Karaka Tree Motel

Address: 216 Lake Terrace, Taupo, North Island, TAUPO, New Zealand | 4 star motel
Searching for availability...
*Prices above are provided by partners for one room, double occupancy and do not include all taxes and fees. Please see our partners for full details.

How has this motel rated in the past?

  What's this?
Discover trends in hotel experiences based on real traveler reviews and ratings. Mouse over circles to see what some travelers had to say.


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.
Map this motel



    TripAdvisor Reviews Karaka Tree Motel Taupo

    3.00 of 5 stars Good

    Travel Blogs from Taupo

    Our extra day in Taupo

    A travel blog entry by hrw on May 07, 2015

    3 photos

    ... vents, it is around 143m to the bottom! On a clear day you normally get a fab view of Mount Doom from LOTR. On the way back from the carvings the water had started to get rather choppy and after a soaking from a wave over the bow of the boat we headed inside to dry off and warm up before getting back on land. Back at the hostel we introduced Tim to tea and biscuits and spent the evening with a few others in the hostel as the rain was back yet ...

    A New Zealand update...

    A travel blog entry by robhoskin on Apr 10, 2015

    1 comment, 13 photos

    ... Luckily our next destination, Cathedral Cove, was just a five minute drive away and we hadn't driven all this way for the beach. This was a 40 minute walk to a beach which has a huge cove. However the highlight of the walk wasn't the cove but stingray bay. We were intrigued as to why it was called stingray bay, was it full of stingrays. Yes it was. The beach was deserted but for a man knee deep in water looking around. We asked if there was stingray and he said there ...

    15,000 ft

    A travel blog entry by yonatan on Mar 05, 2015

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... 1488;ז החלטנ 93; לחזור להוסט 00; ולנוח. בהוסט 00; ראינו קצת טלויז 97;ה ובערב נסענו לסופר בשביל ...

    New Zealand - end of the North Island

    A travel blog entry by flipflopstop on Feb 27, 2015

    16 photos

    On our way to the next stopover, we stopped off at Hobbiton, which is the place where The Shire was filmed in the Hobbit and Lord Of The Rings films. It was really cool walking amongst the hills seeing the hobbit houses. Peter Jackson make sure that it looked exactly like the details described in the books. They said he was such a perfectionist, even to the point of hand painting hundreds of thousands of leaves to make them the exact colours that he wanted, ...

    Looking Back

    A travel blog entry by champa on Feb 08, 2015

    12 photos

    ... know, the planet is shrinking all the time.

    Once upon a time I would never have even imagined that we would be travelling on the opposite side of the world and that in our own motor-home so all things are possible.

    As we say our goodbyes we also exchange contact details and we will always have all these people in our hearts.