Baywater Lakeview Motel
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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... so as not to miss the “boil up.” I basically just took up space trying to help as we emptied the trailer of the sheep poop bags and replaced them with a small dingy (actually a small sail boat without the mast or sails), tackle box, fishing rods, and assorted gear. They barely spoke they were so in the zone! I kept asking what else needed to be done and kept getting mumbles or one word answers, so finally I just tried to stay out of the way and went to put ...
... Crossing - a volcanic area with 3 volcanoes, one of which is known as Mount Doom from the Lord of the Rings films. We started the walk at 7am and it started off quite gently but gradually got steeper and steeper and suddenly not going to bed didn't seem like quite such a good idea! Although the hiking was tough the scenery was stunning and there was lots of geothermal activity and good photo ops! We made it to the top of the Crossing around 11am ...
After watching the Hobbit movie and finally leaving the cinema at 3am, the following morning we needed to be up early for our bus, that was taking us to Taupo, so woke up very tired and hazy. After an hour an a half journey and arrival to our next hostel, I eventually realised that I left my phone at the previous hostel. Typical. Luckily it was still there, so revisited Rotorua the following day! Prior to that though, ...
... and good company. The boat was incredible with a sound system, projector and amazing fleece ponchos (I was typically British kept to more shorts n tee). What more can you ask for on a Sunday afternoon?! (I think you could even term it a booze cruise!). We all descended into the bar (conveniently next to the hostel) post cruise before a good sleep. Maybe we are a party bus?!? Some nutters, including Ellie, got up at 5am for an 8 hour walk along the Tongariro Crossing while ...
... down a pot hole and graze his hand and knee, to the Waitomo glow worm caves. We were on the second tour of the day which had around 12 people on. And boy were we glad we got up early when we saw the number of buses which had appeared during the 45 minutes we were inside!
We weren’t allowed to take any photos in the cave in order to preserve the glow worm’s habitat so this is a very ...