Lake Tarawera Rheinland Lodge
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... above and silver below and how it helped the tribes find their way in the forests. And then we got to see GLOW WORMS, just hanging out in the forest. That was pretty amazing. Sadly, there were no kiwi sightings-we were probably making too much noise. Then we were led straight back to the entrance where our shuttle bus was waiting for us at 8.30pm exactly. I thoroughly enjoyed my Maori cultural experience and my hangi dinner and can't wait to share with you the videos I ...
... The pool was so hot though that after a while you really needed to get out, so it didn't really matter that it was only about 10 degrees outside. After getting our kit back on we headed back up to the geothermal park cafe for coffee and cake to warm us up before being picked up and returning to Rotorua.
We made a super yummy lunch of avocado, cherry tomatoes and spinach on toast before catching up with laundry and then heading out ...
... along the last few kilometres but we got there in the end. When we found the stream it was only tepid due to the recent cold weather. This hadn't stopped several locals hopping in however! We weren't quite as tempted so decided to give it a miss.
Back at Rotorua we visited the night market. There wasn't anything we were particularly interested in that we could eat. Instead we grabbed a delicious rib dinner in a pub which used to be a police station, before packing and heading to ...
We stumbled upon a rather long walk in the end that took us along a lovely River and ended with some spectacular blue water rushing towards a small waterfall. The day warmed up and my long johns were certainly overkill. I was basically wearing what I had done so on the Tongariro crossing.
Hulka Falls are small but nice nonetheless. The motor boats are popular to ride in and come zooming up to waterfalls edge.
We met an Australian family from ...
... been travellers are always looking out for a bargain. We did not purchase anything apart from a drink from a burger van though. After the refreshing beverage, we headed along the lake, towards the botanic gardens. After a short walk in the gardens we headed to a beautiful old building, which turned out to be the Rotorua museum, but unfortunately we never got a chance to go inside.
We had to get back to hostel for an evening activity we had booked. It was called ...
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