Embassy Lodge

Address: 8 The Esplanade, Whitianga, The Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 8 The Esplanade, Whitianga.
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Travel Blogs from Whitianga

Cathedral cove & hot water beach

A travel blog entry by haddons on Oct 15, 2014

2 comments, 21 photos

Perfect blue sky day - so peaceful where we are I staying but no supplies so headed to Whitianga. Had a 1.5 hour farce in the library printing documents & getting them signed, witnessed & scanned but finally emerged triumphant! The tourist info place informed us that the tides at Hot water beach were not co-operating with our plan for the week as it can only be experienced 2 hours either side of low tide but today was do-able so we went with the flow of ...

South to the Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by gerty581 on Sep 15, 2014

3 comments, 18 photos

... then headed to the site of the Wairere Boulders. Basically it’s a valley full of rather large basalt boulders – the remains of a basalt layer laid down nearly 3 million years ago. The unusual feature of these rocks is their fluting – the only place this occurs in the world so we were informed by the resident geologist. The theory is that the fluting is the ...

The Puddle Muddle

A travel blog entry by handytravels on Apr 09, 2014

8 photos

... fill it in. To recap, it’s dark, it’s raining, It’s sandy, and were stood around digging holes as if were pioneers hoping to strike oil. We’re not sure how many attempts it took us, but it was definitely just after heads had dropped and “let’s just come back in the morning” had been said. With Andy’s digging and Hannah’s sculpting of what historians will in future call “the great ...

Sweet As!!

A travel blog entry by coralreefer132 on Mar 03, 2014

3 comments, 21 photos

... path that leads to the cabin (a lot of visitors go to the beach but do not know the cabin is there) and the views were just stunning. The pictures are fabulous but really don't do it justice. The beach is only accessible by the hike or by boat - so it is mostly an empty, pristine beach lined with big trees for shade. I was so impressed by Amy and Craig's food gathering skills!! Amy swam out to a huge rock and collected mussels to have for an ...

Hot water beach

A travel blog entry by lanen on Feb 24, 2014

3 photos

... spot is magnificent! Trouble here is in pricing. A tour by kayak was 95$ per head and a one-hour group tour in a dinghy to Cathedral cove and a few more points of interest 75 $. This kind of excursions is really very expensive in NZ! We followed signs directly to Hot Water beach, just 3 km down, where we arrived far too early. Low tide today was around 9 pm so we were obliged to spend quite some time fooling in the waves. One ...