The Cove Taupo

213 Lake Tce, Taupo, North Island, 3330, New Zealand | 3 star motel
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The North Island

A travel blog entry by lanen on Feb 20, 2014

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We now arrive in genuine Maori country: far more names in their language, not just Paraparaumu. Well, sometimes a surprise pops up: an hour north of Paraparaumu, through a rather monotonous countryside, we spotted a sign saying 'Dutch Market'. And 3 minutes later, in the township of Foxton, a genuine Dutch windmill stands proudly, 2 wings sailed, …

New Zealand 7 - Taupo to Wellington to Auckland

A travel blog entry by clearyf


... guys teamed up and we just missed out on our game. Headed off down town then to check out some of the nightlife. Went into this decent looking bar with live music. As we were a big group, they gave us 3 free jugs of beer to sit up front of stage area as some guy was coming on to play and they needed people to attract more people to move up. Turns out the guy was awesome and he did some very cool covers of songs. He had the place hopping within one song. Thurs ...

Not in tandem at Taupo

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury


... at its Massey University, who apparently are famous for taking couches into the local Rugby stadium - this is permitted - and then setting them on fire during the match. Our guidebook recommended the local art gallery and museum but then rather undermined itself by including John Cleese's quote that "if you want to kill yourself but lack the courage, I think a visit to Palmerston North will do the trick." In response the local rubbish dump was renamed ...

Day 57 - Whakapapa to Lake Taupo (62 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour


Yesterday's weather forecast at the DOC centre warned of a storm coming which is scheduled to hit Auckland, possible may effect the Pacific coast on Friday and we are heading in that direction! This morning we woke up to grey sky and cold weather and as we left Whakapapa all 3 volcanos were hidden in the clouds - so it was a good job we had a good day yesterday to see them. We stopped at a lookout at the southern end of ...

Day 3 in Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman


Well exactly half way through our holiday...we needed this week to,relax a bit and stay in one place more than 2 nights! Today we got up early and drove out of town to catch a river boat on Wypero River which will take us to Huka Falls. We got there early so we could see the dam open which opens 3 times a day...went for a bush trek to get a good view of it...amazing! The dam let's water out at 65,000 litres per second and remains open 15 minutes each time. They ring a ...

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This 3 star motel, located on 213 Lake Tce, Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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