The Loft

3 Wakeman Road, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $129.00
 

Travel Blogs from Taupo

New Zealand 7 - Taupo to Wellington to Auckland

A travel blog entry by clearyf

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... now as the quarry has been filled in after the years. Drive up through Upper Hutt area to Harcourt Park. This was the site of Isengard and it's gardens. Over to Aragon's River, Where Aragon floats ashore after he falls off the cliff. He trained the horse himself, along with another trainer. When it came to filming, the horse did it in first take and never managed to get it right after that, so they used the first take. Onto Kaitoke Regional Park. This is ...

Not in tandem at Taupo

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury

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... so decided that this would be the first thing we would do upon arrival in Taupo, to get it out of the way.

We arrived at Tandem Skydive Taupo only to be told to return in an hour and a half. The supposedly nervous Lyndsey spent most of this period taking a nap while I paced nervously up and down Linford. Upon our return to Skydive Taupo we registered details of our next of kin. We signed an indemnity absolving everyone from the New Zealand ...

Day 57 - Whakapapa to Lake Taupo (62 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour

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... The falls were impressive with enough water discharged from them to fill 5 Olympic sized swimming pools per second! The volume plus the white/blue colour of the water and spray makes these the most photographed falls in NZ (apparently). After the falls visit we headed off into town to see the harbour which had a float plane and a mixture of boats moored in it and then found a lakeside restaurant for a serving of "fush and ...

Day 3 in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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... largest wild sport trout fishing in the world! mostly rainbow trout which were brought in from California in 1898..there are a few brown trout around which were introduced in 1887 but primarily rainbow...you need a licence and are only allowed to bring home 3 trout per day per person...they must be 40 cm long or longer....no bait or spear gun fishing allowed...just trolling, spin, and fly fishing allowed...hence term sport trout fishing! We passed a major ...

A head for heights

A travel blog entry by jodialison

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... were fixed up with our harnesses and ropes then given a demo on how to hook-up and unhook ourselves from the ropes. Each person doing a challenge is tied to their partner on the ground and it's their job to make sure the rope is tight at all times in case they fall........putting our lives in each others hands! I was picked out by the instructor to do the first challenge and was fine climbing up until I realised how high I was!! We each did ...

Location

This hotel, located on 3 Wakeman Road, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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