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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews O'Grady Lodge Auckland
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... an episode of The Bill and shortly afterwards Barbara and I went to Ace to pick up the rental car. It turned out that Nissan appear to use New Zealand as a dumping ground for their most ugly under perfuming cars and Ace had decided to provide mw with one. It's some form of Nissan and it looked like a shoe box on wheels. A small pair of shoes at that. However, it was automatic, seats were comfy and was spacious for us.
... tasty bits of steak cooked in our apartment which sits 26 stories above the ground and gives impressive if not terrifying views across Auckland and down to the streets below us.
Tiritiri Matangi Island day. The island is a wildlife sanctuary housing a vast array of birds, flora and fauna and is located about 30km NE of Auckland. It used to be farming land and 94% of the native bush had been stripped by the time it had ...
... 4/5, and set off so that we were a bit closer to Auckland. After a quick bit of food in Hamilton, we went up there first motorway we'd seen throughout all of Australia and New Zealand. We got to the camp site, but we couldn't stay there as the toilets were shut and we weren't a self contained vehicle. Lucky really, because St Stephens, where we were, was rather dodgy! We ended up staying at South Auckland Caravan site around 40 minutes from Auckland. It was a ball ache to find ...
... to make fire and do some sort of other outdoorsy thing one does when camping. My friend Sepideh looked at me and said 'surely it's easier to find Clara and make our way back down'. Luckily we found her eventually and managed to get down with very limited visibility, no phone signal and 2 sausages for emergency food. To make things even more interesting, we were having a 'heated discussion' about not having stuck ...
... is pretty mad. When the parachute opens it's pretty smooth and suddenly you can see the ground and float downwards. The views were incredible - we certainly chose an amazing place to do it, and hannah even got to steer her parachute and have a go with the controls over the lake! We were absolutely buzzing when we got down to the ground and all full of adrenalin. A free tshirt and video and then back to the hostel. Team spaghetti bolognaise and red wine before a karaoke ...