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Travel Blogs from Waiheke Island
... a night in so we stopped off for a few provisions (and J got another haircut) before heading back to the studio.
After a quick nap(!), we decided a swim was in order so we walked down to the beach and picked our spot. The water was a bit cooler than yesterday and we were just wading out when I spotted a HUGE fish under the water, it turned out to be a stingray and it really spooked me, needless to say I did not linger in there.
... was much lighter and there were some really interesting items on show. We spent about three hours there in all and didn't even go up to the first floor where the natural history exhibits were or the second flor which is devoted to exhibits about New Zealand's involvement in the First and Second World Wars. We went to the cafe for drinks and a snack before leaving the museum and then returned to the hotel by City Link and shuttle buses. The shuttle bus leaves the hotel from what ...
... walked and bought.
Rotorua of course, is smack in the middle of the thermal areas of NZ. They still have one active volcano, White Island, but we didn’t attempt to land on this one. However, there are signs everywhere around town of the thermal activity not so far underground. It was only in 2006 when the last big blow-up occurred in the town parkland. A walk around the park thrilled us with pockets of steam, flowing boiling water ...
... ori Tribal performance. Very educational and entertaining. We, then walked back down to our hostess' place of employment to meet for the ride home. (Short day due to the wait for the luggage)
We had a great dinner out with our hosts for our final night with them. We will be leaving in the morning for Christchurch. We have made great friends ...
As with all my days off I get very bored unless something exciting is planned. Today I woke up and could have done some boring errands that needed doing like washing, a food shop, a swim or just a lazy day of sleeping (as I've been pretty whacked lately) but the sun was shining and after all you only get one today. So, I wanted to make the most of it. I said to Daisy let's go to Waiheke Island. So we got ready, wondered down to the ferry port, ...
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