Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

4-6 Foyle Street, Ohakune, North Island, 4625, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Ohakune

New Zealand north island

A travel blog entry by lukebillinge on Jul 07, 2014

36 photos

... the air. A brilliant feeling, less exhilarating but awesome views to take in of lake Taupo and the mountains nearby. During this part he taught me how to steer us so I had a go at gliding around in different directions, so cool! Unfortunately after 4-5 minutes, it's all over! Everyone loved it though, incredible experience! However, a few minutes after landing I started to feel very nauseous. Very nauseous indeed, which lead to the inevitable run to the bathroom and out it ...

First week in Ohakune

A travel blog entry by funkymonk132 on May 26, 2014

27 photos

... were tingling and made me ever-so aware that if a train came along the track whilst I was walking beside it, I'd have to run for it or hold on bloody tight. However, the entire time we'd been walking, not a single train had passed, so I got Charlie back on the leash, reigned him in and began walking across, ears straining for the tell-tale rumble of a locomotive. (I hope I'm getting the tension through here; I'm really trying). As you've probably guessed, we didn't get ...

From Taupo to Okakune

A travel blog entry by pandora205 on Mar 24, 2014

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As we left Taupo we made a diversion to Waiotapu's Hot Springs, which is tucked away in the bush on the river. Here a hot stream of water mingles with a hot stream, making a perfect place for a dip. There were several bathers enjoying the warm sunshine and the perfect temperature of the water. We picnicked ...

Tongariro Crossing Here we come :)

A travel blog entry by worldchallenge on Mar 17, 2014

6 photos

... water-filled explosion craters called the Emerald Lakes come into view. Their brilliant colour is because of minerals such as sulphur leaching from the adjoining thermal area.The Maori name for the lakes is Ngarotopounamu meaning greenstone-hued lakes.Despite being surrounded by fumaroles, the lakes are cold and freeze over in winter. The water is acidic with a pH ...

Tongariro Northern Circuit

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell on Mar 04, 2014

1 comment, 53 photos

... cone shaped volcano you've always imagined. So we scaled that bad boy bottom to top in an hour and a half. The view at the top was unbeatable! We stood above the clouds looking at Tongariro National Park all around us, Mount Ruapehu in the distance, and a giant crater below us. You won't believe me when I say this, but the trip down took us only 15 minutes! While we climbed the rocks up, we slid on the sand on the way down. From here we continued on the trail to the summit of ...

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