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

Day 60 - Gisborne to Whakatane (116 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour


... to one side by the time we got there. "It'll be sunny again when we get to the coast" somebody said.....yeah right, lunch was by the sea with the grey sea raising a good surf and rain lashing the window. It did stop long enough a few times for us to see the horizon. One thing I will say, it wasn't cold, and by the time we reached Whakatane there was a glimmer of brightness in the sky, so we rolled into our site for the ...

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

A travel blog entry by emma-may-white


... 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, ...

Back to Kawerau

A travel blog entry by edsutch


... and told us he had been to where we wanted to go. So we felt pretty lucky that we didn't go there, and stopped off here for free. Home time now, with a quick stop at McDonald's for people to get an ice cream, then straight to sleep when we got back as we were all pretty tired. Sunday. So since we've been here, Shannon has had a pretty bad cough. It's been sounding like it was getting worse then better, so she thought, so she hadn't been to see anyone. She didn't ...

A sad Adieu but On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


... had an anti -oxidant overdose by having a blueberry smoothie. I took a nice picture of Blueberry Corner.... We also travelled through the Most Muraled town in New Zealand and stopped for a quick bit of sunbathing on the beach at Mount Maunganui. When we arrived in Whakatane and found our accommodation,we booked in early and then chatted to the staff about a boat trip to The White Island, which is New Zealand's most active volcano only 50 kilometres offshore. We decided to ...

Kawerau Thermal Motel

A travel blog entry by edsutch


... were. A couple of hours went by, the tide coming further and further in and nothing was being caught - it wasn't just us though it didn't appear as though anybody was catching anything. It had got around to about 6pm and thought it was time to head back and get some dinner before heading into Rotorua to see the fireworks and whatever else was put on for the evening. The plan was going perfectly until we got back to the car, Grant asked Shannon for the car key and then things went ...

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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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