Travel Blogs from Hahei, New Zealand

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Coromandel, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Coromandel

A travel blog entry by anatkramer

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Exploring the Coromandel Peninsula, Otamo Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Exploring the Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... : 25 degrees Weather : Lovely We continued north up to the Coromandel Peninsula. The scenery changed to become more like the New Zealand that we have come to love - natural forested areas full of cabbage palms, tree ferns and flax plants, although the ...

Coromadel peninsula, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Coromadel peninsula

A travel blog entry by loudan1979

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Driving up the Coromandel Peninsula, Cathedral Cove, New Zealand travel blog

Driving up the Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by sfrtw

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... - Stingray Bay, which had lots of huge boulders, and Gemstone Bay, which is supposed to be excellent for snorkeling. We arrived in Hahei really late and the holiday park was completely full!  First and only time this happened to us in NZ.  So ...

Boiling Ourselves in a Self-dug Pool, Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Boiling Ourselves in a Self-dug Pool

A travel blog entry by jackie_n_james

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In the morning we left the rest area we stayed at the night before in search of a campground by Hot Water Beach so we could go dig our own hot pool in the sand at low tide later in the day. After getting set up we went to the next town over to check out ...

Long Road to Hahei, Hahei (Coromandel Peninsula), New Zealand travel blog

Long Road to Hahei

A travel blog entry by scott_and_amy

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... WOW, what a sight. It was a sprawling area of tents, motor homes, bunkers with rooms... Basically, it's a very hot spot for New Zealand families to take their summer vacation. We had to of been the only American's there and were a surprise to most of ...

Boiling on the beach!, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Boiling on the beach!

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... you had red socks on!! After melting our feet, we continued on to Hahei Holiday Park for our overnight stay. We took a walk along Hahei beach which was completely deserted - it was beautiful. We then did a one hour walk up to Cathedral Cove. This is a ...

The North Island, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

The North Island

A travel blog entry by johnbrianmess

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Kia Ora! I arrived in Auckland, New Zealand's largest city, after a short drive from Taupo. I ventured out to see what's what in this largest city, and as expected, very quiet, as most New Zealand cities. It is, however strangely familiar, like it ...

Barbecues, Bitches and Boiling Beaches.., Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Barbecues, Bitches and Boiling Beaches..

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... and will stay in contact with. But on the whole, extremely good. Well tonight I met the first piece of shit I have come across in New Zealand. As it happens, it was a female. I don't even know her name and don't care to. From the minute we arrived ...

More Saltwater!, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

More Saltwater!

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... dive boat. What a great idea, cut the cost right down. Apparently it's popular in a few countries but not that common in New Zealand. Yet. Darrell wanted to change that. That's what today was about. The other beauty was that I wasn't on a time ...

Hahei, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Hahei

A travel blog entry by bobsonthegreat

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... to show just how rural the country is when you get out of the bustle of Auckland. Miles upon miles of greenery makes New Zealand a Ray Mears paradise, with only the occasional car to remind you that you are not in some forgotten land abandoned long ...

Agua Caliente Naturales, Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Agua Caliente Naturales

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Cathedral Cove....., Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Cathedral Cove.....

A travel blog entry by fouritchyfeet

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... . We drove out to cooks beach to check it out as someone had told us it was nice, we had a look but preferred Hahei so headed back, found a pretty nice campervan park, once there we headed to the beach, used some of the ridiculously expensive internet. ...

My last beaches in New Zealand, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

My last beaches in New Zealand

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... time in New Zealand. I am now travelling to Auckland and spending a last night at my friends' house. I am happy to see them again and it will be a great finish to a fantastic time in New Zealand. Stay tuned for personal summary on this country. Cheers! ...

Flying Kiwi First Days cont., Cathedral Cove, New Zealand travel blog

Flying Kiwi First Days cont.

A travel blog entry by ljohnston325

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Continued... We headed south the next day to, thankfully, less rain but not terribly dry conditions (I chose to upgrade to a cabin the first three nights since it was so wet & rainy.  I'm definately a fair-weather camper, at least for ...

Coramandel - fun at Hahei beach!, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Coramandel - fun at Hahei beach!

A travel blog entry by barryandemma

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Well, as you will have seen we arrived in Auckland, New Zealand fresh from our trip to Vanuatu on Saturday. After successfully gaining our scuba qualification, a bit of R&R on the beach and some minor tummy troubles we were all set to move on to ...

