Travel Blogs from Waiheke Island
... money but didn't really want to spend it on accommodation at this stage. A weight had been lifted, and now we can relax. It’s nice here, but they still ask a lot for food and acc, we were been paid £500 for this at the lodge and I don’t eat that much! But I think we can last 5 weeks, it’s not long and we don’t mind cleaning rooms much.
We plan to spend the last couple of nights in Auckland CBD and can’t wait to leave N Z now and get ...
... region then watched as one of the Americas Cup yachts (now used for tourist trips) left the harbour.
We then caught a bus back to Parnell and went to the Auckland Museum, there were some interesting exhibits, including one where you could get up close and personal with all sorts of bugs and lizards - I stayed clear of that.
After a couple of hours we were both pretty tired and headed back to the hotel to change. ...
... valley - kinda scarey. But the views made up for it, random emerald lakes, Mt Doom, and the set for some of lord of the rings :P
Rather achey the next day, we left to see the glow worm caves at Waitomo. That was pretty cool aswell - we took a boat ride through the cave and when we looked up there were so many worms it was like a stary night.
Finally, we went to Raglin, a surfer town back north near Hamilton. We parked up ontop of a cliff and had a ...
... out to make everyone get back to work then HE started yapping to me. But that was OK because we had a lovely little gossip about everyone (hehe I'm still his favourite) even though I broke the hose connector for the third time! I left him a note on his desk with the broken connector saying "oops I did it again". I'm a funny one. This evening Daisy and I had a delicious dinner of steak, jacket potato with spinach and beetroot salad (kudos for the meat darling). Ero Tergum ...
... week as I requested 4 days off in a row to have a mini break. With this pass we have unlimited travel so if we decided we wanted to do it all again, we could (but due to limited funds we will probably just tour it the once). We shopped around and by that I mean we went to two different places to see if we could get a better deal but they both offered it for the same price (oh well, we tried). I guess it already is a ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Treehouse Waiheke Island
check out time is 11am ! woo-hoo !
seriously - that has been very nice to be able to take my time in the morning. I hope the rest of NZ adopts it.
They also have WiFi on trust basis.
I stayed the night in my van, but the facilities were great and the rooms (dorms, i mean) seemed great as well
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