TripAdvisor Reviews The Estuary North Island
Travel Blogs from North Island
... NZ. My friends met him when they lived in Bahrain, after I visited. Anyway he is my friend now! Josh was at his grandparents holiday home on Wahei beach and had been surfing for a couple of days. Now he has become our travel buddy. He took us to a huge old gold mine and showed us around the local town and then we had dinner at the house and spent the night tucked up in beds. His grandparents house is like a time warp, going back into the 60s and is literally across the road from the ...
... immense place with manicured lawns and such friendly people. Left with 6 bottles. On to Willowbank Ranch our next stop. 13 acres surrounding the ranch wet land rolling hills and the river running down to the sea. We have the upstairs to ourselves all for £50 a night with self service breakfast. Hospitality day as we then went to supper with Joanne and Fred who we also met in Napier. They live one house back from Waihi Beach literally ...
... before making a bush camp in a farmers paddock near Port Jackson. Cycling total for the day = 71 kms, riding on gravel for the last 30 kms which made me feel that I was at least working off some of that Christmas and New Year cheer.
... meet a nice group of people and we have a laugh, until the sea comes and knocks down our sand wall and the water is freezing! Im sharing a room with some new people including Stef and Richard, and Claire and Hugh. We spend the evening playing cards in the kitchen and then have a reasonably early night where the boys insist I tuck them in as apparently I'm old enough to be their ...
... low water tidal reaches. We don't want to rent the spade and dig our hole to soak, due to the fact, we might not have a hot shower tonight! We just watch the tourists for a bit and then move on. I think I would prefer my mud bath a bit more private.
We continue on to Coromandel for some more shopping and taking in the local flavor. This was a neat little town to kick around it; very laid back. It doesn't take long to walk both sides of main ...
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