Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

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

First week in Ohakune

A travel blog entry by funkymonk132


... br> I have occasionally been meeting up with the aforementioned German guys I met that first night. Their names are Jan and Maurice (or MK). They are cool and seem to attract the right kind of attention. I think it helps that they have a car which is covered in hand-painted designs! I have met a good variety of people through them, mostly fellow WWOOFers here for the ski season. There was a young guy called Mike who's down from Auckland, a(nother) German guy who seems to sleep ...

Well trodden, but well worth it

A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit


... use it. As we descended down we entered the actual danger zone and saw signs on both sides of the active volcano.

Thankfully though no eruptions today, and even the forecast of rain in the afternoon proved to be untrue. We arrived back at Ketetahi car park around 3pm, 30 minutes before our earliest pickup time and had a nice relaxing seat.

GR: I massively enjoyed today's activity and can easily see why it deserves its place ...

Mount doom!

A travel blog entry by groteboze


Since Albert has some problems with his knee, he couldn't walk very far. Simon also didn't feel like hiking, so it was just me and Benny that set out on our own little epic quest - to walk a few km on the road to mount doom (or hgarua or something like it, as it's called on the map). We went an astonishing 3km in (out of 24) and turned, so our friends would not ...

Swell, and more caves

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... through the lowest cave, a home to thousands of glow worms. And the worms really put on a good show. Unfortunately, no cameras allowed, so you'll have to take our word for it, although we might add some publicity shots from the internet to our blog.

We arrived at Hamilton in the mid-afternoon, using the town as another pit-stop on our journey back to Auckland.

Martin & ...

Good Day to Fly a Kite, Not Climb a Mountain

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth


... yet. I kept saying to myself, once we get to the top we can stop and put on our rain pants. Of course, there was one false peak after another. By the time we reached the true top, rain was seeping through Holly's pants. Bad on me. We joined a couple taking shelter behind a small ridge to put our pants on. Good thing we did, the rain only became heavier as we went.

The trail kept climbing and the weather matched it with ...

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