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

    42 Traverse

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Apr 04, 2015

    1 comment, 21 photos

    ... Indicating Radio Beacon) worked, where most serious accidents happened and where the rescue helicopters could and couldn't land... my goal quickly changed from finishing in 5 hours to finishing (eventually) with all of my teeth. despite some pretty hairy moments and Daryn receiving a near-fatal bike-seat stab to the butt, we finished in 4 1/2 hours with all of our teeth.

    hope everyone is well :)


    Krakatoa here we come !!

    A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Jan 30, 2015

    15 photos

    ... to swim and cool down. I didn't see them but there were marlin swimming around and one of the male guides dived and brought up a bag of sea urchins. Then proceeded to cut them in half, swam out from the boat a bit and fed the fish. Those with snorkels could see them under the surface. The Maoris eat these sea urchins raw as a delicacy and some people on board were eating them. All I can say is Yuk !! Though I know Dave is up to eating anything out of the sea so there you are Dave ...


    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Jan 24, 2015

    3 comments, 39 photos

    ... than a large family - what started off as an easy trip with just towels has now morphed into towels, beach chairs (it is official - we are getting old), an umbrella, cooler, boogie boards... on the upside, lugging all our stuff down to the beach is helping to lower our extremely high blood pressure - which we have developed thanks to swallowing gallons and gallons of seawater as we figured out how to boogie board.

    hope everyone is well! x


    Settling in more

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Dec 21, 2014

    5 comments, 24 photos

    ... depending who you are kissing... it only took me head-butting 3 women to figure this out. the wailing and chanting (customary to the ceremony) certainly did nothing to ease the confusion of the 'which way should I kiss this person?' dilemma. the ceremony itself was pretty intense; my stress levels were not helped by the fact that there was a smouldering forest fire right next to the Marae, and that the helicopters dropping ...


    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Nov 09, 2014

    3 comments, 27 photos

    ... we encountered Daryn's nemesis - flat-packed furniture, and then subsequently Jana's nemesis - Daryn after trying to put together flat-packed furniture. As you can see from the pictures, Daryn 's flat-pack skills remain second-to-none.

    The warm haze of our smugness of 'we are so PERFECTLY organized' (I realize I ...

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