The Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Cottage Mews Motel Taupo
Great hosts very helpful. Our room is very comfortable. Our room has a lovely view of the lake .
Free laundry facilities.
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A pleasant drive to Taupo. This is a very picturesque town situated on the beautiful Lake Taupo.
Today is a beautiful day, warm with clear blue skies and a gentle breeze. The view of the lake from the road was lovely, calm with multiple sailing craft on the lake, with snow covered mountains as a backdrop.
... of the plane, with his feet against the outside of the plane and his hand gripping the door. Herb and I sat down, and I got into "banana" position--my feet outside the plane, bent along the side, hips forward, hands on my harness, and my head back against Herb's shoulder. On three, he propelled us out of the plane and we did a few 360 flips before stabilizing (at this point, he tapped me so I could take ...
... park. We got to explore the waterfalls in the volcanic region - and of course we took many photos there. A lot of filming for the Lord of the Rings was done at the national park - which made it of course even cooler! The park was so pretty, and it was such a warm day so I ended up wearing my sunglasses and taking my jumper off. Jonny even walked it in flip flops! (But I'm sure he regretted that seeing as it was quite rocky and stoney). The park is dominated ...
... time to jump out of the plane. I went first and it was the best feeling ever and I enjoyed every moment from jumping out of the plane to freefalling and then to the parachute going up. Colm did not watch me jump out of the plane and if you look at the video you could tell he was nervous. However, his nerves soon ended as he loved freefalling for the sixty seconds and then enjoyed all of the views whilst coming down in the parachute. His video is hilarious to watch ...
We arrived in Taupo today. Lake Taupo is the largest fresh water lake in Australasia. Beautiful! We spent time along the waterfront before heading to Huka Falls. We also checked out a dam. ...