Tongariro River Motel

Cnr State Highway 1 and Link Road, Turangi, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Cnr State Highway 1 and Link Road, Turangi, is near Rafting New Zealand, Stratford Clock Tower, and Tongariro River.
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    Saturday 13th

    A travel blog entry by petes.van on Sep 13, 2014

    18 photos

    ... beautiful scenery. Besides, there’s always the chance I’ll see him down the road, either pulled up in a speed trap or in a ditch. You have to have hope.
    Ohakune is lively this afternoon, it is a Saturday in the ski season after all. I walk about the town to work out the stiffness in my back and legs, and look for a ...

    Well trodden, but well worth it

    A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit on Apr 22, 2014

    74 photos

    ... use it. As we descended down we entered the actual danger zone and saw signs on both sides of the active volcano.

    Thankfully though no eruptions today, and even the forecast of rain in the afternoon proved to be untrue. We arrived back at Ketetahi car park around 3pm, 30 minutes before our earliest pickup time and had a nice relaxing seat.

    GR: I massively enjoyed today's activity and can easily see why it deserves its place ...


    A travel blog entry by cathirving on Mar 17, 2014

    ... in the weather to be able to do something! So first thing we drove right to the top of Whakapappa ski field, parked up, and made the rest of our journey up Mt Ruapehu to Meads Wall AKA Mordor! It was amazing scenery- just like the jagged rocks and mountains you see in the films. We visited the sites where Gollum jumps down from a high rock to attack Frodo and Sam, and also where the hobbits continually get lost trying to get to the Black gate. The ...

    Tongariro Northern Circuit

    A travel blog entry by neil.scannell on Mar 04, 2014

    1 comment, 53 photos

    ... and packed our bags. We put on our rain gear and ventured out into the eye of the storm. The wind gusted and the rain pelted, yet we pressed on walking with a lean to avoid being blown away. When we dipped into a valley out of the wind, we looked up to see the cloud we were traveling through. We weren't just walking through a rain storm, we were walking through an actual cloud. We estimate that the winds were around 45 mph on the exposed desert. The trail went into a forest where ...

    Life on the road

    A travel blog entry by philandmups on Feb 26, 2014

    3 photos

    ... off at the same attraction as the Kiwi Experience bus carrying twenty-somethings around the country, and marvelling at how the road maps don't always match the road signs. But I wouldn't change a thing. As we know, life's all about the journey (though don't tell Phil when he's moaning about the petrol prices...). Phil and Mups ...