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.
... said 4 words to each other. Now I was leaving everything I own to a crazy Norwegian ex army nurse. As we approached the dive height, Eli was first up, the door to the plane was thrown open and all the paying customers lost their breath. It's not natural for the plane door to be open. From where I was sitting I could see Eli's face as they manoeuvred her to the door, her legs dangling over the edge. Her face white against the brilliantly blue sky. We really couldn't have had ...
... The harbour was very nice with with a backdrop of surrounding mountains and a magnificent seascape to enjoy as you wander amongst the quaintly restored wooden bistro bars and cafés. The atmosphere in the city was laid back but with a sporty vibe. There were lots going on such as bike hire, 'stand up paddle yoga' , helicopter rides , climbing walls and street entertainers as well as the usual water sports ...
... colour. Orange for example indicates Arsenic and yellow shows the presence of Acid-Sulphate. For the whole time I was at Waiotapu I was convinced my calling in life was as a volcanologist, except not the geeky kind like the cool explosions and boiling water kind. After my trip to Waiotapu I went for a quick dip in a nearby hot spring and on the way back saw the most amazing rainbow. I got out my car and did a little dance it was so special. I felt like that man in the you ...
We left Whakapapa for the fairly short journey to Taupo on the north east shore of Lake Taupo. To reach the southern end of Lake Taupo we used a different route from the one we had used two days earlier. It unexpectedly gave us a very good view of the other sides of Ngauruhoe and Tongariro and we could see that one of them was puffing away emitting fumes from a couple of vents. We could also smell the sulphur in the air. Having parked the car at ...