Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground

Address: 1 Old Wharf Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0247, New Zealand | Hotel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsFalls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia

    Reviewed by debsndarren

    Lovely location

    Reviewed Oct 27, 2012
    by (46 reviews) Leeds , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    We stayed for 1 night in our camper van.

    We arrived quite late after a long drive and received a warm and helpful welcome. The site looks straight at the falls - lovely.

    We used the small but clean kitchen for breakfast. The showers and loo were OK. We hired a kayak for an hour the day we left and kayaked right up to the falls - great experience.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Falls Motel & Waterfront Campground Paihia

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Paihia

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