacting home and he just gets on with stuff and doesn't worry about contacting home. I worry about not contacting home because I know if after 48 hours my dad hasn't heard from me, he thinks the worst and is almost booking a flight to find me! For Matty to say he will spend a day contacting home is a very rare occurrence. He spent 2 days writing emails to his grandparents, letting then know where we are, what we've been up to, where we are heading next and even uploading a few ...


A travel blog entry by earthwanderers on Apr 14, 2015

9 photos

... 2 dollar tacos (which we ended up waiting a whole hour for and then he forgot our order, Urgh !), played some killer pool, and then went up the room to start drinking. We started off with the six of us in our room, but before long our room was jam packed with so many people! I'm surprised we weren't caught (you're not allowed to drink in the hostel as there's a bar next door) as we had loud music and so many people ...

River Valley

A travel blog entry by expendabelles on Apr 03, 2015

We woke up slightly hungover from the boating experience and very sore from the walk, overall very tired and not in the mood to get up early and drag our rucksacks to base hostel to wait for our bus driver Ben to come and pick us up. Eventually he did turn up and we loaded up our rucksacks ready to set off to River Valley. Ben informed us that we would be doing a couple of walks again today ...

Car hire starts.

A travel blog entry by sonia.robinson on Feb 23, 2015

2 comments, 11 photos

... The sat nav got us to our Motel overlooking Lake Taupo. An upstairs apartment with a beautiful view of the whole lake. We have our own hot tub in the room and a hot spa plunge pool at the side of the motel and also running into the lake hot springs. The steam rises up and the cormorants sit on the rocks with out stretched wings. We walked along by the lake and as food seemed expensive in the restaurants ...

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