TripAdvisor Reviews Rosemount Homestead North Island
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... We still couldn't settle and just didn't know what to do. Matt attempted to get on the earthquake website to see if a warning had been out out but just as it loaded his battery died. I don't have my phone on here so we couldn't get online on that either. We just laid there worrying about what to do. In the end I figured out how to get online on my phone. It probably cost me the earth to do it but it was worth it to put our minds at rest. It turns out that in most ...
... is a Department of Conservation camp-site should you decide to spend a night there.
Our day started at 5.00 am, an hour's bus ride to the waterfront to catch the 9.15 ferry. After a full day's walking we caught the 4.00 pm ferry back to the mainland, tired but happy to have achieved another goal.
If all this sounds like too much, there is the option of taking a guided tour in a canopied road train.
... and life vest drill, we enjoyed the sail away at 6 pm out of Auckland (seeing some of the places we've already visited from a slightly higher up perspective) and our first dinner on board which was very enjoyable. There was a good show with a comedian and an introduction to the ship's entertainment staff to round off the day. We are looking forward to our first port visit tomorrow in ...
... it on there. We spent the rest of the evening just chatting, watching telly and eating pizza, before getting a fairly early night ahead of the next day's activity - we're heading over to Waiheke Island and visiting some vineyards, which should be awesome! The forecast is decent too so we are excited :-) That'll do for now - it's actually the morning of the island trip and I'm writing retrospectively on account of having been too tired the last two nights, haha! Love, T&N ...
... day. After visiting the Cape we went sandboarding and then the bus drove along one of the more unusual 'roads' you'll ever drive along - 90 mile beach. We were driving through the sea and along the beach, a very different experience! Finally en route home we picked up fish and chips (or 'fush and chups' to the locals) - not as good as back home but still pretty tasty.
On Saturday there was the town's annual food and wine festival, from 11am to 6pm in one of ...
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