Baywater Motor Inn

126 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, 3330, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Taupo

Day one in lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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... bribie markets! We then had a stroll down to the harbour to wait for our boat trip! Lovely day! Lake Taupo is the largest lake in Australasia caused by a gigantic volcanoes eruption in 181 AD. It is larger than Singapore...625 sq metres.. 44 metres north to south...130 metres deep...in total 60 cubic km of water! The volcano sent up ash which put the Romans and Chinese in darkness for 3 days. NZ was covered in ash to a ...

Eat, drink and be Maori

A travel blog entry by barbaramorse9

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Before we left Rotorua, we wandered down to St Faith's Church, the 'Maori Church' situated in a local Maori village. It is truly beautiful with a good blend of Maori and Christian traditions and a wonderful window of Christ walking on Lake Rotorua, which is just behind the church. The church ask visitors not to post pictures on the internet, so if you're interested, google "St Faith's Rotorua" (other search engines ...

Taupo Times

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall

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... away: the optimum way to have a brew when it's impossible to keep milk! The smallest milk container I've found in NZ has been 1 litre and although there's usually fridges at the hostels it will have gone off by the time I reach them on the bus. So working through the alternatives: a) Avoid tea and coffee for the 6 weeks I am over here other than those in cafes / stop offs on the tour b) Go without milk - meaning black tea and coffee c) Coffeemate I ...

Bungy Jumping!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14

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... a rest was necessary. In addition, he intelligently deduced that if he started swimming from where he ended, he would wind up on the other side, but at the base of high cliffs with no way to get out of the river. So…he walked upriver on the steep bank on the other side, until he was slightly upriver from us, then dove in and headed back. He did a great job and made it across, and only about 100 yards downriver from us, so was able to walk back to meet ...

Extreme Taupo

A travel blog entry by katandpete

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... It is rated as one of the top three best walks in the world and crosses two volcanoes and spectacular alpine landscape. It starts off relatively easy for the first hour then you hit a section they call 'The Devil's staircase' and it all goes down hill from there :-) It was by far the hardest walk I've ever done and I've climbed a few hills in my time. But the scenery you see along the way is out of this world and makes it all worthwhile :-) You walk ...

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This motel, located on 126 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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