Grumpy'S Motel

Address: 20 The Esplanade, P.O. Box 62, Whitianga, The Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 20 The Esplanade, P.O. Box 62, Whitianga.
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Travel Blogs from Whitianga

What a stunning coastline!

A travel blog entry by mrandmrswaite14 on Jul 18, 2014


... you can be on the other side of the world and still find something that makes you feel at home!). We decided to stop at Waipu cafe deli for lunch which specialises in homemade 'good for the soul' food. Ben had Salmon frittata and I had Braised beef pie with sweet potato and pumpkin topping they both came with a superfood salad and were delicious! After lunch we got back on the coastal road to visit Goat Island. On the way we got a little lost and ended up on a dirt ...

The Coromandel

A travel blog entry by carrhaughan on Mar 04, 2014

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... is pretty nice, and the Leanne who runs it has a great sense of humour. We’re in the cheap "garden studio" which doesn’t enjoy harbour views, but does have a nice little garden for us to take advantage of the weather. We spend the rest of the day catching up on blogs, our plans for Asia, and suchlike, and also make some local plans for the next couple of days up here.

Our plans change the next morning though – we awake to find the ...

What to do?

A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout on Feb 03, 2014

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... in the boot and set off on the 3-4 hour journey . Drove down south of Auckland then across the Thames estuary and up the Western side of the coromandel . I stopped at the town of Thames ,to have a break ,which was famous for the first gold rush in NZ . There is even an old mining school there which is now a museum, gold here was in Quartz rather than alluvial , so it ...


A travel blog entry by amyclaridge23 on Jan 31, 2014

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... 10 beaches in the world. 'Getting there is half the adventure' the sign read. I would definitely agree. To get there you had to wade across a river, then walk for what felt like a km across these rocks and then through a forest, and just when you're about to give up and you're saying to yourself 'I DONT EVEN SEE A BEACH', paradise emerges in front of you ... Lovely. Larissa & I sunbathed and frolicked in the water, the Swedes stuck to each ...

Coastal hug

A travel blog entry by shobden on Dec 17, 2013

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... tightly with only a narrow shingly beach between the water and the road round every cove and inlet. With the sun still shining we made our way around the oddly named Firth of Thames. Quite suddenly, the land flattened and took on the appearance of the East Anglian Fens as we skirted the southern end and proceeded up the western side. Like the Fens, this area also attracts ...

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