Ruapehu Mountain Motel & Lodge

4-6 Foyle Street, Ohakune, North Island, 4625, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $73.00

Travel Blogs from Ohakune

More thermal exploration in Taupo

A travel blog entry by ourlifeinchina


Before daybreak at 7am, LG went to the nearby famous Wairakei golf course to have a round of golf. We headed out after boys breakfast. After some photo stops along Lake Taupo and town center, we went on to see Huka Fall.

After reaching Spa Thermal Park, we started on the path toward Huka Fall. Quickly I realized it was too ambitious …

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 & ...

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