Alfresco Bed and Breakfast

39 Pouwhare Street, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Whakatane

Stop the bus it's a dolphin... Oh no, it's a rock!

A travel blog entry by emma-may-white on Mar 09, 2014

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... learning about the hosts tribe and local culture before having a delicious hangi for dinner, listening to story's of the towns aspirations and packaging up food for local children. The area is in poverty following the introduction of machinery to the forestry industry - this has led to crime, famine, unemployment and low cultural belief. The host family and workers are working to restore the town using tourism and initiatives to restore their local town, ...

White island - active marine volcano

A travel blog entry by belhorizon1 on Feb 11, 2014

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... we got the opportunity to see dolphins which is quite common in this area as there are an estimated 20 000 permanently cruising around. It's just a matter of being there at the right time. The pod we saw was fairly large, about 40 dolphins. For each one you see, there are two or three cruising under. And they were gently cruising. Sleeping in fact. Apparently, they switch half of their brain off and go ...

Back to Kawerau

A travel blog entry by edsutch on Jan 14, 2014

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... Rae called Peter in for him to tell me his own recipe as apparently they were very good. So before our games of monopoly, we mixed together a batch of cheese scones and had them for lunch, they were good, but I think that was because Peter was stood next to me telling me what to put in and how much. Everybody loved them, and after they went we nearly made up another load, but decided not too. It seems when they go away all we want to do is cook.... So this is where ...

Round the East Cape and back to Backpacking

A travel blog entry by tony-helen on Jan 13, 2014

2 comments, 21 photos

... about, so you frequently see a modern day cowboy riding across the fields. We also drove slowly past two groups of children, some very young, galloping their very large horses along the side of the road.

We arrived at about 4pm at our "Stranded in Paradise" Backpacker hostel. We were warmly welcomed by the owners who gave us a choice of two cabins, and then showed us around the communal kitchen, lounge and washing facilities. This is a hostel based very high on a ...

Kawerau Thermal Motel

A travel blog entry by edsutch on Jan 04, 2014

5 photos

... of pretty much laying in the room doing nothing, we had planned to go for a walk and a look around but really just had no energy to do so. That and the fact that rain had returned, on and off throughout the afternoon - just about stopping over dinner and then back heavy all evening, with that we had an early night. We'd made sure we had been around enough to not seem rude but we needed to just relax for a while. Saturday and it was time to earn our stay, the motel was dated ...

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This B&B, located on 39 Pouwhare Street, Whakatane, is near Ohope Beach, Whale Island Tours - Swim With Dolphins, and Whale and Dolphin Watch.
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