Waimahana Luxury Lakeside Apartments

2 Lowell Place off Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Taupo

Day 2

A travel blog entry by rich

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If anything, my second day on the Queen Charlotte track actually surpassed the previous one! Read on... I enjoyed a great nights sleep as I used the blankets from the other beds to keep me warm! After waking up at 8am, I had a quick stroll around the bay, but by 9.30am I was on my way again. It was a little difficult to leave the roaring fire in …

North to Mount Doom

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour


... for another hour or so up to the town of Taupo which sits on the shores of the (very large, largest in Australasia, although only the size of Singapore not the commonly used size-indicator: Wales) lake of the same name. Our campsite also happens to be the sight of the towns geothermal pools which we will be exploring tomorrow! After a brief foray around the town looking for inspiration for a meal out we opted to head back and eat at the onsite ...

Land of Lord of the Rings

A travel blog entry by heidilockwood


... and a vast variety of exciting activities. We checked into Cactus Jacks: a charming hostel (and in fact one of favourites), but a hostel which seemed to be a permanent residence for a bunch of complete nutters. The worst, an older lady who, quote, 'cannot visit England because of the war between her family's crest and another's' and through fear that this ongoing war will mean she is put into a dungeon, or worse, mysteriously killed like many of ...

Day one in lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman


... dormant volcanoes around! OK...rock sculptures...carved in recent times...1938 by mauri's...not famous for age but most sculptures were on trees not rocks...so very rare...sculpture was of the chief...known as a good mimic...lines around face all represent important and women...very well done! Lots to do on lake....handicapped sailing boats, trout fishing, parasailing, canoeing, paddle boards, cycling, skydive, hiking,etc, ...

Conquering Mount Doom in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lizzyian


... got to the bottom and got hit by the worst cramp in my thighs I had ever had, I was literally writhing on the floor in agony. Fortunately a passing German couple helped me and the man gave me a bit of a massage (all the best stories involve a strange German man massaging you.) This meant, however, that I had to take a long break to get over my cramp and then I was a pathetic hobbling wreck for the rest of the walk. My slower pace meant I was far too late for my bus ...

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This hotel, located on 2 Lowell Place off Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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