Point View Lodge

20 Chesham Ave., Taupo, North Island, 3330, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices around $354.00
 

Travel Blogs from Taupo

Bigs big jump

A travel blog entry by sammyraf

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... ever thought of a skydive. Absolute weirdo.


The tandem guy calmly said "Right Sam are you ready? Repeat everything that I've just told you" "er you jump" oh dear. That was it I had flashbacks to childhood memories all the happy times, my life flashed before me. I had no chance.


3,2,1..... Jump.... I won't bore you with the details the pictures speak for themselves...
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Day one in lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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... bribie markets! We then had a stroll down to the harbour to wait for our boat trip! Lovely day! Lake Taupo is the largest lake in Australasia caused by a gigantic volcanoes eruption in 181 AD. It is larger than Singapore...625 sq metres.. 44 metres north to south...130 metres deep...in total 60 cubic km of water! The volcano sent up ash which put the Romans and Chinese in darkness for 3 days. NZ was covered in ash to a ...

Lovely lake Taupo

A travel blog entry by lchapman

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... not pretty....went up to mountain view point which was good! saw the huge swell come in, the cruise boat being loaded and of course as in all areas here the huge pine timber yard! Then we took the road to lake Taupo....beautiful drive through mountains...lots of pine forests and trucks carrying lumber....very windy roads....so funny seeing guys dying to pass us and doing so only to catch up with them a few km on when they got stuck behind a truck or ...

Hot Pool drama

A travel blog entry by steffielou

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... river water met with the hot spring water coming downstream, so to sit in-between the two really was the moat bizarre thing. If I sat sideways I ended up with one leg with goosebumps on it and one leg that was rather toasty, very odd sensation!
However it was a completely natural phenomenon so we had to swim around and sit on the rocks that were under the water, which sounds fine but they were jaggedy and slippy to ...

Facing our fears - Taupo

A travel blog entry by capel

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... town where James decided to do a bungee jump! We had both talked about the opportunity to do it as New Zealand is really geared up for it. In fact the first ever bungee was set up in NZ in the 1980s. Since James had not got his thrill of adrenaline pumping activities in the morning - he was psyched up to give it a go. I on the other hand took one look at the long walkway, which extends over the sheer cliff edge above the river, and knew instantly that there was ...

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This hotel, located on 20 Chesham Ave., Taupo, is near Tongariro Crossing, Mt Ruapehu Ski Resort, Taupo Bungy, and Wairakei Natural Thermal Valley.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding