Absolute Bliss Apartments
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... rights between the two parties. All very interesting and when we booked we had no idea it was Waitangi Day!
An early start on Thursday so we were packed up and ready for a pick up for a boat trip to the hole in the rock. We also hoped to see some dolphins and if very lucky whales. Within 10 minutes of leaving we did stop to watch three dolphins swimming next to the boat. It was great! In the Bay area the sea was calm but the captain stopped before going ...
... other weird thing I learned is that people on our bus do various portions of the tour. The tour I booked was a total of 17 days. Of the 36, about 10 people were doing the same 17 day tour that I booked. After two days about 16 girls got off and 16 new people joined (a few more men this time at least, but sorry for them). Of that group, about half would only be on the bus for five days then they will leave and ...
... the bus and the driver gives us a run through of what the options are on things to do. I ended up booking a tour to swim with dolphins since this was all I really wanted to in Paihia, I decided to do it that afternoon since someone suggested it was better do it in the afternoon after the morning trip had already scouted out the dolphin locations.
We arrived in the glorious sunshine and within ten minutes the heavens had opened and there was a torrential ...
... boat. It was incredible to see them doing the same jumps and tricks as in a show but in the wild and just because they were in a playful mood! I managed to get some good footage on the GoPro before I was soaked through- the second half of the footage the rain has blurred the camera lens and it's also really wobbly as my hands were shaking so much in the cold! We finished the day with a BBQ and a session in the hot tub- one of the best days of the honeymoon so far! On the way ...
... a thumbs up back mid performance!Leaving the Treaty grounds behind, we boarded ‘the beast’ and drove a short distance to Paihia for lunch. We pulled up beside the waters edge and had our picnic lunch. Paihia is a lovely little village, with a few scatterings of shops and café’s along the waterfront.We carried on our journey, and our final destination for today, the town of Russel. We boarded a Car ferry, taking us across a very ...