Cooks Gardens Motor Lodge

Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, North Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wanganui

Out of the city

A travel blog entry by suebar

... in a hotel by trawling the internet. When we arrived we saw a large table with about 10 people sitting at it already. They were celebrating St Patricks Day and were wearing shiny green adornments on their heads! On our return to the motel we watched a British TV programme with Tony Robinsin walking around the UK and then another with Gryff Reece-Jones in India talking about textiles. There does seem to be a huge amount of British TV shown here in New ...

Catch up with Auntie Hope and the cousins

A travel blog entry by paulcripsey


... meant no grip but Paul and Martin had a great time pulling non stop 'U-ies' in the yard! Then the lads all tried the unicycles but were no more successful than they were on the two wheeled pivoting skateboard, however Dan was great on both and cycled the 7 foot high unicycle down the road. Other toys included several jet skis, a motorized skate board, a Water bird... ski foils that you stand on with a sort of jump action which mimics the action of a dolphin ...

Getting high at Christmastime...

A travel blog entry by brixhambertie


... with kisses and hugs all around before we all fell into bed. Having just re-read that sentence I feel I need to make it clear that we fell into our own beds with our own partners!!!!!

The next day dawned bright and sunny and we had more visitors, Don and Dawne and Len and Carol. The men talked about fishing and we “girls” set off to the only shop – Red Bach – a little art gallery selling ...

Birds lake

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... enough, but the lake was charming. As the water was so clear we could watch birds dive down for food and fight for what they bought up with other birds. There were loads of birds with young fry walking around and a few too many swans for our liking, neither of us wanting to put the theory, that a swan can break a man's arm with its wing, to the teat. We walked past them slowly, cautiously and quietly, watching not to get between them and ...

On The Road Again... (Part 1)

A travel blog entry by amy-and-ian


... the tribes people had moved out for the winter so we didn't get to meet them but rather kindly they leave everything unlocked so people, like us, can use the facilities throughout winter.

Wednesday was relatively short and we made it through the 'biggest' rapids on the river and got to Pipiriki well in time for the 2pm meet. To welcome ourselves back to civilization we headed to one of the quaint restaurants in 'Kune for a nice greasy big meal and a slight ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Corner Guyton And Purnell Streets, P.O. Box 207, Wanganui, is near Wanganui River and Whanganui National Park.
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