Bushland Park Lodge & Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Hot tub
- Room service
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... and Matarangi Beach. At Maungataururu Lookout Point we were able to see out across the bay and over to Auckland. It was even possible to see the Auckland Skytower in the distance. At Matarangi Beach we took the dogs out for a quick run around and a stroll on the beach. Like yesterday in Whitianga beach it was hard to believe at times that it was winter, but then the icy breeze came thundering down the beach as a swift reminder that despite the bright blue skies it really ...
... trees laden with fruit and a couple of men walking around in beekeeping gear. Attractive house full of food goodies for sale plus the cakes and sandwiches. We went to Hot Water Beach where for two hours each side of low tide one digs a hole in the sand and wallows in hot spring water. (Spade rental $5).Along with maybe five hundred others! Anyway low tide was due at eight in the evening. So we moved on and sat on Hahei beach overlooking small islands in a wide bay. Amanda went ...
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... how to go on, we decided to park near the city center and go for a walk.
Fortunately, a Kiwi man called Karl spoke to us and was afraid we are going to sleep there. He offered us to sleep at their holiday apartment nearby, using their facilities and have some drinks together.
He also told us that in Whangamata, there are heaps of young people on holidays in the summer, especially over New Years Eve, consuming drugs and alcohol. The right place to ...
... that there was a lovely walk to the cove from the car park on the cliffs. Its a 30-40min walk depending on how fit you are. We made it in 35 min and were wrecked! Needed time on the beach to recover. It is a most delightful spot with a golden sandy beach and interesting rock formations. As you can imagine it took a little longer going back up steps and steep inclines. We camped that night a few miles away at Hot Water ...