The Grand Hotel
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Hotel Whangarei
All was good. The facilities were good. The room size was good.
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... exposes us to different marine life: we see lots of rays (long- and short-tailed stingrays, marble rays and eagle rays – probably 10 in total, some of which some very close reminding us of Steve Irwinn’s premature demise…), Scorpionfish, Pigfish, Hiwihiwi, the highly-territorial Demoiselle, and a rare Toadstool Grouper (much of which is of little interest if you don’t dive!) It’s another really nice dive, and while ...
... in the nocturnal room, but also saw a real life dinosaur (a Tuatara - small lizard-like thing) and a dead one (skeletons of Moas, massive Emu-like birds which died out over 500 years ago), before hitting the skating rink down on the quayside and having a slap up meal at Reva’s and a Jacuzzi back at the hotel.
It was certainly a birthday and Christmas to remember. Thanks ...
... show we got to feed some crazy colourful birds, they came in from everywhere and are out of your hands!! Once it had finished and we got our koala photos we headed back down to the beach to meet the other girls, I decided to get the next bus home but they decided to stay there a little longer.. It took ages to get back by the bus and when I did get back I just wanted to use the wifi!! I chatted to people back home for a bit and sat with the girls, then decided to go to bed ...
... around hot air!! I decided to go for a walk, but the map with have is very not to scale so I only ended up walking to the supermarket then coming back along the beach, later on I met Brittany and Kirsten for dinner, had beef burritos for the first time and they where bloody good!! I was starving aswell so that probs helped!!! I then went to bed pretty early as I was shattered and the wifi was working and it was frustrating me!!! ...
I woke up really early today.. Think I've got jet lag!! Even though the Swedish girls weren't quiet at all last night and I went and had a go at one of them, they where soo rude!! Haha, went and got wifi which is really cheap, then went for a wonder around the town.. Thinking I'm wasting the day so thought about doing rafting but the only one they do is a full day one so had to think about ...
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