Karaka Tree Motel

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

Wind in our Hair

A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jun 26, 2014

8 photos

... us close to the Huka Falls, allowing us to take some great pictures of the area's famous waterfall. Even though Niagara Falls is much bigger, we still enjoyed the views, and the wind in our hair on our boat ride.

It was still not even noon when we had finished our day's scheduled events, so we checked in at our hotel and drove into town for some window browsing. We ate lunch at a cafe, got groceries for the next day, and dropped by the tourist information ...

Taupo

A travel blog entry by victoriakd on Mar 28, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... When we flew into Taupo the views were absolutely incredible, so many hot pools, ive never seen anything like it! Got to the Hilton and I set up all the computers for the conference. Before we got started they had put on a lovely lunch :) the conference all went well, me and Thad (the IT guy) were stressing that the videos wouldn’t work but it all went smoothly thank god. After the conference we all went to the bar and had some drinks on the balcony which ...

The Pilgrimage of Mount Doom

A travel blog entry by filipmontberg on Mar 23, 2014

57 photos

... the top was quite difficult as unlike the rest of the hike there was no prepared path so you had to walk in a loose mixture of ash, sand and stone that kept sliding down so for every one step you took forward you slid half a step back... Once you get closer to the crater the landscape turns red due to minerals in the residue and if we ever walk on Mars this is what I imagine the landscape will look like... The crater itself, although filled up with rock and ...

It's all about the water in Taupo...

A travel blog entry by lilyloves on Feb 25, 2014

9 photos

... lots and lots of water falling over a very big edge and along the way did lots of very fast spins and turns, missing trees and ducks in the water.

Then off for a walk we went to see the Huka Falls from above, the water was rushing very fast and I am glad that I didn't go for a swim! Along the way we stopped at the spa park, a natural hot spring and went for a little dip in the water. ...

Canadian Girl in a Kiwi World

A travel blog entry by tayrae on Feb 11, 2014

... are called capsicums here. Ground beef is called mince. Candy is known as lollies. An evening meal, what I know as supper or dinner, is sometimes called tea here. As in, “I cooked a nice tea last night”. When reporting that I am enjoying delicious food, I might say “this is yum” or “this tastes sooo nice” instead of “this tastes good”.

4. Kiwi Coffee Trends.
At home it is common to drink brewed ...

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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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