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... br> Nous sommes alles a Whangarei Heads, puis nous sommes arretes a nouveau par Parua Bay au retour, pour un bon dejeuner a la taverne - vue imprenable ici aussi, malgre le mauvais temps. Quand nos estomacs sont pleins, nous nous dirigerons vers le Nord, vers Doubtless Bay, ou nous allons rester quelques nuits.
Nous avons nomme notre nouvelle petite voiture 'Janette' apres sa proprietaire Janine. C'est une Toyota ...
I had such an awesome sleep and woke up 8:30am, breakfast at 9am. A bus picked us up and dropped us off at the farm for Horse Trek'n. Met our horses and got our helmets fitted. We ended up leaving for the ride at 10am. Half hour in, once we got to top of the volcano, Aj's horse tried to jump off the side of the cliff with her on it. She completely broke down and cried. She walked most of the trek. ...
... has been, one has done recently or what one is carrying, they have just one single question that covers medication, steroids, hard drugs, firearms and illegal pornography. So if you want to smuggle one of the items above, a) pack it well and b) just declare it as personal medication.
So after picking up the first of many white rental cars to come, we made our way to Whangarei, where we stayed for three nights and quickly discovered that New Zealand mattresses are usually ...
... to learn quickly why they called her Holly monster. So a couple of hours at the park, then it was time to head back a nice 30minute walk where Holly didn't want to sit in her chair or walk... So Ed had to carry her the whole way home, she was a bit of a lump too. Steve's older son, from his previous marriage, lived just down the road and they were having a works party at their batch. He had recently built a new bar down there which served great for a few drinks with ...
... dives but still enjoyed it (a part from the guy who kept having to get in the way of everything for a photo)
Finished the dive and then drove back to Auckland - our hostel was in a great suburb called Ponsonby surrounded by bars and restaurants so had a cheeky drink and a some Laotian food before turning into bed.
The next day we wandered down to the harbour to meet Claire's uncle Mark and his partner Trish who are on a cruise around NZ at the moment. We went to ...
Other places to stay in North Island
75 Featherston Street, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Helpful staff
- Ottimo albergo
- Großartiges Hotel
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $146
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $118
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
2 Grey St, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- OK but some real problems
- Make sure you have a view !!
- Disappointing and soul-less
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
9 - 17 Byron Ave, Takapuna | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Awesome Hotel! Highly Recommended!!!
- Terrific choice
2 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $105
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
1000 Eruera Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- Great hotel
- Great deal in best location, right by the lake!
- Enjoyable stay
Corner Eruera & Hinemaru Streets, P.O. Box 1044, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Ok hotel -- don't expect any frills
- Very Average
- Good value for money
10 Tryon Street, P.O. Box 6220, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Good Value Stay In Central Rotorua
- The nicest hotel in Rotorua
- Better than expected for a Novotel
153 Featherston Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $82
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $92
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
Cnr Kirkbride and Ascot Rds, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $90
7 Alma Street, Hamilton | 4 star hotelfrom $120
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Club Class not worth the extra money!
- Great location but nothing to write home about
- Good location, otherwise nothing special
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196 - 200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location