La Veduta

11 Gould Street, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $145.00

Travel Blogs from Russell

Taipa Bay to Russell

A travel blog entry by dawn.turner.1


... and it is a lovely spot. We went for lunch at The Pear Tree and are pleased to report that it is still excellent.

After lunch we drove to Waitangi to see the grounds where the treaty was signed in 1840 between the Maori Tribes and the British Crown. Waitangi Day is celebrated on 6 February.

The waka house on the site houses the world's largest ceremonial war canoe - 35metres ...

The long walk from Paihia to Russell

A travel blog entry by belhorizon1


We thought we would explore the area by foot and had picked up this leaflet at the tourist office. The walk goes from Paihia, where we are, to Russel. The distance is not that long but it should nevertheless take us about 6 hours. 6 hours. It's a bit long... Anyway we decided to go for it.
In a relatively short distance you get to see mangrove, rain forest, dry land, sandy beaches, oyster farms,...etc. And the flowers and plants are of amazing shape and colours. Of ...

Rain....rain...go away

A travel blog entry by fiandmichael


... other camper and and continued up ahead to Te Arai. A beautiful secluded beach. It may sound like we just stop off at beaches the whole time, but there is literally not much to see when it rains. However, as we arrived the clouds cleared and the sun came out...what good timing. As it was such a good spot we stayed there for 2 days, walking along the sand dunes and on the beach, swimming and making friends with all the other ...

Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim

... anything to go by. However, a third of New Zealanders live in the area, about 1.5 million.

The views from the road get more and more attractive as we progress north and by the time we are close to our destination we are by the coast and can see coastal hills and attractive beaches. Russell is a tiny place but quite picturesque: it was ...

Bay of Islands- Northland

A travel blog entry by gojencarr


... were also excited to be heading to the South Island. It was funny, all through our time in the North Island the New Zealand natives said "you must be sure to go to the South Island". One person even said to Cal that the South Island was the "real New Zealand". So, we jumped on a plane and flew to the South Island and the town of Nelson. You will need to read the blog next entry to hear about our first few days in the South ...


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