- Shuttle bus service
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- Swimming pool
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We set off early to Tutukaka to join our boat for the Poor Knight Islands cruise. The weather was set perfect and we boarded to leave at 11.00 am. We were provided with wet suits and flippers (we had taken our own snorkels) with 30 on board we were less than half full so plenty of room for everyone. The journey was due to take about an hour but half way there we were blessed to have visitors - a pod of dolphins of at least 50 with young ones, followed by Gannets diving in for fish. ...
... and took that - taking advantage of our campervan we set up for the night at the top of this hill - hoping the farmer wouldn't be waking us up the next morning! Awoke to beautiful views of the sea and bay (surprise advantage of arriving in the dark) - we drove down to a nice campsite on the bay and set ourselves up for two ...
... swells from a meter to a meter and a half, which caused the English dude to feel pretty sick. Once we got there though, it was all forgotten. Poor Knights Island is part of a marine reserve, but the islands themselves are also a reserve. The vegetation and bird life is all original, with no introduced pests. It used to have a Mauri tribe on it, but they left a couple hundred years ago.
I had a 7mm wet suit with two wetsuit tops underneath, one with a hood. ...
I leave Auckland in exactly 7 days! Here goes my attempt at a travel blog. Not sure who has the time to read all my updates but someone told me there is wifi all the way up to Everest Base Camp so I figured I would make the most of it. Since I'm going alone, ...
... across to the mainland again. We then sought out Kawakawa!
The town is famed for its Hundertwassen Toilets, the public toilets that were designed by the rather eccentric, Austrian-born artist Friedensreich Hundertwassen. Toilets of his design can be found in only three places in the world, Osaka Japan, Vienna Austria and Kawakawa! They reminded us a bit of Gaudi's work, all ceramic tile, wavy ...