Scenic Hotel Bay Of Islands
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We leave Auckland mid morning on Sunday, borrowing Pat's car for the three hour drive up to Paihia in the Bay of Islands, despite reservations over his "5PUR5" number plate. We stop off for lunch en route in the town basin at Whangarei and have a stroll around the shops and the harbour.
Upon arrival in Paihia the overcast skies remain and …
I made it to New Zealand! Woo hoo! Plane ride was rather pleasant. Lots of movies, tv shows, etc to choose from. I watched Argo and Slumdog Millionaire. Made it through customs without a hitch, took the bus to the city, checked into my hotel, then explored the city. Observations? Lots of kebab places, sushi restaurants, and Asian tourists. They …
Elf Jahre hat es gedauert bis wir mal wieder nach Australien kamen. Nur acht Jahre hingegen, bis wir wieder das „Land der weißen Wolke" betreten konnten.
Als Reiseziel haben wir uns die einzige subtropische Region Neuseelands ausgesucht: The Northland. Der Temperaturunterschied zwischen dem Winter im australischen Northern Territory …
Aptly named. We are anchored off shore, quite a way out. To get to shore we will be using the tender boats (life boats), it's quite a trip in which probably takes about 10 to 15 minutes if you then add the loading and unloading of passengers it's probably half an hour all told. Were on a tour today, something a little different. Today we are paddling a Maori war catamaran up river to a waterfall. Now although I say paddling we do have an outboard so ...
I woke up really early today.. Think I've got jet lag!! Even though the Swedish girls weren't quiet at all last night and I went and had a go at one of them, they where soo rude!! Haha, went and got wifi which is really cheap, then went for a wonder around the town.. Thinking I'm wasting the day so thought about doing rafting but the only one they do is a full day one so had to think about ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsScenic Hotel Bay Of Islands Paihia
good location for walking to harbour, beach, and restaurants - great rooms, good breakfast - very quiet and nice staff
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