Slipper Island Resort
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... in one day. Only a 15 minute drive from Tauranga we expected to get there, it be a big hill and that be it. We didn't expect there to be a really nice town area with cafés, shops and bars all around, and the beach! That was one of those beaches that deserved a park up and walk along it! We didn't have enough time to walk up Mt Maunganui but walking along the beach kept us happy, it was a bit windy and the sky wasn't as clear as the previous couple of days, this still ...
Friday 29 NovemberUp ready and packed for 8.30 we must be excited as the quality car company is not picking us up until 9.30. They turn up on time but by the time all the paperwork is done it must be about 11.30. We have to pay for ourselves for the ferry crossing (car is free). The crossing is from the North island to the south island. A good job we booked as our dates were not available we have to go ...
... 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 ...
... jackets in Auckland and then missioned it through the windiest coastal road on the planet to the Coromandel 'Top Ten' holiday park...about time for a hot shower judging by the smell :D
... track, and we had 30 kms of this. Plus it was as windy as a small intestine and very narrow - single track in some places. There were 2 options for me - close my eyes and try to zone out, or vomit - so I chose the former, but Jim happily thought he was just rocking me to sleep. He was actually shaking my brains out and I was very glad when the torture was over.
We arrived at our Hot Water Beach B&B about 4pm, at the same time ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Slipper Island Resort North Island
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