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Travel Blogs from Napier
... bay – Napier. We hit the road after
we finished work very late that afternoon and we decided to stop kinda half way
in Palmerston North (now no –one really did explain thoroughly before that
there is nothing I mean nothing of any interest in palmy . It’s
a very strange town, we drove down the main road into the place there was motel
after motel and they were all closed (its only 11pm ...
... up Bluff Hill and going to the Art Deco Museum. Then one day I had off I went to Cape
Kidnappers and that’s a walk along the coast below towering cliffs to the end
where you can see a ton of Gannets and then walk back. After hiking for about 7
hours, I finally made it back to the hostel to find out that they had found a
new cleaner and I was being moved into the receptionist’s room and becoming the
newest receptionist. After ...
Napier was destroyed in the earthquake of 1933 and since rebuilt with the reputation of being the Art Deco capital of the world.
We were there on a Sunday and parked up along the sea front on Marine Parade. It has a grey pebbly beach but lovely seafront for a nice walk. There was a little Sunday market on and I treated myself to a new, well used, book. Next to the market was a cool little skate park for ...
... peak in the area, you could see for miles and miles. A good place for some catch-up family photos. Due to lack of rain, we could see how parched the land is.
We had a barbecue supper outside, with Sandra's mum and dad too (Betsy and Dave) who have moved just 2 kms down the road, so are a great help with the children and the cottages. Neil and Sandra run Clive Colonial Cottages, and have 3 letting cottages ...
... work out which was easiest / hardest??) we settled down with Ginger beer and we took in the surroundings whilst dipping toes into the warm water. Ohh and we had a little amble round the Hukka falls also which were very impressive. A relative short drive 2.5hrs we arrived in Napier, Hells had her first drive of the van (whilst Phil was sedated in the back). Found the campsite with ease apart from a runaway dog causing havoc on the ...
Other places to stay in Napier
45 Marine Parade, Napier | 3 star hotelfrom $125
387 Marine Parade, Napier | 5 star hotelfrom $120
311 Marine Parade, Napier | 3 star hotelfrom $93
393 Gloucester Street, Napier | 4 star hotelfrom $104
10 West Quay, Napier | 4 star hotelfrom $95
2 Clive Square East, Napier | Hotelfrom $73
12 Browning Street, Napier | 2 star hotelfrom $119
Cnr Bridge St & Hardinge Rd, Napier | 4 star hotelfrom $130
2 Tennyson Street, Napier | 4 star hotelfrom $96
177 Wellesley Road, Napier | Hotelfrom $62
53 Meeanee Quay Westshore, Napier | Hotelfrom $87
50 Waghorne Street, Napier | 4 star hotelfrom $108