Thornton Lodge

Address: 171 Oceanbeach Road, Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 171 Oceanbeach Road, Tauranga, is near Maunganui Beach.
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Travel Blogs from Tauranga

Recovery Days

A travel blog entry by carolynaubrey on Mar 29, 2015

18 photos

... thought I'd head in that direction. It was damp and quiet, would've been perfect for running on, not a tree root in sight! I walked a up a path I thought was right but came to a clearing and could hear the road nearby, not that way! Walked up another path, same thing! Tried a third, walked for a lot longer before coming to an intersection. A couple of MTB riders came through so I asked if they thought I was on the right track. They thought maybe I was, so I continued up the ...

Family reunions of all sorts

A travel blog entry by wombles5050 on Mar 26, 2015

1 comment, 112 photos

... road to do a walk in the geothermals. It’s a bizarre thing seeing the world around you steam away and smell like rotten eggs but when you know it’s all natural it makes it easier to bear. Then again EO’s ***** are all natural but not so easy to bear! We decided to walk amongst the steam and smells and found this funny little place tucked away off the main road and it was full of chickens of all shapes and sizes and 3 llama! It was an excellent little ...

We arrive in Tauranga

A travel blog entry by sandshoephil on Feb 12, 2015

5 photos

... a stirring, if slightly out-of-tune, version of Climb Every Mountain. The other tourists who have made it to the summit are impressed / bemused / frightened (may be all the above).

We make our way back down by a couple of different tracks and when we reassemble at the bottom one bus load decides to return to the hotel while the rest of the group decides that a swim in the surf is called for. Unfortunately only Paul has ...

Maori healing day.

A travel blog entry by rich070 on Feb 08, 2015

1 comment, 4 photos

... to get stuff off your chest, phycological councilling rather than out of interest and all part of the healing day process) and then she announced we were off for a cool down in a hidden lake she knew of but had never swam in! Yet again it was out in the middle of nowhere and after a brief trek. We found it! I have no photos I'm afraid, but if I said to you it was a lake that belonged in one of those American teens, rights of passage type movies, you may be able to visualise ...

Sunday market

A travel blog entry by stevecherylmoss on Feb 01, 2015

2 photos

... lady made these aprons beautifully with amazing attention to detail and they were reversible ! And she also made mini hand towels that had a tab with Velcro to go over a towel rail. Now I can't tell you anymore as I would have to kill you but just wait and see you may be getting something you didn't bargain for for birthdays or xmas 2015 (might be a bit more prolific than Steve and his donkeys !! Lol )

Time passed quickly and it was lunch time. We had ...

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