Cathedral Cove, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Cathedral Cove

A travel blog entry by rubin

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... summit and walked up it. We met a cat whose collar said Edweena and she followed us up the volcano http://www.thecoromandel.com/new-zealand/product/?product=mount-paku. On the way home we made a quick stop at the fitness playground. Then we went out to ...

Missing the Macadamias, Whenuakite, New Zealand travel blog

Missing the Macadamias

A travel blog entry by silverappletree

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... a loss as to what to do next. I was quite angry with myself for being a wimp, after all most of the minor roads in New Zealand are unsealed, and made a snap decision to drive to Whitianga for no real purpose other than wanting to do something, anything to ...

A new chapter - its time to stray, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

A new chapter - its time to stray

A travel blog entry by amandaroberts79

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... the time that I had bought shuttle trips it was the equivalent of a bus pass. The first stop on my stray route was out at Hahei, or Catheral Cove. The day started badly when the bus was nearly one hour late and I didn't exist on the records. So with ...

Hot Water Beach, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Hot Water Beach

A travel blog entry by damiansinead

... we chose to head for was closed when we got there for refurbishments but every cloud and all that.... we ended up in Hahei, beside the most beautiful beach and at the starting point of a spectacular coastal walk (i really am running out of adjectives at ...

Living the Dream, Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Living the Dream

A travel blog entry by thomco02

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So I gave surfing another try. And as they say in New Zealand, I was complete rubbish. I made it to Hot Water Beach yesterday afternoon after spending the morning exploring Whitianga's Bike Park without my beloved bicycle; I am trying to be strong... But ...

Hot pools and sea Kayaking, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Hot pools and sea Kayaking

A travel blog entry by traceywilson

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Auckland to Hahei Beach (The Coromandel) We headed south traveling towards the Coromandel Peninsula via the old colonial town of Thames. In the afternoon I went sea kayaking to Cathedral Cove and my guide was on his mobile phone in the middle of the sea ...

Life's a Beach!, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Life's a Beach!

A travel blog entry by jennystravels

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After another early start from Auckland we headed south to Hahei which is on the Coromandel Peninsula. Our place for the night was at the Hahei Holiday Resort which was about a minutes walk to the beach and luckily for us the sun was shining again! We ...

Stuck in Hahei, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Stuck in Hahei

A travel blog entry by christoff

... throughout the night and seemed heavier than ever. Sue came to tell us all not to bother packing our stuff as both roads out of Hahei were flooded and there was no way we were getting out of here today. So we were now faced with being stuck in our dorms ...

Forgotten Entry, Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Forgotten Entry

A travel blog entry by thomco02

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I forgot to document my short little jaunt while at Hot Water Beach up to Hahei and Cathedral Cove. I drove up the coast a little ways to a carpark outside of the little town of Hahei where I hopped out for a half hour walk down to some really nice ...

Eindelijk echt op reis, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Eindelijk echt op reis

A travel blog entry by judithboerema

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 Even een heel kort berichtje. Ik ben eindelijk echt op reis. Vandaag met de Stray bus vertrokken naar Hahei, ligt oostelijk van Aukland. Fantastich mooi plekje. Onze camping / backpackers lodge is ook echt cool. Met een groepje Nederlanders een ...

Up to the Corrimandel, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Up to the Corrimandel

A travel blog entry by christoff

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... , myself and a couple of others went and done the shopping for the evening's feast, just the usual BBQ grub. The journey to Hahei was a bit hellish as we were going up and over mountains and there's one thing anyone who has been to NZ will know the ...

Ha ha Hahei That's Hot, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Ha ha Hahei That's Hot

A travel blog entry by sam.bewitching

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... town and then went to the supermarket… honestly that is really all there is to do in Thames! We almost made it to Hahei without another stop but trouble took us to a vineyard, one I’d been to before in fact, that specialises in local fruit ...

Therapy on the beach, Hot Water Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Therapy on the beach

A travel blog entry by jundan

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... a good breakkie in Thames we set off for hot water beach, not too far a drive but lots of winding roads as per usual in new zealand!  We arrived about midday but as low tide wasn't until around 4pm we decided to go and take a look at cathedral cove ...

Hot Water Beach, Hahei, New Zealand travel blog

Hot Water Beach

A travel blog entry by jrcooke7

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... a frequent question as to what time low tide was in the area. What do you need to do with low tide you ask? Well, in the Hahei area there is a beach called Hot Water Beach. You come to it two hours before or after low tide. During this time, you dig ...

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