Te Kowhai Landing

325 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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New Zealand 7 - Taupo to Wellington to Auckland

A travel blog entry by clearyf

129

... as when we get to to Tongariro National Park in time but the weather is too bad to go up. Bummer!!! Not much we could do for the day, so we sat in and watched the extended Lord of the Rings trilogy at the accommodation for the day. A great bonding day, huddled around a tv. Someone in the group had never even seen it!! Wed 7th Leave early to get into Wellington, which is about a 4hr drive. Pass through the ski resort town of Ruapehu. And on through the town ...

The Rainy Day Contingency Plan

A travel blog entry by handytravels

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... of various lord of the ring characters as well as props from different movies. After exploring the inside we paid for the short tour of the workshop for the opportunity to find out exactly how the different props were made. Our guide was an employee, specifically one of the chief hair and make-up designers, although as he explained, hair and make- up in his work wasn't cat walk models, but snarling orcs. It was all really informative and despite our ...

Taupo

A travel blog entry by lautom

4

... For me this was the hardest part of the walk. My legs were already hurting from the big climbs and we still had about 2.5 hours to go! My legs turned to lead in the last hour but we made it! We did it fairly quickly and was back at the pick up point by 2pm ... Unfortunately this meant we had to wait for the bus to take us back until 3pm. When we got back we were ready for a well earned showered and treated ourselves to burger and chips at a lake front bar. ...

Day 4 in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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Leisure day today....got up and had an early morning swim. Came back and dyed my hair. Spoke to mom on Skype which was nice. Then Fred and I went for a long walk looking at all the thermal pools and thermal streams leading into the lake...the streams have boiling hot water...you could easily make a cup of coffee with it..and ...

Day 118 - Huka Falls

A travel blog entry by costin

... the water was really hot, probably around 40 degrees, but there were cool currents running through it from the river. We found a spot to sit, amongst the hordes of people and soon realised our error - lots of people had ice cold beers. That would have been about the only thing that would have made this moment anymore perfect. As luck would have it, most people seemed to be leaving shortly after we arrived, so we took our ...

Location

This hotel, located on 325 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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