Kingsgate Hotel Whangarei

9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei, North Island, 0112, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $133.00

Travel Blogs from Whangarei

Where are we again? Whangarei!

A travel blog entry by kerrynjones on Jun 29, 2014

1 comment, 2 photos

The start of this big adventure, or study tour, began with a flight over 'the ditch', landing in Aukland. I knew I'd arrived in New Zealand because as we walked out of customs to the area where families and friends were waiting, there began a traditional Pasifika welcome (which looked and sounded a lot like a haka) . Alas the grand welcome (which …

A rest for the weary

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour


... too quiet for us. home. underwhelming day. restful. feels like holiday. dinner, reading reading reading, bed.


better sleep, lie in, all rested. feel relaxed and happy to spend gentle family time. day trip to nearby tutukaka coast. promise of beautiful beach. matapouri bay. promise does not fail. arrive at beach, almost solitary, most of time is solitary at beach. soft yellow sand. gently ...

What no fish!

A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout


... route. Having driven a few miles we came across a turning to Rawhiti via Parekura Bay. So we followed the road which soon turned into another unsealed one. Parekura Bay was pleasant with some lovely properties on the hill behind. Some miles on we came upon Rawhiti which was a charming little place with a Marae and some very eccentric dwellings. We backtracked to the main road heading towards Oakura. As we rounded a bend we saw a makeshift car park just ...

I've got a picture of you in my phone

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... took me several hours. The riverside is studded with red flowers, which could have been picked for their splashes of colour, offsetting the greenery and rippling brown water beautifully. I even managed not to be too envious of the joggers, pounding the track. The *******s. Returning to the hostel after 7, still in daylight and sunshine, I expected to flake out. I went into the kitchen for water, was ignored by a German couple then turned to go out and the tall girl in the corner, who ...

Rafting at Tully river

A travel blog entry by laracamille

... was good, it had lots of white water bits which was good, some bits where better than others and we had to throw ourselves across the boat to steady it, the best bit was when we all sat up the front of the boat, huddled in then we went down a steep dip with our backs turned and we all went flying in, was good!! We also jumped off a rock aswell which was soo small compared to the jumps we do ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei, is near Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve.
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