Travel Blogs from North Island
... had nothing but nice words to say about each of us.
Emotionally, it was an overwhelming experience. As sad as I was to miss MU's commencement, I cannot imagine ever doing anything differently. The staff at Thames High School went above and beyond to give us this experience and I feel so lucky.
They did video tape it, and I have the link below!
... wasn't cold when I trod into a small pool of boiling hot water, jumping into the air screaming. People around just watched and laughed - later we found it was quite amusing to watch when others did the same thing. No wonder it was called hot water beach. After a good 20 minutes of digging, well Michael dug and I sat in the hot pool (someone had to test the water out), we spent the afternoon making our pool bigger and hotter. ...
... away. The trick is to be close enough to the hot underground stream to have warm water, but far enough away that the pool is not too hot. The next stop was the Cathedral Cove where Prince Caspian (Narnia) was filmed. It was a pleasant walk and there were some great vantage points. Passing **** and Sting Ray Bay we thought that we too should snorkel especially as Rhianwyn has carried our snorkels half way round the world. So far they have only been used once in ...
... I was beneath them just because I was their server. Having money does not mean you're better than anyone else, if your pretty doesn't mean you are better, because you have a family member who is famous, or if you are famous doesn't mean you have the right. Now that I am cleaning as a job, I now find my eyes have been opened even further. The world would not go round without our garbage men, our commercial and residential cleaning ...
... almost as big as the original shake. An experience!
The Ring Goes South
And thus ends the North Island. I missed quite a lot out, but feel I’ve covered some of the highlights. I’d be here forever if I obsessively jotted down everything, but I’m sure you’re not interested in how many games of Monopoly Cards I won or how many hours of sleep I averaged per night*. Some of the group split in Wellington. We remained for ...
TripAdvisor Reviews The Estuary North Island
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 hotelfrom $146
- 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 | 4 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, P.O. Box 6220, 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
cnr Kirkbride and Ascot Rds, Airport Oaks, 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 St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
- Hated it!
- Beatiful and fun
- Super views and location