Orongo Bay Homestead

Address: 45 Aucks Road, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, 0272, New Zealand | Lodge
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This lodge, located on 45 Aucks Road, 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


          This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

          TripAdvisor Reviews Orongo Bay Homestead Russell

          5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding

          Travel Blogs from Russell


          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 ...

          Beautiful Bay of Islands

          A travel blog entry by abuelasue on Jan 21, 2015

          2 comments, 7 photos

          ... first representative lived, and a magnificently carved meeting house. The two symbolising the partnership between the Maori and the British crown.
          A trip up the coast to KeriKeri was our last visit on this leg. A delicious lunch in lovely spot by the water at a restaurant that used to be owned by our friends Kim and Sally Taylor. We spent some time watching all the local ...

          THE ROCK - Adventure Cruise

          A travel blog entry by chelsandadam on Jan 18, 2015

          2 comments, 12 photos

          ... afternoon, we went back to the boat where the crew had cooked up the mussels for us to eat, provided lunch, and cracked open the sea creatures so we cooked look inside them. As they were still alive we are the yellow insides which were their eggs. They tasted just like salt water (disgusting) but we had to try it out. What a cool 22 hours! Back to Auckland we go just for the 1 night so we can grab a bus and go visit our good mates Karl and Rozie in Tauranga! ...