The Surrey Hotel
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It was a great sunny morning, fine weather, Housen brought us to Western Springs Park. It's a spacious park and loads of goose. Feeding them with bread is a common sight and the children had great fear/fun feeding them. Next stop is to Winter Garden/Tropical/Fernery. Plants are distinctly classified under these 3 catagory and it was an amazing …
As promised, we dropped by McDonald's for breakfast. If there's enough time, you can choose to visit Agrodome Sheep Show. We didn't and drove straight for 2.5 hrs/ 166 km to reach Waitomo Caves. It's unique underground limestone formations stand as one of New Zealand's most inspiring natural wonders and a must-see destination. We opted for "Two …
... sand could easily have been 50°C. Such a strange feeling but totally incredible. After our little spa date, we travelled on round the coast to Cathedral Cove. Again some breathtaking scenery as we climbed the cliffs, each with its own white beach at the foot. We parked up Juicy and made the 45 minute trek (20 minutes for us) down to Cathedral Cove beach and wasn't it worth it? The beach was glorious and adorned with a huge ...
... rent of the camper (might be cheaper to buy your own if
staying longer than a month), the daily insurance rate, the petrol
(and you cover a lot of distance using a lot of fuel), and of course
the campsite fees. We were not self contained (no toilet or dirty
waste storage) so we couldn't just 'freedom camp' (though there are
many places no one is meant to camp especially in the town centres
and you can be fined $200 pretty easily) meaning we had two ...
... we had to have the standard small talk with our room mates. Not only does one of our room mates know keele, he's going to Keele. He's not only going to Keele, but he's taken a year out and is going to do bloody medicine at Keele! Incredibly bizarre! After this incredible discovery and a few more drinks in the room, we went to the bar attached to the hostel. And that's as far as we made it. After a few drinks there we went to bed. We'd peaked far too early. I was then woken up ...
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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