Aomotu Lodge

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

Taipa Bay to Russell

A travel blog entry by dawn.turner.1


... and it is a lovely spot. We went for lunch at The Pear Tree and are pleased to report that it is still excellent.

After lunch we drove to Waitangi to see the grounds where the treaty was signed in 1840 between the Maori Tribes and the British Crown. Waitangi Day is celebrated on 6 February.

The waka house on the site houses the world's largest ceremonial war canoe - 35metres ...

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A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout


... wore her undies, think that impressed the locals ..mind you we did end up pretty much having the place to ourselves? pools had different names and a guide to the temperature of each. Luke warm, warm ,hot, and jeeeezz that's bloody hot! Plus cold plunge pools to. Oh and all the water stunk to high heaven ,took several washes back home to get the smell out of my togs and towel etc. It actually made Lil ill as in she was sick and had a funny turn.

Dive Day!

A travel blog entry by philg


... previous day! They did well! I was diving in a group with a guide called Silkie, a German girl who is working here for 3 months...Tomas, the sea sick German and an ex US Marine Daryl! We got in the water, it was great to be back diving I've really missed not going...and down onto the wreck of the RW, she is beautiful, she's covered with life and is teeming with fish - some massive blue cod and Snapper. ...

Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by rogergpilgrim

... anything to go by. However, a third of New Zealanders live in the area, about 1.5 million.

The views from the road get more and more attractive as we progress north and by the time we are close to our destination we are by the coast and can see coastal hills and attractive beaches. Russell is a tiny place but quite picturesque: it was ...

Postman Bec

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall

... thanks Captain!) Still every cloud has a silver lining - my boat trip was one of the few able to handle the conditions so we got to deliver the post to the islands! Meant we got to go right up to them and in some cases stop rather than just sailing on by. The boat trip lasted 4 hours, in this time we cruised around the majority of islands in the bay. The captain even found 2 pods of dolphins including some mothers ...


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