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 ...
Other places to stay in North Island
75 Featherston Street, Wellington | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Helpful staff
- Ottimo albergo
- Großartiges Hotel
128 Albert St, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $119
- Sleek, modern, and excellent
- Can't fault it
- Great choice
Cnr Princes St and Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $149
- Excellent 5 day stay
- Loved the Hyatt!
- Nice Hotel for the Price
83 Symonds Street, Auckland | 5 star hotel
- Excellent Hotel
71 Mayoral Drive, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $110
- Great hotel
- Great location. Excellent service!
- Great Value for money !!!
90 Federal St, Auckland | 5 star hotelfrom $147
- Helpful Staff
- International quality heaven in Auckland
- Visa problems
Corner Victoria & Federal Streets, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $118
22 - 26 Albert Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $124
- Great view - terrible service
- Fantastic hotel, excellent service! A true 5* gem!
- **Well appointed & luxurious**
2 Grey St, Wellington | 5 star hotelfrom $165
- OK but some real problems
- Make sure you have a view !!
- Disappointing and soul-less
171 Queen St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $142
- Best Concierge
- Okay for a quick visit.
9 - 17 Byron Ave, Takapuna | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Awesome Hotel! Highly Recommended!!!
- Terrific choice
2 Ascot Road, Airport Oaks, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $105
10 Waterloo Quadrant, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $94
- Thank goodness!
- Cool hotel and excellent value for money
1000 Eruera Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $89
- Great hotel
- Great deal in best location, right by the lake!
- Enjoyable stay
Corner Eruera & Hinemaru Streets, P.O. Box 1044, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Ok hotel -- don't expect any frills
- Very Average
- Good value for money
10 Tryon Street, Rotorua | 3 star hotelfrom $81
Lake End Tutanekai Street, Rotorua | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Good Value Stay In Central Rotorua
- The nicest hotel in Rotorua
- Better than expected for a Novotel
153 Featherston Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $82
8 Customs Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $92
59 Federal Street, Cnr Kingston Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $124
- Okay for a night
- Horrible bathroom
- Would not return to this hotel
Corner of Kirkbride & Ascot Roads, Mangere | 3 star hotelfrom $90
7 Alma Street, Hamilton | 4 star hotelfrom $120
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Club Class not worth the extra money!
- Great location but nothing to write home about
- Good location, otherwise nothing special
21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
196 - 200 Quay Street, Auckland | 3 star hotelfrom $81
147 Quay Street, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location