Comfort Inn Cascades
Travel Blogs from Taupo
Well there are simply too many activities to do in and around Rotorua given it's the 2nd largest tourist destinations in NZ. Given the time constraints, we could only fit in a couple:
Wai-o-taup Thermal Wonderland - we saw the mud pool and Lady Knox Geyser at the entrance area first, then took a 90 minutes guided walk to see all of …
... wine country to Lawson Dry Hills. Our taster from the day before was on again and remembered us. Kerry, from Bubbly Grapes was also there with another group, and Kellie and her had a chat whilst I dealt with more important matters. It's not everyday that you can buy a wine voted best in the world, so we would have been fools to miss out. Our purchase complete we headed to the ferry port and had ...
... river rafting. The next day the weather took a turn and was now only about 5 degrees with showers. Thankfully the river rafting crew had nice and warm wet suits and fleeces for us. The trip was brilliant! We went down 14km of rapids on the river and it was so much fun!! We were about 2 hours on the water but it felt like 10 minutes!!! A great end to a great stay in Taupo! On to Napier next before we hit ...
... staying. We open the door and there are literally about 20 people crammed into this tiny dorm room – awesome!! Everybody’s there and everybody is the in the party mood which really lifts my spirits. The staff don’t seem to care about the noise or the fact there’s alcohol in the rooms. A lot of wine later we head down to the bar. Everybody is pretty hammered and I guess when you put 40 random people together on a bus for nearly month the ...
... really cool thing about being on a volcanic island. For no money at all you can go down to the local river and watch steaming hot water come over the mini waterfalls and into the main river. This provides a nice warm bath for locals or tourists like us! The river access is through a nicely maintained park so we took a picnic and spent a good couple of hours swimming around. The water was surprisingly hot and it was so weird that as ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking