Dunrovin Motel

140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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North to Mount Doom

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour

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... headed to the geothermal pools for a morning dip. There were two large green pools 38 and 40 degrees temperature, a couple of make-you-feel-like-a-lobster jacuzzis and one chlorinated and apparently unheated pool (which we steered well clear of). It wasn't as Chloe friendly as an ordinary swimming pool particularly as we, being the neurotic medics that we are, were taking the "don't submerge your head as you might get amoebic meningitis" rule very ...

Land of Lord of the Rings

A travel blog entry by heidilockwood

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... She also told us how her sister chocked on a potato peel...
On our first evening in Rotorua we visited the Polynesian spa (one of the top 10 spas in the world), where we bathed in the hot springs while gazing at the stars (and took pictures of ourselves). On our second day we went white water rafting (which included rafting down a 7ft waterfall), and went zorbing which was so much fun! Our third day of our 3 day spending spree was spent ...

Race Day!!!!

A travel blog entry by tahl

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Race day all in all went as perfect as race days go.
Lake Taupo is so clear I could see the bottom the whole entire swim. It was mezmerizing (and not icky or scary)
The scenery on the bike (when I actually looked around) was quite literally the best I've ever seen. I even saw a cow stampede (probably not really called that)
which made dust fly all over the road.
Some highlights in no ...

Conquering Mount Doom in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lizzyian

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... got to the bottom and got hit by the worst cramp in my thighs I had ever had, I was literally writhing on the floor in agony. Fortunately a passing German couple helped me and the man gave me a bit of a massage (all the best stories involve a strange German man massaging you.) This meant, however, that I had to take a long break to get over my cramp and then I was a pathetic hobbling wreck for the rest of the walk. My slower pace meant I was far too late for my bus ...

A Walk in the (National) Park

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall

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... this had hundreds of steep steps, each time you thought you had finished it you turned a corner and saw more going into the distance. After about 1 hour of stairs though you were at the base of Mount Doom and just beside a crater (creatively called the south crater), the result of a previous eruption. It just looked like wasteland, all bare for big distances. The next crater (Red - again creative!) was even more impressive, this I saw from ...

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This motel, located on 140 Heu Heu St, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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