Orongo Bay Homestead

45 Aucks Rd, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0272, New Zealand | Lodge
Prices starting from $409.00

Travel Blogs from Russell

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A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout


... wore her undies, think that impressed the locals ..mind you we did end up pretty much having the place to ourselves? pools had different names and a guide to the temperature of each. Luke warm, warm ,hot, and jeeeezz that's bloody hot! Plus cold plunge pools to. Oh and all the water stunk to high heaven ,took several washes back home to get the smell out of my togs and towel etc. It actually made Lil ill as in she was sick and had a funny turn.

Dive Day!

A travel blog entry by philg


... previous day! They did well! I was diving in a group with a guide called Silkie, a German girl who is working here for 3 months...Tomas, the sea sick German and an ex US Marine Daryl! We got in the water, it was great to be back diving I've really missed not going...and down onto the wreck of the RW, she is beautiful, she's covered with life and is teeming with fish - some massive blue cod and Snapper. ...

Best school journey ever?!

A travel blog entry by philg


... called Maverick, I felt like Goose! We had a fab time our guide Sally-Anne was brilliant. I even managed to canter until it hurt! So we waved bye to Ahipira and headed off to Russell, it was an entertaining drive with lots of fun road and scenery. To get to Russell we can either take the VERY back roads or a simple car ferry... So $12 later we did! Along with all the school kids ...

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A travel blog entry by gbrocklebank

Top Ten Campsite Highlights: walk up Flagstaff Hill- amazing views, yummy ice cream on the beach(lemongrass and ginger!) BBQ beef and salad for dinner at the campsite, sailing boat trip around the bay of islands with the lovely Robin and Rick, quick stop off for a walk up to the top of Motorua (one of the islands) and a sail past the Black Rocks, back just before a massive ...

Vikki's Bucket List

A travel blog entry by vikkiandchris

... a Japanese cat cafe Ride an elephant in the wild Go to a full moon party DONE Go to a ping pong show in Bangkok DONE Swim with wild dolphins DONE Learn to surf Go to Glastonbury DONE Learn to play an instrument Go shopping in New York Marry my soul mate DONE Have babies with said soul mate Go to a music festival abroad Go to watch the Olympic Games DONE Gamble in Las Vegas Visit New Orleans See the Eiffel Tower DONE Ride a gondola in Venice ...


This lodge, located on 45 Aucks Rd, Russell, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Salt Air Tours, and Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures.
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    5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding