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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
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... tiny islets dotted about. On the other side of the bay is Russell which was going to be the first capital of NZ until a British warship set it on fire by aiming a canon at a French vessel that missed and set Russell on fire. When I think about the size of Auckland and the actual capital Wellington I think the area around Russell may have been ever so slightly spoilt by any development so perhaps it was ...
... its sunsets apparently and they are spectacular.
Once we had checked, and double checked, that we hadn't left anything behind we started on the long drive to the Bay of Islands. Another windy road with lots of beautiful scenery. To get to our hotel, just outside Russell, we had to catch a little ferry for the 5 minute ride across the inlet. Our hotel was in a fabulous position looking ...
... the only girl to hit the duck, and it was her first time shooting a paintball gun... Beginners luck. Than we did some sunset fishing on the back of the boat, trying to catch our dinner but didn't catch anything worth eating. Although people had caught some small snapper fish. Either way such a cool view and experience with captain Rowan who was once a commercial fisherman, and still to this day catches tons of hammerhead sharks on the boat we were on. We than ...
... not tasting being the driver. The next day I took June and Iain over to Paihai to catch the intercity bus back to Auckland for their flight to Singapore the following morning. I had another 5 days in Russell exploring the history and sites of the old ‘Russell’ and a visit from my neighbour Geoff and a friend on Saturday, so it was great to catch up with him before he heads home on the 30th January. I headed back to Auckland on the Sunday ...
... heavy traffic! Despite the roads being extremely windy the views were incredible with the sun setting. We finally made it to Coromandel and stayed in a really nice holiday park and enjoyed sausage and mash for dinner!
Day 12: We had a quick walk around Coromandel town before setting off to Cathedral Cove. We parked up and made the walk down to the Cove, we were pretty happy to spend some time outside the van after the ...