Pukematu Lodge

Top Flagstaff Hill, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $213.00

Travel Blogs from Russell

Navigational error

A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout


... when we turned back toward the coast. She said her name was Agnes or Gertrude ,seemed a odd name at the time. So we were chatting away as I drove along when she pointed out that KeriKeri over to our right and back the other way! Bugger ! So we dropped her off in a lay-by and headed back to Onhaewai . Lucky we picked her up really or we would have ended up miles away . I re delegated navigation to myself from now on.

Soon found the ...

Dive Day!

A travel blog entry by philg


... good thing about this company is they will send more pics of the dive itself as they took a camera down. So keep an eye out over the next few days! Whilst we went for a dive Andrea went for a swim...Dave the skipper eventually gave her the ladder to get out!!! When we got back up we took a trip over to the Hole in the Rock, it was rough as anything...again poor Tomas! We made some really good friends ...

Best school journey ever?!

A travel blog entry by philg


... we really have saved the best till last. We could have spent all month here. Russell is gorgeous. We took a little walk down into town after we settled in and had an icecream and devised a plan of an early tea then walk down to the wharf to fish for an hour whilst Andrea read her book....yes I caught something! Not sure what it was but hey! Right early night as tomorrow is dive day!! ...

Our last day in The Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by davidandmarjory

... Cruise and also have time to swim and snorkel in the warm water.

Unfortunately we're not able to swim with dolphins in the afternoon as the pod has a number of baby dolphins. Jenna takes advantage of the opportunity totake part in the boom net experience! (Photos to come later!)

In the evening we enjoy our last meal in Paihia at at the Seafood Restaurant and the food is fabulous!


Dolphin Spotting in the Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by jodialison


Up early this morning to make sure Minty started in good time to make the boat for our cruise around the Bay of Islands. Luckily and surprisingly he started first time! We chose the Cream Tour for our boat adventure which tries to replicate the boats delivering milk back in the day to the many inhabitants of the islands. So we stopped off at a few islands with people waiting for their package deliveries which mainly seemed to consist of wine boxes (not sure whether it was ...

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This hotel, located on Top Flagstaff Hill, Russell, is near Treaty House, Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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