Tongariro River Motel

Address: 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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      Travel Blogs from Turangi

      Walking into Mordor

      A travel blog entry by wattsy on Nov 09, 2014

      14 photos

      ... Kirsty decided to take a breather part way up and sat down to have a banana. She told me to carry on and she would come up at her own pace. So I finished climbing to the summit.

      At the top there were amazing views across the lower lake with Mount Ruapehu as the backdrop, the other way you could see the upper lake with Mount Doom as it's backdrop, and then looking back over the path we had walked you could see for miles and miles across the forests of the national park.
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      Saturday 13th

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

      18 photos

      ... of woodchips – this is industry on a scale you rarely see in New Zealand, let alone in the middle of nowhere. I want to stop for eggs and coffee in Kawerau, but this is the grimmest town centre I have seen yet. There are two bottle shops, both with roller doors protecting the facades and heavy-duty mesh on the windows. It’s an odd ghetto aesthetic for a small town set among green pine-forested hills which loom overhead, their tops lost in the cloud.

      New Zealand north island

      A travel blog entry by lukebillinge on Jul 07, 2014

      36 photos

      ... strange phenomenon to see, hot pools of mud bubbling up! Anyway...... Perfect timing on my birthday to go for a skydive! About 7 of us did it. I was feeling okay by the point of getting to their base, went through all the procedures and they geared us up. I wasn't too nervous, a couple of the group were but I was more excited about it. So we hopped on board the little pink plane and up we went... About 15 minutes up and then with little warning, one by one, out you go! Sat on ...

      Tongariro National Park

      A travel blog entry by lilianbrett on Apr 20, 2014

      1 comment, 8 photos

      ... was about 10m. Had coffee and complained about how cold it was. We then drove to the start of the Tongariro crossing as the boys wanted to "have a look". Every five minutes Christians have a look was 30minutes further along the track. Luckily after 5km of "looking" Christians knee started hurting and we could turn around. Saw two couples from the lodge and they had gone a little further up the track and said the wind was so strong you could lean ...

      Tongariro alpine crossing

      A travel blog entry by lgodfrey3 on Mar 09, 2014

      24 photos

      ... see devils staircase. What we thought was it was a mere single step to this monster. 200m, moderate to difficult grade and it's going to take an hour. We start the climb this ranges from three steps or more. However even looking at three your exhausted. Every step is like carrying concrete with the hiking shoes and the bag. Half way up, I'm exhausted. We've just past the 5km mark we can't go back cause is would be pointless but going forward is taking a lot of strength. One of ...