Anchor House

Address: 6 Kowhai Crescent, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Paihia

Big Hole in big rock

A travel blog entry by walainey on Sep 28, 2015

1 comment, 13 photos

... experiencing more of this type of thing. We had torrential rain on leaving but went down to the long boats area and they were also spectacular in size.

So off we go again tomorrow, southwards but along the west coast and hopefully get to the choccy shop for my other half, he groans each night when having his cuppa that there are no goodies to go with it. He is also not too well with a throat thing but is battling on. ...


A travel blog entry by mybackpackandme on Jun 11, 2015

25 photos

Drove to the airport to meet Mark and Danielle!!!! They were flying in from Christchurch in the South Island for our mini road trip of the far North Island! They had left for their round the world trip on 21st December, some 24 weeks ago!!! Since starting their trip they have visited South East Asia, Australia, Fiji and obviously New Zealand. In my excitement in seeing them both I had made a welcome sign, however this did not go to plan! I was stood waiting at the wrong arrivals ...

Heading north.

A travel blog entry by charli9988 on May 16, 2015

... my face and arms trying to avoid slipping, jarred my elbow grabbing on to a branch as my feet went from beneath me and finally fell half way down, slipping g the rest of the way, getting soaked, bashing my knew and getting covered in mud. Matty ended up hurting himself a few times and had a few falls but by this point I think he realised with the mood I was in after I had warned the tide was coming in, it was best to stay quiet. Well the hill was out if the question so that ...

Our first campervan road trip

A travel blog entry by robhoskin on Apr 05, 2015

1 comment, 7 photos

... is the lack of a proper toilet. We've got what the company call a 'porta-potty' which is basically a child's potty. Only to be used in emergencies! Our first destination when we picked up our campervan was Paihia in the Bay of Islands. The Bay of Islands consists of 144 small islands out at sea and Paihia, although fairly small with only 1,000 residents, is the most popular town in the area. The drive was pretty cool with spectacular views but it took around six hours due to a ...

200km's of bends!

A travel blog entry by trevandmoira on Mar 12, 2015

8 comments, 2 photos

... is 110kms long, considerably longer than 90mile beach, which is further north. At the bottom of a cliff was a seam of perished trees, destroyed and rolled together in an earthquake many years ago. We then moved on to Kai Iwi Lakes. Three freshwater lakes formed after an earthquake. In a beautiful setting. Travelling further north we passed through ...

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