Lavender Hill

59 Church Bay Road, Waiheke Island, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Waiheke Island

And Back Around The Other Side

A travel blog entry by orla_liam

11

... was steep (as in stairs), narrow, and had poor footing. The first 1.5km of trail was 400m of vertical. In the end we ran 10.6km and did over 1100m vertical. This left us hungry enough to devour fudge sundaes on our return to Whangarei. This magical entity included: crumbled chocolate fudge on the bottom, followed by 3 scoops of vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate sauce, and more fudge bits. Need I say ...

An adrenaline packed 2 weeks

A travel blog entry by fayerowe

What a crazy 2 weeks.

We began by flying into Auckland where we stayed with a friend of a friend. There we met Kelly, from the US who was hoping to hitch hike around NZ. Since we had a car and would be good to split petrol, she rode with us, supposedly just for a few days but we had so much fun and was going in the same direction as to where she wanted to go, we ended up staying together for the whole trip.

We began by exploring Auckland, going around ...

Realisation

A travel blog entry by lgodfrey3

1
5

... exception of no fluorescent bags on groups! I headed to the port to get the ferry to the island. The scenery here is amazing, heading out in the ferry is a mix of the hub of Auckland and the surrounding coastline with a marina and the ocean is littered with islands. Don't know how you can get used to seeing this. See pic, better one coming Monday. Is managed to get my 25kg bag, my 10kg backpack on a tiny bus and walk to the house watching breathtaking scenery, see pic. Signing ...

Not on holiday anymore ...

A travel blog entry by daisyymaisyy

5

... The only pair of 'sturdy' smart shoes I could find were the most hideous things anyone's ever set their eyes on and they remind me of year seven school shoes, but it had to be done and I wear them to work cringing with every step. Since I started, i've worked in Sky City which is the entertainment sector of the Sky Tower, Auckland's notorious landmark. I've worked in the VIP and members casino area which, have so far been amusing! Just the usual waitressing duties ...

Fire at St Mary's

A travel blog entry by billy.mann.7169

3

... had what was needed. In the old St Mary's Church, next door to the Cathedral, the volunteer showing people round explained to Wendy and Lily that somebody had tried to set fire to the building, which is entirely constructed of wood, over the weekend. The rear door was badly burnt and the adjacent wall cladding was scorched. Fortunately somebody heard a disturbance, ...

Location

This hotel, located on 59 Church Bay Road, Waiheke Island, is near Waiau Waterworks, Ananda Tours, Stonyridge Vineyard, and Te Whau Vineyard.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

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