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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      A travel blog entry by tomandnicky on Dec 02, 2014

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      ... up in the free carpark (how many natural attractions in England can you visit without having to at least pay for parking?) and got out of the car to be greeted by the sound that only a powerful waterfall can make. We walked over to a bridge, which spanned over some white water rapids and looked down to the actual waterfall. Apparently enough water passes through these rapids to fill 50 Olympic swimming pools every minute, or something like that - whatever the number ...

      Chapter 5 - River Valley

      A travel blog entry by jbishop1991 on Nov 25, 2014

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      ... front while others divulged in card/drinking games. The sleeping situation last night was incredibly cosy as three bunks were joined together. It was like a game of Tetris to ensure everyone was feet to feet or head to head! The night had an added bonus as (other) Jack decided to specifically wake me up at 3am to ask whether I could see two strangers in our room. No I couldn't. Go back to sleep Jack, you nutter! We are currently having a chilled morning at ...

      Day 26

      A travel blog entry by becky_whitmore on Sep 15, 2014

      ... nervous beforehand, just concerned about the possibility of being sick in my delicate condition! I was scared as we moved towards the door of the plane to jump but as soon as we were out I felt relaxed and excited at the same time, it was amazing going through the clouds, the free fall felt like forever and when he opened the parachute I could see everything below me and it was beautiful. I got a chance to steer for a bit and enjoy the view, and ...


      A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991 on May 12, 2014

      ... old friend of mine who works there called Tim and went for lunch with him. Drove to lake taupo Mums POV Waking early next morning to head for breakfast in a little cafe recommended by Darryl we were shaken by the repeated announcement over the hotel intercom piped loudly into our room - IMMEDIATELY EVACUATE THE BUILDING BY THE NEAREST EXIT. George was in the shower and I was half way through drying my hair. In a fit of panic with fear of an earthquake at the forefront of my mind ...

      The Pilgrimage of Mount Doom

      A travel blog entry by filipmontberg on Mar 23, 2014

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      ... the same hostel as us and she was incredibly friendly so we spent the rest of the hike up to the red crater, the emerald lakes and the blue lake with her as well as all the way down. Although we walked in quite the rapid pace and hardly stopped for lunch, we had to rush a bit to make it to the last bus back.
      Now we're back at the hostel exhausted after the 8h long and very strenuous hike all showered and clean and just relaxing as we're moving on to wellington tomorrow!