No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travel Blogs from Taupo
... weather and instead of taking the recommended hour to walk around, we only took about 40 minutes. Saying that I think we saw everything just maybe didn't gawp quite as long as we might have. After a quick cup of tea and a scone at the Helitours cafe, tea quite reasonable, helicopter rides at about $10 a minute, we went off in search for somewhere to stay. Driving through Taupo we passed loads of motels but nothing quite ...
Arrived in lovely Taupo (pronounced toe-paw), NZ's largest lake and in fact the largest lake in Australasia, covering an area roughly the size of Singapore! It was formed 26,500 years ago by a massive volcanic eruption (the largest eruption in the last 5000 years!). The bang blew a 660 sq km hole in the earth and sent ash flying all over the world, apparently even China felt the blast! It threw out "750 cu km of ash and pumice, making Krakatoa (8cu km) look like a pimple" (New ...
... dive partner. I can't remember his name now which sounds bad but I'm guessing a lot else was running through my mind. I climbed into my blue jumpsuit and stepped into my harness which he helped me with. Then it was just a waiting game until they were given the go ahead. I stood there with my arms out and away from my body for the whole time that we waited. I was scared that I might knock something on my harness out of place and all sorts - a bit of ...
... day - I am excited to add some more stunning photos to our own library that we have been accumulating. We took a walk around Taupo town centre this afternoon - so as not to completely have wasted a day - and stumbled across a shop with White Water Rafting plastered across the front. Immediately we were intrigued and thought we'd head in for a browse. Somehow a little look around and a friendly chat turned into a ...
... br> After my visit of the Aratiatia Rapids and the Huka Falls it was definitely time for me to visit the geothermal wonders of the area. The biggest attraction was the "Craters of the Moon Thermal Area". I spent about an hour walking through this area consisting of various craters, fumaroles (openings in the earth's surface through which geothermal steam and gases are emitted) and mudpools. It was very interesting to see the earth boiling and to sense the smell of rotten eggs from ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting