Twin Pines Tourist Park
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... picked up by a shuttle bus for the tongariro crossing at half 5! Started walking around 7.15 and knowing the last bus back to taupo was 4.30 in the afternoon we decided to get our skates on. The crossing was 20 kilometres (excluding mount doom) but because it was an alpine crossing it was very up and down! After walking for a couple of hours, including climbing the Devils staircase, we got to the base of mount doom. Pretty much as we landed up there the clouds ...
... dire unfortunately, it had been quite breezy since I'd been in Paihia, but today was even worse. The boat was fairly small but nippy, and the captain didn't mess around on the journeys to the various marks! They were a bit bumpy to say the least, especially because of the big swells. Anyway, the trip was meant to last 6 hours however it ended up lasting a bit longer because it was a slow morning. I had a big pull from a fish early in the morning and my bait had been ...
... mentioned our timing is not quite on the ball, so having settled ourselves down suddenly the very jolly female voice boomed anyone for Russell? automatically we put our hands up (another NZ thing we've learned to do, obey commands !) come on over to my boat (yes the jet one) I'm going to Russell so this comfortable warm nice covered over ferry can go straight to Paihia !!
So Steve bounded out of the comfy boat and positively jumped into the jet one, I was rather slower. ...
... Everything was new, modern, clean and stylish! We got in some beer and food and met our new friend from Florida, Lindsey. 8th Dec The next morning we went for a swim in the bay at the front of the hostel, feezing but we slowly acclimatised! In the afternoon we decided to have an easy day and take the ferry to Russell. We think perhaps we visited at the wrong time of the ...
... kept our eyes out for whales.
For lunch we anchored on one of the Islands where we enjoyed a BBQ on the boat. The water looked deceivingly warm but it was infact freezing. Didn't stop us though so we through on the wetsuit and went for a snorkle. We also walked to the top of the Island which had an amazing view of the Bay.