The Grand Hotel
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... becomes a two way road. Part of the motorway is a toll road but there are no toll booths. A camera records your registration number as you go through and then you have to pay the toll online within five days. Even better it's only a couple of pounds and the car hire company has said they will pay it for us. It's Sunday so the roads are quiet in our direction but there is a lot of traffic coming the other way. It's Auckland people going home after a weekend "up North". ...
... 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 ...
After quite a nice sleep I got up feeling refreshed and had a shower, sorted my bag out, then had pancakes for breakfast 3 for $2 amazing!!!! I had two with chocolate spread and banana, and one with lemon and sugar... They where soo good!! Then got on bus to Townsville.. It was a too long bus journey and the bus was nice and had aircon which was good, we made one stop on the way at a cafe then Arrived in Townsville at half 1, the ferry wasn't ...
... Germany - there cannot be anyone left in their country right now! I spent the rest of that day doing some much needed downloading of photographs and booking up my next set of beds. Piha is part of the Waitakere Ranges, just like Whatipu - it covers 16,000 hectares and it runs approximately 15 miles north to south. My first walk was along a trail to the Kitekite waterfalls which is three-tiered and stands in total of 260ft. I walked to the bottom and then on a slight detour I climbed to ...
... two rocks and they circled until they could get the tide just right. They had to drive in the wet part of sand to get the best grip and of course not stop! One place they did stop so we could get out and take photos. Then it was off to the massive sand dunes to do some sand boarding. One guy was really good and ended up right across the river at the bottom in the grasses!! Next we went up to cape reinga where the Tasman sea and the pacific meet. You could see ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Grand Hotel Whangarei
All was good. The facilities were good. The room size was good.
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TripAdvisor Reviews The Grand Hotel Whangarei
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