Grumpy'S Motel

Address: 20 The Esplanade, Whitianga, The Coromandel, North Island, 3542, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 20 The Esplanade, Whitianga.
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Travel Blogs from Whitianga


A travel blog entry by onewaytooz on Sep 06, 2015

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... which had us nervous for the return but also filled with uphill portions as well. We made it to the beach and wooowee was it worth it! It was so majestic, the blue water, light sand and massive massive rocks/cliffs painted a beautiful picture! We spent a good amount of time taking it all in and taking pictures but knew we had to get moving if we wanted to get to our hotel! At this point we were racing the daylight and only made it about half ...

Choppy seas but no hot water!

A travel blog entry by smithputney on Aug 18, 2015

... packed with stuff and had some good interactive stuff on New Zealand birds, an old schoolroom, a bach (holiday hut), Captain Cook and other stories about the area. We caught teh ferry back across and drove back tot eh campsite and hired a shovel from reception to go to the beach and dig for our hot water spa. We got to the beach about 5 minutes after low tide - perfect timing we thought. However the tide was not far out and some people were returning from ...

NZ: North Island - Coromandel Peninsular

A travel blog entry by colindaines on Feb 10, 2015

17 photos

... a walk around where we came across some great local footpath murals, the library and fee wifi, lunch then onto Mt. Manganui and the hot pools. A very relaxing hour, where everyone we spoke to were visitors to the area, then finally a drive down the Beach front as we started to head home. Drove through a picturesque gorge on the way home, narrow, windy, and right beside a typical river stream. Nowhere to stop so sadly no photos. Stay ...

Auckland to Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by markncatherine on Oct 31, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... too! Wildlife spotting continued whilst I was swimming in the comically named 'Bum Bay', Catherine on shore waved & shouted at me - instantly I thought oh **** - it's a killer whale, game over... Then I heard 'Ray', sting-ray maybe I thought?? Whatever it was I hot footed it out of the water. Upon checking it out it turned out to be an eagle ray, this one was about 1 metre wide, and had a sting on his tail so didn't ...

South to the Coromandel Peninsula

A travel blog entry by gerty581 on Sep 15, 2014

3 comments, 18 photos

... thousands of years have been dug up and the timber found to be as good as new. The resin (gum) the trees exude when damaged was collected (for use in varnish and linoleum) by bleeding the trees but this was found to damage them and so was eventually banned. This didn’t stop the so called Gum Diggers. They dug up submerged forests to collect the old resin. It was a ...

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