Orongo Bay Homestead

45 Aucks Rd, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0272, New Zealand | Lodge
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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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    Travel Blogs from Russell

    Taipa Bay to Russell

    A travel blog entry by dawn.turner.1 on Mar 22, 2014

    8 photos

    ... cycling) and drove to find a spot where the rest of us could be let out. Off we all set and it wasn't too long before they caught us!

    Then it was up and down along a fairly busy road to Kerikeri for lunch. The heavens opened as we got there and the unilateral desicion was made to pack the bikes away for the day.

    It was good to be back in Keriketi, we had spent 5 nights here back ...

    Farms, Kayaks and Dolphins

    A travel blog entry by lautom on Mar 05, 2014

    ... mating, resting or if the pod had babies meant we couldnt interact with them as they always put the dolphins welfare first. However after about 15 mins we found a pod of young male bottlenose dolphins! They were very playful, jumping out the water and coming up to the boat. It was amazing seeing them so close. The crew advised us this would be the best possible chance to swim with them so they got us in the water straight away!! The weather wasn't ...

    Bay of islands

    A travel blog entry by sheilacruise on Feb 12, 2014

    5 photos

    ... wander around a craft market and pick up a couple of bits, again everyone very friendly. The view from shore is beautiful. There are so many little island/rocks all around. It's no wonder the ship is anchored so far out. This area is also well known to backpackers, there is even a whole estate dedicated to letting rooms on the cheap to backpackers so if anyone is thinking of making a trip this could be worth a visit. Back on board now, sunset us lovely. ...

    Sneaky campers

    A travel blog entry by steffielou on Feb 12, 2014

    ... so I reached outside the tent, pulled the bag inside, got out what I wanted and just as I was picking up the bag to move it aside I noticed this dirty great stick insect sitting right across the front of it! I just screamed and jumped back, then the others spotted it and we all kind of ran to the furthest corners of the tent to get away from it! Eventually Chris chucked it outside so we could continue playing cards for a bit longer before retiring to ...

    "Is it a ruck suck or a rack sack?"

    A travel blog entry by erotergum on Feb 12, 2014

    3 comments, 5 photos

    ... else on the bus was under 24! It gets worse. The boy poor sod sat in front of us had hurt his foot and when Sue asked what happened I couldn't help but crack up at his story. He basically stood on an up turned plug (OUCH!) but his description and ongoing story for the sympathy vote just got too much and as hard as I was to keep the laughter in it just came out. And you know how it is once you get the giggles and you just can't stop. You don't even have to find ...