Anchorage Resort Motel

State Highway 1, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star motel
Prices starting from $84.00

Travel Blogs from Taupo

Taupo and Rotouru

A travel blog entry by jaredmein

... for three nights where we paid for two getting one night free :) In the evening we paid cornflake cakes and went swimming in the hot pools. Arriving into Rotouru the smell of sulphur hits you instantly and it doesn't go away. The smells are due to the geothermal activities, and a lot of fields have smoke coming out the ground , and you will find a lot of hot mud pools. The next day we were up early to go to Wait a pu which is a ...

Fear is temporary...achievement is forever

A travel blog entry by erotergum


... climbing Mt Kilimangjaro (but I guess all volcanic mountains will be similar). Speaking of which my dad would have loved this walk, it's rated the best day hike in the world and I'm so glad I did it. Obviously it's where Lord of the Rings was filmed and I must admit I am not a fan of those films but I can appreciate the landscape. It was freezing cold most of the way and at times we had to full on rock climb up to places and the whole time we would be laughing and singing (she'll ...

Tongariro Crossing

A travel blog entry by sophiesadler

20km over rough terrain trekking up a mountain... And we paid $65 to do this say whaaa?!! Jesus ******** hellfire!! My LEGS! The devils staircase was the actual death of me. Realisation check of how unfit we have become since travelling! It was a great day though, some of the funniest ...

Hot Pool drama

A travel blog entry by steffielou


... cones that Bobby wanted so we left with nothing!
So tonight was a bit of a feats in terms of dinner: fajitas with steak, corn on the cob, chicken legs, rice, peppers, cheese, salsa and avocado salad.
We spent the evening chilling out and making sandwiches and things for tomorrows hike across the Tongariro. We were going to have to get up at about 5.30 the next morning so it we called it a night fairly early on.

Facing our fears - Taupo

A travel blog entry by capel


... seem to walk down to the river and enjoy bathing in one of the hot water spots here. It was a really lovely sight watching every body having fun, and it really makes you jealous of the outdoor lifestyle here.

The remaining journey to Okahune was no less impressive than the day had turned out to be. The road ascends into Tongariro National Park and offers more stunning vistas, but its most tantalising features are the 3 active volcanoes. One of ...

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This 4 star motel, located on State Highway 1, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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