Puriri Park Orchard
Travel Blogs from North Island
... I wouldn’t like to try it when the sea was choppy! We got amazing views as we entered the rock and came out the other side. Apparently Maori tribes would sail their war canoes through the rock. If a drop of water fell on one of the tribesmen, it was believed that good luck and protection was granted. And finally we stretched our legs upon the fine sandy shores of the 115 acre island of Waewaetorea. Whilst Alice slept off her excitement in her pram next to us, ...
... thanks Captain!) Still every cloud has a silver lining - my boat trip was one of the few able to handle the conditions so we got to deliver the post to the islands! Meant we got to go right up to them and in some cases stop rather than just sailing on by. The boat trip lasted 4 hours, in this time we cruised around the majority of islands in the bay. The captain even found 2 pods of dolphins including some mothers ...
... to cotton on to get it taken off.. Then I saw some nice pumps that where only $5 in the sale! Bargin!! So I spent $55 on stuff that was worth about $100!!! Bonus!! I had a lovely hot ham roll for lunch with crisps, was very yummy!! I went and got pandora charms then went back to hostel and my room was full of new people!! They seem okay but one girl is really irritating!! ...
... beach, which is actually only 55miles long.. We drove up the beach for about 40mins, had a picture stop then carried on to the sand dumes, as the other bus didn't want to go sand boarding on the big ones my bus went on them.. The trek up to the top was a killer, and on my first turn I just spun the whole way down, then on my second go I started to get the hang of it and on my third go I was amazing.. Infact I was in the lead of the ...
... in the South Pacific and the area is gorgeous. We landed in the mainland Nadi and were transported to our island by catamaran. Our island was part of the Mamanuca's and our resort was made up of only 25 rooms on a remote stretch of the beach. The Fijian hospitality was incredible, each member of staff carried a beaming smile and couldn't do enough for you - we had hit what can only be described as paradise. Our ...
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 St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location