The Pillars Retreat

Address: 7 Deborah Rise, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 7 Deborah Rise, Taupo, is near Buried Village of Te Wairoa, Taupo Bungy, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, and Waipahihi Botanical Gardens.
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      To Taupo!

      A travel blog entry by codie on Feb 28, 2015

      9 photos

      ... off, had a little look round the area and I dipped my feet in where the spring ran down, it was far too hot!

      Started heading back up the hill and my flip flop broke, that’s the 3rd pair! So I had to walk bare foot, through the thistle, gravel path and dirt. It wasn’t comfy. Then we had the 30 minute walk back to the hostel. Which in bare foot to me longer. We hadn’t found a shop going there so didn’t have a drink! Found a Spar on the way back ...

      Buying Our Freedom in the North Island- NZ

      A travel blog entry by steve_nikki on Feb 26, 2015

      1 comment, 11 photos

      ... we looked at was a 1998 Honda Odyssey. Two backpackers had just finished traveling the country with it for two months and were trying to sell it for $3000 NZD. I (Stephen) was a little skeptical about it at first since it was a rather small converted campervan with a bed frame built in the back, but I managed to knock the price down to $2200 since the girls were desperate to sell it and leave the country; so I figured I'd take it for a test drive. We were in downtown Auckland at ...

      New Zealand - accidentally climbing a mountain!

      A travel blog entry by flipflopstop on Feb 25, 2015

      2 comments, 5 photos

      ... was a thousand times more terrifying then a skydive!! I still don't actually know how I got up it! To be honest the view from the very top was amazing! We were way above the clouds but when they parted you could see the lakes and world below, not to mention inside the volcano. I was hoping to see hot lava in the hole but there was only thick, black, solid lava (probably a good thing because god knows what we would of done if it decided to erupt!). I was surprised to see I had ...

      My unforgettable hobbit trek through Mordor!

      A travel blog entry by woodywanderlust on Feb 08, 2015

      69 photos

      ... best rapids and instructors in NZ, but most of the group weren't actually interested in this. So there was only one thing really left for us to do... GET DRUNK. Considering we didn't have an early start the next morning, why the hell not. The lodge was well equipped for such shena****ns, with a licensed bar as well as drinking games, cards, and a human-sized Jenga. WHOA. This cannot end well. As expected, a lot of the younger, single backpackers on the bus ...

      What a day in Taupo.

      A travel blog entry by mckenna.simone on Jan 05, 2015

      24 photos

      ... about being completely hidden in the water too and can only be seen by boat, swimming or kayaking. Olive have us some history about Lake Taupo before taking us to the rocks edge, where we got out to swim and cliff jump. The water was freezing but completely clear and blue. Then it was time to start the journey back. It's safe to say that Scott and I will not make great kayakers... But we were glad we did this tour. It was a great and active way ...