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Travel Blogs from Waiheke Island
... they decide to close due to weather. Heading through the routes between the Island we see beautiful scenery and masses of dolphins just swimming alongside us, breaching the water alongside as if we were a toy. An ore inspiring scene, sadly the weather stops us getting in the water though. However, the grace of the dolphins and the natural environment is something that is a beautiful ...
... we saw a terrace right next to the hotel with tables and people on it. It intrigued us, as we hadn’t seen that earlier, upon leaving the hotel. We went down to give it a closer look. A narrow door, quite unobtrusive, led to a restaurant and the terrace, with a very jolly atmosphere. We had a decent dinner there with an excellent, very tender steak. The price was quite reasonable in relation to what we have seen so far in Auckland. This is a very expensive ...
... exception of no fluorescent bags on groups! I headed to the port to get the ferry to the island. The scenery here is amazing, heading out in the ferry is a mix of the hub of Auckland and the surrounding coastline with a marina and the ocean is littered with islands. Don't know how you can get used to seeing this. See pic, better one coming Monday. Is managed to get my 25kg bag, my 10kg backpack on a tiny bus and walk to the house watching breathtaking scenery, see pic. Signing ...
... and tedious than tiring. I felt good doing it and I managed to do it in 1 hour 8 minutes. Not bad at all for a first attempt I'd say. And best of all I didn't get a cramp (I'd eaten two bananas throughout the day). My little smug face when I finished must have been a picture when the other lifeguards on shift couldn't believe what I'd just done. They said it looked like I was taking a dog for a walk. I said modestly that it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be ...
... I came back and after a few more minutes of pleading she finally sat on the stool to wait for her mom who still hadn’t come to the center. She wound up signing her out at the end of our session so I don’t know if the pagers battery wasn’t working or if she just forgot to bring it with her around the ship…
Bought an internet card after work and headed right to bed soon ...
Other places to stay in Waiheke Island
4 Bay Road, Palm Beach, Waiheke Island | 4 star hotelfrom $155
35 Waikare Rd. Oneroa, Waiheke Island | Hotel$166 average
23 Tiri View Road, Waiheke Island | Hotelfrom $200
34 The Esplanade, Waiheke Island | 5 star hotelfrom $501
83 Delamore Drive, Waiheke Island | 5 star hotelfrom $749
Corner of Tawa and Huia Streets, Waiheke Island | Hotelfrom $498