The Hobbit Motorlodge

Corner of Goldfinch and Wye Streets, Ohakune, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by alexcampa


von rotorua zu matamata wo die filme der hobbit und herr der ringe gedreht wurden danach weiter nach auckland.

Tongariro Northern Circuit

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell


... like being on Mars! The campsite is situated on a ridge overlooking miles of desert yet only 10 minutes from a waterfall. Clouds are rolling in and Ngauruhoe is no longer visible in the distance. The temperature is dropping fast now that nightfall is upon us. It's supposed to be mid 20s (Fahrenheit) overnight tonight with rain expected tomorrow. So in summary: we climbed two mountains, both of which are active volcanoes, reached an altitude of 7,500 feet, saw exotic colored lakes ...

Ohakune - carrots and the Old Coach Rd

A travel blog entry by capel


... a giant carrot statue signalling it's reputation as the country's carrot capital - this did make me chuckle! They even have a carrot festival during October. You see a lot of American style lorries with 2 trailers transporting the produce from place to place.

A lot of people staying here do so to do the Tongariro Alpine Crossing - described as NZ'S greatest day walk across the magnificent volcanic landscape. The walk takes around 8 hours so we ...

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... activity, so this hike was really interesting.
The last 90 minutes of the hike goes through streams and a dense rain forest (not surprising that it is cloudy on many days!), and was a beautiful change of scenery. Interestingly, the trail was closed about an hour from the bottom, and we had to take a detour through the rain forest in order to avoid a lahar. A lahar is a volcanic mud/debris flow and is very dangerous ...

Middle Earth

A travel blog entry by walksabout


... not pretentious just honest and transparent. Take a look at the photo of the kebab shop. The sign tells you what it is then the window gives you it's honest alternative name. I admire the way they dropped the f and replaced it with a more subtle ph. On arriving at the camp site (the last one) ( Carole - you don't need to know how many times this was remarked upon I'll leave it to your imaginations .) We were allocated an interesting pitch. Situated between ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Hobbit Motorlodge Ohakune

    Reviewed by alexcampa


    Reviewed Dec 17, 2013
    by (6 reviews) , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    sehr schön wenn das wetter mit spielt

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