Waikanae Beach Motel
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Very comfortable rooms.
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Today was a joke!! we didn't even get to port in Gisborne because we got stuck in a storm, and this is supposedly the most sunny place in NZ, like 300 days a year are sunny. Of course this would happen. So basically the day is wasted. I am ****** because I absolutely hate this ship and want to get off!!! I went on a cruise as a means of transportation, not to be stuck on this stupid old ...
... who said to her the we would be better off parking close to the loos on the gravel bit and when she asked why the woman just said I just advise u to as that's where I wud park if I was u. Sooo that was abit strange, but we set off anyway, we headed down this dingy track away from the houses and down to the beach. There was a big sign over the freedom camping sign saying it had been closed and wasn't to be used anymore, great. It was ...
... the top 10 things to do on the North Island, I started ticking off things that sounded fun: a jet boat to the thermal lakes, thermal mud lakes you can swim in, gondola rides up to mountain tops...as I read things off to the fam, all I heard was, "I'm not doing that!" "That doesn't sound like fun!" "Who would swim in mud?" "I don't like boats, and I'm saving my sea sickness patches for South Africa!" Ok, maybe the last one was legitimate-- But anyways, as I heard ...
... beautiful. We were lucky enough to have a cloudless day.
We travelled from Gisborne to Tologa Bay - by far the most amazing beach and wharf around. It is the longest wharf in the southern hemisphere.
There were kids jumping off the wharf into the water, I figured they were crazy, there were people soaking up the rays, kids boogy boarding in the waves, people strolling along the beach and loads of groups laughing ...
... them being able to stand on the surfboard and ride the waves. It was no less than an awesome experience.
The kids worked up an appetite while surfing, so we drove back into town and looked for a place to eat. We decided on the Rivers Restaurant and Sports Bar. The restaurant’s walls rose so there was a nice constant breeze coming from the adjacent waterway. The televisions were tuned to a snooker tournament. ...