Orongo Bay Homestead

Address: 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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    TravelPod Member ReviewsOrongo Bay Homestead Russell

    Reviewed by clairecalum

    1st campsite

    Reviewed Dec 22, 2014
    by (10 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom


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    TripAdvisor Reviews Orongo Bay Homestead Russell

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    Travel Blogs from Russell

    Day 3 - Journey to Russell (Hell Hole)

    A travel blog entry by clairecalum on Dec 22, 2014

    5 photos

    This morning we picked up our lovely Hugo camper and headed towards Russell and The Bay of Islands. We bumped into Calum's friend (who worked at the camper place - small world!) and then got going. Had a lovely trip up here - the scenery is beautiful! Had a few stops off along the way - especially to admire the gorgeous views. We didn't stop along …

    Day 4 - The Vigilant

    A travel blog entry by clairecalum on Dec 23, 2014

    8 photos

    Today we met Nick, captain of the Vigilant - a 42ft boat taking us around the Bay of Islands. It was amazing. We passed some truly awesome sites (including the celebrity hideaway that costs $15,000 a night!). We were taken ashore to explore a beach and lookout then went back to the boat for lunch. We saw a penguin, dolphins, lots of gulls and crabs …


    A travel blog entry by amelie_krumnack on Apr 19, 2015

    ... After that we stopped at another town called Russel, where we had lunch. In the restaurant they had a book of Germany (including Dortmund). After we returned to place from where we started we went to the four sisters (also named Kauri trees). In the night we did a walk through the forest. Because of the opportunity to see a kiwi in the wilderness we didn't use the flashlights. Only the ...


    A travel blog entry by philosophizermd on Apr 15, 2015

    13 photos

    ... able to play in the water a little while before having to head back out. Our last big site seeing location was 345m (1130 ft) on top of Pukehula- the highest hill within the Bay of Islands. At first I thought the ‘Bay of Islands’ was unique to the Great Ocean Road. Then, I thought maybe either that Bay of Islands or this Bay of Islands was named after one or the other. But then I discovered that ...

    The Bay of Islands

    A travel blog entry by tourtaidnanny on Jan 23, 2015

    10 photos

    ... wet. That's a lot of elephants. Up to 300 men can get in it to row. Two weeks ago they took it out to meet some Polynesians who were visiting. The next time will be on Waitangi Day.. February 6th (when we will be in Dubai again with Oscar and Owen).

    We also saw the carved Maori meeting house...made of Kauri and mats woven NZ flax. Nearly all the carvings of Maori gods and legends show the people ...