Tarawera, New Zealand

Travel Blogs from Tarawera

Tarawera Travel Blogs (9)
Hill Rage Strikes, Tarawera, New Zealand travel blog

Hill Rage Strikes

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... that the route across from Napier to Lake Taupo was horrendously hilly and could possibly be the toughest day we would face in New Zealand. In preparation for this he cooked us an energy breakfast of French toast with bacon and bananas, smothered in maple ...

Lakes, Waterfalls & Hotsprings, Lake Tarawera , New Zealand travel blog

Lakes, Waterfalls & Hotsprings

A travel blog entry by wynnejoy


... lunch (salads have never tasted so good as they do here), and then continued on further to its unique waterfalls.  Tarawera volcano originally erupted about 11,000 years ago, then again in 1886.  Between those two dates, the caldera filled ...

Blue Lake and Green Lake, Lake Tarawera, New Zealand travel blog

Blue Lake and Green Lake

A travel blog entry by john.jwilkinson

Went to look at some other nearby lakes and had a nice meal by one of the lakes in a cafe then went for a quick top at the buried village. Then back to Lake ...

Possum Trapping, Tarawera, New Zealand travel blog

Possum Trapping

A travel blog entry by alicia.


So... long story short, I was hitchhiking (sorry Mom) to Gisborne. I got picked up in Taupo by a guy who was a possum trapper, on his way to the bush for a few days' work. I had about half an hour to judge his character (he had young daughters, seemed ...