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

    May 2015

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on May 23, 2015

    3 comments, 36 photos

    sometimes I forget I'm writing this blog...

    so somehow, we have been here for 7 months already... unbelievable really. we are both great and enjoying our new home; between squash, hiking, mountain biking (newest obsession), visitors, moving and work we have been keeping out of trouble... well, mostly; I'm only human.


    Krakatoa here we come !!

    A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Jan 30, 2015

    15 photos

    ... at White Island Tours headquarters. We paid and that was it I was committed so with the most unusual boarding card ever ( a large metal hoop ) and we never actually worked out what it was for, we wandered over to the big bronze boat. Whakatane is on a river and the river runs into the Pacific , there is a long sand spit separating the river from the sea. This is the reason for the early start as the tide has to be just right to get over this. We boarded at 7.40 and set off 7.45. The ...

    White Island or Wong island

    A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Jan 29, 2015

    2 photos

    ... us on that map! ) then we saw the signs for Awakeri Hot springs so we pulled in. Again we thought that it might be a clearing in the woods with hot pools and mud bubbling away. However, it seemed to be a camp site, but a very upmarket one. We spoke to the girl in the office/ shop who said we were welcome to walk to the springs to have a look. We found out later that there was an entrance fee but as we didn't iffer to pay she didn't ask for any money. ...

    A journey back in time

    A travel blog entry by 17penwortham on Dec 22, 2014

    10 photos

    After making coffee, we settled the bill, loaded the car and set of for Whakatana from where we would board a boat to take us to the active volcanic White Island. It felt good to again be driving together along the near empty roads. Initially we headed east and then turned right along the graphically titled "Thermal Explorer" highway. The southern highway was beautiful and ran mostly along the Pacific Ocean's contours. The blue sky, deep blue ...

    Settling in more

    A travel blog entry by jana_and_daryn on Dec 21, 2014

    5 comments, 24 photos

    ... and exists solely to prevent people like me bringing the DHB into disrepute by unknowingly making repeated, offensive cultural faux-pas. 8 weeks into our new life in NZ, I figured I had mastered the hongi - Maori greeting/kiss where you touch noses (and sometimes foreheads) to 'share a breath' - and that the hongi was all I would need to get through the Tangihana. unbeknownst to me, there are different kisses to use at ...

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