Absolute Bliss Apartments

24 Joyces Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0200, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $100.00

Travel Blogs from Paihia

Bay of Islands (Steve)

A travel blog entry by kezzah16


... harbour. I had booked a half day cruise round the islands on the dolphin seeker. We saw lots of wild dolphins all over the bay. We cruised around the islands visiting the famous hole in the rock and then stopping off at one of the islands for a short islands before returning back to the habour and i had to catch my bus back to Auckland. It was well worth the journey to see the beautiful scenery of the North part of the north ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... between 15 and 28 metres) and is fairly small so it’s quite a nice wreck to dive. We start at the stern and work our way along the side to the bow, looking in through some holes in the side (not a result of the mines that sunk it!) We climb up to the deck and take a look around – avoiding attacks from Demoiselles that are nesting and therefore highly territorial and aggressive! – then drop inside the ship and work our way round to the saloon at ...

Auck.. no wait, Paihia

A travel blog entry by groteboze


... were quite friendly about it and helped us a lot getting a booking at another hostel. We figured we'd get underway a bit earlier than planned and ended up at 'the pickled parrot' in Paihia.

After a good night's sleep, we drove around a bit, got supplies at the local supermarket and ended up at Haruru falls. Nice place for a picknick. Lots of semi-wild chickens and the area is gorgeous!

Happy Valentines Day from Bridget herself

A travel blog entry by erotergum


... There was in fact a whole pathway with no seaweed which we hadn't noticed on the way in which could have been handy but hey. Our skipper had made us a picnic lunch but didn't make enough rounds of sandwiches so I had to have his one. This was great because everyone knows you'd make your one the best one anyway. Lunch was a bit stingy though, a sandwich, small biscuit and piece of fruit. We sat through a few boring tales of sailing to the islands around New ...

Waterfalls but no eels

A travel blog entry by steffielou


... to tell us that until we'd driven and walked all the way so we couldn't really not go in! However he forgot the directions so we had to stop and ask this really nice kiwi guy and as it turns out we were absolutely nowhere near where we needed to be!
Everyone else had a jump in but every time I went close to the edge of the rock my legs went all wobbly and I chickened out. But then Johanna jumped for the second time and something in me just said jump now or you'll ...

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