Travel Blogs from Whangarei
... camp for the night. On the way to the camp we stopped off at Whangarei Falls which was a gorgeous waterfall and then went into Whangarei town itself which was not that impressive. We found a pub and had a whisky and ginger to celebrate my dads 70th birthday and then went on our way. At the camp we caught some more Tua Tua and kept them for our dinner the next night. We headed into town and stopped at the local pub for another quick drink before getting fish and chips from ...
... for us and herself. Some people put up different patterns on the bars of the crib, we take our baby to NZ. We bought a three wheeled stroller at the second hand store which she loves, and she is so interested in everything. Yesterday she spent 10 minutes with Jessie laughing at the other baby in the mirror. Martyis happy as a clam to be warm and adventuring and is talking to the
“brothers” (I think a way of referring to the maori ...
... know diving's not for me and now I'll stop moaning. Bex had 2 good dives and seemingly got straight back into it after 10 years since her open water course. Lots of fishes and pretty sea things. The sea can keep them for all the trouble it is! All the dive crew were really nice and tried hard to pretend I wasn't a little cry baby, so I can recommend Tutukaka as a good place to go. Anyway, not long left ...
... the other museums of NZ, but still good!
The next day revisited Mount Taranaki to do a short easy walk up a bit then down a bit, but as cloud completely obliterated the mountain (and I mean completely!) and it was raining heavily so I just had a coffee and a terrible fry-up at the expensive cafe in the visitor centre and did a 1 hour walk through the bush, which was great as it was something straight out of a fairy tale with bright green moss all over the ...
... camper you were following pulled over and let you go ahead.
Our first day of driving was a rather short one. In oder to make any distance that day we drove until after dark. Dont bother discovering things after dark. You don't. You think you will "discover the **** out of this road". You won't. Stick to the main road. If you do you might be able to avoid circling in the dark trying to find ...
Other places to stay in Whangarei
9 Riverside Drive, Whangarei | 3 star hotelfrom $162
Waverly St., Onerahi, Whangarei | Hotelfrom $76
35 Otaika Rd, Whangarei | 3 star hotelfrom $86
54 Otaika Road, Whangarei | Hotelfrom $72
260 Kamo Rd., Whangarei | Hotelfrom $81
2 Bank St., Whangarei | Hotelfrom $61