Slipper Island Resort
Travel Blogs from North Island
... campsite we stopped at Cooks Beach for a late afternoon stroll. This beach is famous as it was used by Captain James Cook to observe the transit of the planet Mercury and calculate his position on the globe. Not sure how, clever chap. With soft white sand and crystal clear waters it was a great way to end the day and Chloe enjoyed taking her shoes off, rolling her trouser legs up and running along in the shallow waters. On the way ...
... can eventually grow to love. We journeyed our way through windy roads expecting there to be towns and a view, but instead more road and wilderness. It seemed like we went through different climates from farmland, jungles and dessert. After realising that towns are quite rare along the roads we picked up some food and soon found ourselves at Hot Water Beach campsite. We found our spot and then figured out how to change the back of ...
... build up suitable walls for when the tide came in so that the pool would stay otherwise it would just be washed out to sea!! Good fun though but hard work, digging up sand and water only for it to be replaced with sand and water! The weather wasn't bad either. After an hour and some lunch, we headed south towards the Geothermal Region near Rotorua, but had a slight detour planned along the ...
So we have picked up The Can, this is not to be confused with that other small location of the same name (an Americanism I believe) which offers a personal space with peace and quiet and having been in there results in a feeling of great comfort and well being ! This got off to a pretty good start, we arrived at the pick up depot just ahead of an airport bus load of other would be Canners. We were dealt with by a very helpful lady who explained everything and even programmed Pat Sat on ...
... that this was not the outcome, otherwise I’m sure you’d be confused as to why you’re reading this entry right now. It was of course an incredible experience, but one I should like to do again in the future...sober..
Colder and colder it gets
I was ill equipped for the cold, and New Zealand is certainly not a warm place in the winter. The temperature plummeted the further south we ventured, and snow became a common sight. My ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Slipper Island Resort North Island
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