Bushland Park Lodge & Retreat
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- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Whangamata
... 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 ...
... water. The water is supposedly so hot you need the seawater to wash in just to cool it off enough for you to comfortably sit in it. It was a cloudy, but warmish day when we went to the Hot Water beach, and it didn't take long to figure out where it was. The beach was deserted except for a small half court sized patch packed with people. As we got closer we saw quite a few people sitting in their holes enjoying the waters. We found an abandoned hole ...
... Bay somewhat pushed out and camped in the DOCs campground.
Day 18 - Next morning it was more ****** soft dirt track up several big climbs before we eventually crossed over the peninsula, back to sealed road and finally into Coromandel town. ...
... 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 ...
... the caves. I highly recommend that you bring a torch, or probably even better, a headlamp. I also recommend waterproof hiking boots. I wore walking shoes, which weren't so great. It's also quite muddy.
Inside the tunnels, you can already see the salt and limestone deposits glittering above your head! If you turn off your lights, you'll also notice the glow worms! They aren't as big as ...