Aomotu Lodge

6 Ashby Street, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Russell

Best school journey ever?!

A travel blog entry by philg


... called Maverick, I felt like Goose! We had a fab time our guide Sally-Anne was brilliant. I even managed to canter until it hurt! So we waved bye to Ahipira and headed off to Russell, it was an entertaining drive with lots of fun road and scenery. To get to Russell we can either take the VERY back roads or a simple car ferry... So $12 later we did! Along with all the school kids ...

Dolphin Spotting in the Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by jodialison


... After our delivery runs were complete, we found a pod of dolphins and spent some time there looking at them up close. The tour had the option of swimming with the dolphins as well which we were keen to do (Scott more than me!) however unfortunately for us we couldn't as the dolphin pod had infants with them which means humans are not allowed to go swimming. It was amazing to see the dolphins playing around the boat. We then stopped off for an hour at one of the islands ...

The best laid plans

A travel blog entry by john_chris


... told us there was no traffic on NZ roads, so it came as a bit of a surprise when we were about 10k from a town called Warkworth we hit a traffic jam. it was then a slow stop go , stop go all the way to Warkworth and the reason was, that Warkworth has 3 sets of traffic light. Once through the town we hit the open road only to encounter the same stop go situation 5km from Wellsford. The reason for the hold up there was an uncontrolled pedestrian crossing in the ...


A travel blog entry by laracamille

... went to the lagoon and met the girls there, sunbathed for a couple hours then went and got a sandwich for lunch then sunbathed a bit more... Was a nice chilled out day, I headed back to the hostel about 5ish and decided to book the rafting trip for tomorrow, it's quite expensive but hopefully will be worth it and we get a BBQ lunch!! Only problem is I have to get up at 6!! �� I ...

Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... then but there was a couple more people at the top and some girl just passed my mark! No ice cream for me!! We then went to Cape reinga and walked to the lighthouse, then went for lunch down the beach, it's a shame it wasn't nice weather otherwise it would have been nice to go for a swim.. We then headed back to Paihia and it was already 6.30!! I had dinner, showered then got into bed.. Plan to have a lay in, in the morning!! ...


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