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Dec 9, 2013 - Taupo - River Valley

Am nächsten Morgen ging es wieder früh los. Nach ein paar Pickups und der Abholung unserer letzten Fallschirmspringer ging es weiter gen Süden. Wir fuhren entlang des Tongario Nationalparks und stoppten für eine 30 minütige Wanderung zum Lake xxx. Zurück im Bus fuhren wir weiter nach River Valley. Wir fuhren über enge Straßen (wer schon mal in Irland war, weis was ich meine), durch Farmlandschaften und die Hügel rauf und runter. Am Ende erwartete uns das Paradies. Der Bus musste am oberen Ende der Schlucht parken und wir trugen unsere...

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Sep 8, 2010 - River Valley Adventure Lodge

Surprisingly everyone was up and made it on the bus ready to leave for our next destination. Our first stop was down the road in Taurangi where we could stock up on food and bits if we needed it for River Valley, as it's a location specifically for the Kiwi Experience buses and it's literally just in the middle of no where with no shops around or anything else to that matter. Then we made another stop near a snow covered Mount Doom to the Tawhai falls where Gollum eats a fish in the LOTR films or something. Then our next stop was our 2 hour...

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Jul 8, 2006 - Taupo to River Valley Lodge

I was informed that there was a problem with the website database so this is an attempt to re-type what I had previously written. Who knows if they will be jumbled up if they can recover what I wrote? I stayed in Taupo for an extra day and didn't do anything exciting. I then got on the bus the next day to head to our unique stay at the River Valley Lodge near Taihape (Tie-happy). This stop is unique to Kiwi Experience and under normal circumstances allows passengers to spend an afternoon white-water rafting or horse trekking. Unfortunately...

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