Copthorne Hotel Grand Central New Plymouth

42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth, North Island, 4601, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
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First Christmas in New Zealand.

A travel blog entry by adventuretime


Our first Christmas in New Zealand so we decided to go exploring and we started by traveling to New Plymouth to stay overnight on Christmas Eve. It was a very grey day and it poured down the whole time. We went to Puke Ariki which is a museum and tourist information center in one, it is small but nice. We checked into our hotel which looked awful …

New Plymouth & the new windshield :)

A travel blog entry by catherinejill


... at all so we stayed at a campground by the name of Fitzroy Beach Holiday Park. It's right on the coast with a busy and awesome surfing beach right there. Honestly, probably the best surfing beach we have seen yet (along with the people surfing. Some were really good). On our first full day there we literally cleaned. We did 3 loads of laundry. By washing machine this time but there was a campground clothes line that we used and saved cost to dry everything on. We washed everything from ...


A travel blog entry by cowling


... sick bags to him. One steward got up to help and was told off by his co-worker. The parents of said child seemed relatively unfazed by it all but then you don't get to be parents of three boys without becoming battle scarred.

The Scandinavians were even more horrified by this scene.

Second attempt at landing we had the outside camera onscreen and I could see the plane wasn't aligned that well with the runway. It came down with ...

The journey begins

A travel blog entry by cruise_buddies

New Plymouth day dawned wild and wooly. Almost too soon it was time to pile the overpacked suitcases in the car, dump the rubbish and we were off. Cruise buddies appeared from behind and we weighed in and got the passes to Boston for two; Chris and Wayne have to do something in San franciso. Great flight to Auckland, lovely stroll to International. All too easy. Cleared Immigration, passports not stamped. Bite to eat and now waiting to board. No dramas yet; no funny stories. I was ...

A cold night in paradise

A travel blog entry by wotters


... most of the way across then you had to haul yourself up the last bit. After a few journeys we were all on the far side and could take some more pictures and look at our lodge. Unfortunately the path was too steep and muddy for us to go any further so we headed back the other way after about 15 minutes. The return trip was a bit more difficult as the topes clearly weren’t strung level so there was a lot more hauling to do the other way. Luckily ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 42 Powderham Street, New Plymouth, is near Pukekura Park, Mount Taranaki, Puke Ariki, and Dawson Falls.
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