Karaka Tree Motel

Address: 216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, TAUPO, New Zealand | 4 star motel
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This 4 star motel, located on 216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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Travel Blogs from Taupo

Taupo, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by chelseanoble90 on Dec 11, 2014

After watching the Hobbit movie and finally leaving the cinema at 3am, the following morning we needed to be up early for our bus, that was taking us to Taupo, so woke up very tired and hazy. After an hour an a half journey and arrival to our next hostel, I eventually realised that I left my phone at the previous hostel. Typical. Luckily it was still there, so revisited Rotorua the following day! Prior to that though, ...


A travel blog entry by ruthweeden on Nov 26, 2014

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After leaving Rotorua, we headed for Taupo which has the largest lake in Australasia. On the way we stopped at Wai-O-Tapu which is a thermal site. Words and pictures do not really do this justice. The waters are all naturally over 100 degrees and because of the mineral elements are different in colour, and the smell of sulphur is very very strong. In the ...

Free Falling

A travel blog entry by tholdsworth89 on Sep 14, 2014

... off a mad day, Scott and I went to McDonald’s. We bumped into a group including James and Junior Lewis, who watched on as Scott drunkenly decided to spin the propeller on the front of the aeroplane restaurant (it made a great video). According to James, this was almost as funny as an incident moments earlier that involved Junior Lewis falling over in the middle of McDonald’s with no one around him. Think Del Boy in that famous Only Fools and Horses scene and you'll get the ...

Lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by kalie on Aug 17, 2014

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... day, I took Lucy and Clare with me to Haku Falls, the Craters of the Moon, and then a place called the Honey Hive! The Haku falls are not tall, but have a fantastic amount of water going over them. The Craters of the Moon was pretty good too, and the honey hive was great - I got mead and honey peanut butter. Soooo gooooddd. I brought them back to Taupo, then went on my way to Tauranga... read the next entry for that story!

North to Mount Doom

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour on May 10, 2014

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... still arrived in plenty of time for a few goes down the slide before we dragged Chloe (who was understandably reluctant to leave) away for lunch. We speant the afternoon in Lower Hutt visiting the Dowse museum of modern art including ceramics and a Pataka (Maori store house) which has historic significance linking Maori leaderships throughout NZ.

Day 17

This was our day to visit Wellington. We caught the bus from outside our ...