Waikanae Beach Motel
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We passed a golf course so I asked Liz if she fancied a round of golf, she said No. So I asked her if she fancied a game of caddying.... You can imagine her answer! Left Gisborne early and drove north west through the Waioeka gorge. Stopped at Oporiki. Had lunch at Whakatane & stopped at Matata Beach. Went thru Te Puke - see photos. Got to the …
The road to Gisborne was again scenic with some beautiful coastline beaches, but the road surface was not good in many places. It was a sealed road but where weather had destroyed the surface and washed out some of the edges it might as well have been another famous Kiwi gravel road, couldn't blame John for this one.
Gissy (as it's …
... river where you can wash naked if you like?' To which we rather hastily replied 'erh no ta' He then drove off to our relief!
We had a quick cereal and egg on toast breakfast before setting off for Mahia beach. As we approached the beach Bobby pulled up alongside us and challenged Chris and us to drive up onto the sand. Us girls were adamant that it was a bad idea and thankfully Chris listened to us and didn't attempt it ...
Awake at 5am as Hels remembered to set the alarm. Pulled the curtains back and it was just turning light, but more cloud. Watched the skies for half an hour and then gave up. Difficult to get back to sleep so eventually got up for breakfast, paid our bill and set off South. We went back to Tolaga Bay to find the Wharf. We found the right road about 3 kilometres out of town that took us to ...
... more in the morning. It was nearly dark when we pulled up here and we were keen to stroll down to the Mahia pub to watch the All Blacks / Wallabies game. It was packed. Great game right to the end. What a brilliant community here – everyone seems to know everyone else.
CRUMBLE TOPPING FOR FRESH FISH
- ½ cup fresh breadcrumbs
· ½ cup grated parmesan ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsWaikanae Beach Motel Gisborne
Very comfortable rooms.
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