Lloyds Lodge Backpackers

Address: 10 Domain Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, 3120, New Zealand | Hostel
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This hostel, located on 10 Domain Road, Whakatane, is near Ohope Beach, Whale Island Tours - Swim With Dolphins, and Whale and Dolphin Watch.
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Travel Blogs from Whakatane


A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

3 comments, 27 photos

... the music play without stopping and re-starting, all you need to do is select a destination (in Japan) on the SatNav and your choice (actually, there is no choice) of music plays non-stop. Today's discovery: fog lights. Our goal is to figure out how to turn on the interior lights.

So, some initial observations: New Zealanders have no ...

Arriving in Whakatane

A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Oct 16, 2014

6 comments, 21 photos

... hyper-friendly, which made it difficult to tell if they were a) from a cult, or b) just the usual calibre of Scottish / Canadian friendly with added New Zealand friendly, which is an unnervingly amount of friendly.

We arrived at the house to find a little welcome pack from my new team (cult members?) consisting of loads of local goodies including two bottles of wine, cheese, crackers, biscuits, chocolate, chocolate ...

Hamster impressions

A travel blog entry by fuzzyfruit on Apr 20, 2014

5 photos

... local community. We had driven through it earlier and could see it was very run down. This lodge had the plan of over turning this image. The industry of the area had been tree felling, but this had been taken over by the government and barely any locals were still involved due to industrial improvements. This really showed the impact that tourism can have to a rural area and I really hope that the team there continue to make positive ...

White island - active marine volcano

A travel blog entry by belhorizon1 on Feb 11, 2014

27 photos

... The noise of the boat engine woke them up and they came a bit closer, unafraid. They were not expecting food as it is a general rule of not feeding the animals in order to preserve their natural behaviour. Instead the captain of the boat started to go in circles with the boat, creating small waves. Apparently dolphins love playing and indeed they started to jump about following the trail of the ...

Back to Kawerau

A travel blog entry by edsutch on Jan 14, 2014

12 photos

... left earlier. As we had finished the rooms so quickly, Rae had a few things to make to take with her for the wake. So Shannon and I helped make a big salad, with a home made salad dressing, and then I made another salad dressing for them. Then after they had finished with that I was going to make some scones as Rae mentioned about making some, I wasn't sure whether to make savoury or sweet ones. We didn't have anything for lunch so we could have cheese scones for lunch. ...

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