Absolute Lake View Motel

58 Lake Terrace , Taupo, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $101.00

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Goodbye South Island, hello North Island

A travel blog entry by rewsey


March 12th – Kaikoura – Picton – 172km – Waikawa Bay Holiday Park

We left Kaikoura with a little regret that we didn't have time to arrange a Whale watching trip either by air or boat; we did speak to some people whilst in Picton who had been on the boat trip there and they said that they had seen about 6 whales …

The Great Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge

A travel blog entry by andrewrgrant


Having picked up the home for the next week, we traveled the 4 hours to Taupo. The trip was to support Geoffrey, Melissa , Melissa's Mother & Father who were taking part in the Great Lake Taupo Cycle Challenge. The whole Town is taken over by some 10,000 cyclist who take part in a race around the 160km lake. Some people do in on monocyles, …

New Zealand 7 - Taupo to Wellington to Auckland

A travel blog entry by clearyf


... props, costumes etc. amazing place to get to see and go behind the scenes and see how things were done. From here is was a short drive over to Stone Street Studios - Owned by Peter Jackson. These are the sites of the indoor sets and the huge green screen. It's located very close to the airport so they have to run outdoor action filming between planes taking off. The next few days in Wellington are just chill out time. Spending the days wandering the city, taking ...

Not in tandem at Taupo

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury


... it look like it would improve. We took off our jump suits and harnesses and would ring several more times during our stay in Taupo to try to reconstitute the jump, but cloud set in and refused stubbornly to move for the next two days. Failure had been snatched from the jaws of triumph; instead of 60 seconds of freefall followed by a soaring parachute descent we had experienced the skydiving equivalent of leaves on the line. Whether I will ever recover ...

On a personal note...

A travel blog entry by stephwelsh


... bunks without railings or ladders, sweaty backpack back, reusing your antibacterial quick dry 'towel' over and over, and sometimes feeling very very frustrated because you cant find that one t-shirt, is what its all about....but it does get a bit frustrating after a while. Its always very tempting to splurge on a hotel just for one night. But I luckily have some friends' places to stay every now and then so that has made it easier (big shout out to Kristen). I wouldn't change it ...

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This motel, located on 58 Lake Terrace , Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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