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4 hour drive into to Wellington where we arrived at 2pm. Warm and sunny so wandered do Wn to the front and then took the tramcar up to Observatory. Meal the evening with Maureen and Roy Jobson in the Boat /Cafe restaurant.
We set off about 9:15 am for our drive to Picton. We stopped off for coffee in Nelson and made good time for the ferry.
Great scenery from the ferry and we arrive in Wellington at 17:30 hrs.
We drop Ian and Alex off at their seafront hotel and then set off to find the Mercure..........eventually we discover it has been sold and is …
After a short walk through the Te Aro distict to grab some breakfast (Pain au chocolat) we headed down to the centre city of Wellington to visit Te Papa, the excellent Museum of New Zealand. A wonderful museum we could all have spent more time at (yes, even the kids – they have some great kids areas). However, we'd booked tickets to see The …
4th to 5th May 2013 Having survived the coach trip back to Auckland all 5 hours of it I can safely say that it is never happening again, if there is a choice between being washed away by a tsunami or boarding a coach to safety then I will say hello to St Peter for you. Anyway here we are back in Auckland and to be honest there is not much …
Despite grand claims to the contrary - wireless access in Wellington has been an issue -which is why - safely back in Australia - this is a wrap up of our last days in New Zealand. The hotel gave us a "generous" allocation of 8mb or 30 minutes which was enough to download emails but not write a "witty" blog.
Drive down from Taupo was a …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMercure Wellington
Good view overlooking centre but a little faded.
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