TripAdvisor Reviews Waingaro Motel North Island
Travel Blogs from North Island
... been soaked by the time I got back if it had kept on raining. Luckily for me 10 minutes later the storm passed and the sun came back out. I walked around the lake and was just getting ready to start the walk back when I bumped into Lisa and Gary. They were also just about to head back so we walked together. It was nice to have some company and I know they enjoyed having the chance to practice their English (they told me so!) We parted ways as we got back to town as I was on ...
... but mastering the technique of drying and changing swimwear to underwear all underneath a towel is a skill not easily acquired! Johanna had it done in less than 4 minutes, me on the other hand, was faffing about and then really had to hurry because a group of mature couples were getting closer to us by the second!
Chris had the great idea of doing a local sunset cruise which included a fish and chips supper using local fish ...
If I were to stick with the kiwi experience bus I would have had to go back up the north island exactly the same way as coming down from Auckland at the start of my journey. So as to avoid a repetitive journey and boring last two days in Auckland I instead embarked on a small road trip with my equally crazy Dutch friend paul in the hope of a fun couple of days around the west coast of the north island. With a very vague plan of following the road along the west coast ...
... these islands: pastries, ginger slices and ginger ale.
Finally we boarded our Emirates flight for Sydney, looking forward to spending the weekend with Hannah in this most iconic of cities. But first we had time to reflect on our New Zealand expedition, deciding it had been an overwhelming success, the excellent campervans taking us all around the country wherever we desired. The little grievances seemed irrelevant in the midst of unforgettable scenery and wonderfully diverse ...
... so no scream from me mwhaha. It did shock me a little causing me to sit on my **** for a second until I found my bearings as I had small waterfall covering my face. After this there seemed to be no other route. Yeah because we were told to bend down and swim under some rocks. This was the only part in the cave I did not enjoy as I do not like the idea of an enclosed space with water. Though... it was over and done with within a minute or so! :D I was very happy ...
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7 Alma Street, Hamilton | 4 star hotelfrom $120
170 Wakefield Street, Wellington | 3 star hotelfrom $143
- Club Class not worth the extra money!
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21 Viaduct Harbour Avenue, Lighter Quay, Auckland | Hotel
- Genau, was man von einem Westin erwarten würde!
- Great Westin foundations..but with opening jitters!
- Ausgefallen, aber schön
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147 Quay St, Auckland | 4 star hotelfrom $248
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