Ascot On Fenton

247 Fenton Street, Rotorua, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $104.00

Travel Blogs from Rotorua

Got gas

A travel blog entry by jandjsgrandtour


... and mud pools etc, but the second site, Wai OTapu is by far the more impressive. It also boasts an active geyser but although this errupts naturally to its own timetable, this doesn't meet the demands of mass tourism so they induce it to erupt at 10:15 on a daily basis. They pour something like soap powder down the spout and after a few minutes of frothing, it shoots up a spout of steaming water. It seems to be diminished by ...

Honking Holes, Hongi and Haka

A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit


... to share our new found skill.

After the show ended we were sent off to bed for story time, whether this is a Māori tradition or simply a way to get us to go to bed at 10pm we are not sure. But as Richard said earlier in the day, anything we want to know just ask. If he doesn't know, he will talk until we have forgotten the question we asked. Which is exactly what he did and soon most of the room was dozing or already asleep (Gillian for one).

New Zealand - Rotorua

A travel blog entry by tereza-gonzalo


... we entered the natural amphitheater. There was nobody checking tickets.

Nonetheless, we can honestly say that what followed was incomparably better. Wai-O-Tapu is said to be New Zealand´s most colorful and diverse volcanic area. We managed to observe innumerable colors of every tint and hue displayed in pools, lakes, craters, steam vents, mineral terraces and even the tracks we walked on. In my opinion the most impressive of all thermal sights we witnessed that ...

Rotten eggs, horses and Maoris

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw


... climbing wall, a café and the cinema. The cinema has nice comfy armchair type seats with mini tables and if you order drinks at the cafe they bring them into the cinema for you. They also have a smaller cinema with about 8 seats. After the cinema we made our way to Rotorua museum which is located in the former thermal baths. Lots of Maori artefacts and stories about the terrible volcanic eruption in the 1800s.

p.s. (from the other traveller) - with a bit ...


A travel blog entry by lgodfrey3


... one member of the groups to say why we are here and what are intentions are after he has given a Maori speech. We then have to touch noses and foreheads and breath the same air. After he explains that that the buildings are painted in traditional red, black and white. That Maori children are taught in a Maori school in Maori from primary to university. That they have parliamentary representation. This is a powerful tribe whose navigational skills of using the ...

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This motel, located on 247 Fenton Street, Rotorua, is near Tamaki Maori Village, Polynesian Spa, Rotorua Museum, and Rotorua Museum.
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