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

"Too Windyyyyyyyyy"

A travel blog entry by james.arnold on Jul 19, 2015

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... and wondered around the town and to down to the lake side to see the view of Tongariro National Park's mountain range. It was awe-inspiring - all snow-peaked and shining against the pristine blue sky. It was also cool to spot Mount Ngauruhoe (or Mount Doom from Lord of the Rings, as it's better known). We then ate at a McDonald's with a plane, which you can eat inside of and went back to the hostel, where I Skyped my parents and got an early ...

Hobbiton, Hangi, Hiking and High-High-Heights!

A travel blog entry by explorewithemma on May 08, 2015

1 comment, 15 photos

... serene ended to my day of sky plummeting as we pulled up at the Blue Duck Lodge, a wilderness retreat in the middle of no-where and a 9000 acre farm. ( Famous for their conservation work for the Blue Ducks and with hiking and horse trekking routes I could not wait for a hike the next day. ( ck). In the main cafe building, a group of us took the local cooks up in their cheap offer of cottage pie and ...

Lake Taupo to Rotorua

A travel blog entry by kathyconnors on Apr 15, 2015

1 comment, 18 photos

... River. This is New Zealand's longest river with crystal clear water, birdlife and native bush lined riverbanks. We learned about the presence of pumice underneath the land. Because it is porous the water seeps underneath and is heated from below and leads to natural hot streams and the earth's energy that drives Wairakei Geothermal Power Station which we saw on the cruise. ...

A New Zealand update...

A travel blog entry by robhoskin on Apr 10, 2015

1 comment, 13 photos

... work. Surely the tide would start going out soon? Well it didn't and we gave up. As we trudged disappointed back to Kevin we heard the lifeguard say that the recent lunar eclipse had messed up the tides. Great. After a five hour drive the most we got was burnt toes after digging our feet into the sand. (And Chelsea also picked up a life threatening excruciatingly painful wasp sting, which she was very brave to endure and didn't moan for the entire day.) Not a good day ...


A travel blog entry by kas19 on Feb 21, 2015

... of the adaptations these plants have developed. As we wandered deeper into the park we could actually hear the steam hissing out of the ground. One of our final stops was a boiling mud pool that had mud bubbles erupting from the surface. We left in awe of this seemingly other wordly park, it was so strange it did seem like we were on another planet! We returned to our hotel and cooked up another scrumptious BBQ dinner. Everyone capped the night off with a dip in the hot ...

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