Karaka Tree Motel

216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, TAUPO, New Zealand | 4 star motel
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Travel Blogs from Taupo

"It's fine, it rolls up to nothing"

A travel blog entry by erotergum


Had a very good nights sleep and woke up feeling fresh as a daisy! Speaking of which, Daisy was not feeling so good, she has a soar throat probably from the air conditioning on the bus. So Daisy and I are always the last on the bus, today I thought we should make an extra special effort to be first. My bags are seriously getting on my nerves now so I felt like it was time to throw things away. I already threw away many clothes back in Auckland and ...

I just really want a Greggs

A travel blog entry by charlyhurford


... nothing compared to the near heart-stopping shock I got from jumping, bum first on a rubber ring, into the underground river... The beautiful photo taken of me as a resurfaced is testament to just how cold it really was, and the involuntary shivering and teeth chattering continued for most of the rest of the morning, despite the hot chocolate and flapjacks! We trekked through the water for what felt like miles, and eventually the water inside my wetsuit ...

Canadian Girl in a Kiwi World

A travel blog entry by tayrae

... be used in place of cool, awesome, good, or even yes, okay. Every time I hear it, I silently think…sweet as WHAT? Sweet as pie? Sweet as candy? Nope, just sweet-as. Hm.

Far out. This phrase seems to mean the same thing as sweet-as. I’ll let you know when I figure it out. Maybe some of my kiwi friends reading this can explain.

Suss. As in, to suss out a ride. Meaning, to figure out or work something out.

I think my favourite ...

Up, up and away

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim


... is the plethora of little dining areas. This evening there are 24 diners and they are scattered all over the grounds and the main lodge building with the staff dashing around to deliver food. We are in the Green Room which is an outside dining area with hedges on three sides and a view down towards Huka Falls. With two large cheminee stoves, it is very pleasantly warm and we are able to sit out until late. A memorable end to a memorable day.

New Year's Eve- Skydiving!

A travel blog entry by sellers2013-14


... is one version…
You are a bit nervous as you enter the staging area, and figure that since this is such a big deal, they will spend lots of time to explain the process to you, show you a detailed video explaining dos and don'ts and then review it again with you to ensure you have fully grasped everything. Part of this expectation happens, but only a very small part! You head into the staging area, also the airplane hangar, and stow your ...

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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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