Pacific Coast Motor Lodge
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... We were very pleasantly surprised when we checked in and were shown to our "room". It wasn't a room at all. We had forgotten we had booked a two bedroom apartment for our two nights in Ohope. We had a large kitchen/diner/lounge and there were patio doors opening onto balconies at each end of that room. One balcony overlooked the sea and the other overlooked the lagoon. Ohope. Beach is located on the sand spit separating the lagoon from the sea. On a practical note ...
... temperature but all lovely and warm. I could have sat there all day if I ever managed to get used to the sulphur smell. In the afternoon it was time to say goodbye to our flash-packer experience and leave the speedboats, luxury batch and our friends behind. Our next campsite was 100km south of Rothiti and was a simple set up next to a river. Apart from being offered drugs by a local Maori guy we had a pleasant evening with our only stimulant being a nice cup of green tea. Rock and ...
... crater lake.
Take out the terrifying and the rest is true. Only terrifying if it starts to erupt, we suppose!!
We had a 90 minute boat trip to the Island, and had the opportunity to chat to other passengers or Volcanoites, as we like to call them! Tony chatted to a German policeman called Michael and Helen chatted up two lads from Colchester, although they had been in New Zealand for 5 years.
The boat trip was fun ...
... of fresh coleslaw and potatoes, even if we had not been hungry I'm sure we would have managed to eat this! Ice cream, and chocolate log soon followed which also went down amazingly - seems like we have landed on our feet again in terms of feeding and the place we are staying. And to think we only ended up here as Rae had emailed us through our profile on HelpX as we probably wouldn't have looked that far out of Rotorua! Still pretty shattered after the past couple of weeks we had ...