Pukenui Lodge Motel

Corner SH1 & Wharf Road, Pukenui, Northland, North Island, New Zealand | Lodge
Prices starting from $58.00
 

Travel Blogs from Pukenui

Day 3 - The land of the Hobbits

A travel blog entry by whipbird

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... away waiting for us tourists to leave so they can bring in the washing, or pick those vegetables before it rains. Here's the place where Gandalf and Bilbo yarned. Here's where Sam's actual children ran out to meet him. There's real vegetable gardens, dried (fake, I think) fish swing and spin in the wind, smoke wisps from chimneys dotting the grassy slopes. Then our visit is coming to an end and we cross the bridge and enter the Green Dragon Inn ...

Wellington

A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock

3

Massive travel day. The epic bus journey from Tongaria to Wellington was long, draining and simply boring.. The only thing to break this horrendous journey up was stopping off in this random town to do the national sport of gumboot throwing, I.e stand in a field and throw one Wellington shoe and see how far it goes, the most random weird event in the world. We all took turns and the outcome was hilarious, Harry threw his straight up in the ...

Chasing piglets and sunsets to Reinga

A travel blog entry by edddadams

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Explored the peninsula of Russell, caught a ferry over. Walking through the township and up the steep hill behind to to Flagstaff point, famous for the first point where the Union Jack was first flown but not without a couple of tribal wars between the Maoris and the Brits. Walking back down into town we 'took' a wrong turn and ended up in an eye watering resort costing upwards of £6000 a night (which includes ...

Eggs, smelly side up

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin

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Hello from Rotorua. We got here from Auckland on 10 February, our first stop on our tour of the North Island. The drive down was very pretty: pleasant, warm weather, sunny, rolling hills and lakes. We started out by visiting the local i-Site for ideas on accommodation. We plumped for another backpacker hostel, which turned out to be probably the worst we have had so far in Sydney and New Zealand. Not dreadful, but a kitchen too ...

Doubtful Sound Wilderness Tour

A travel blog entry by phil100652

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We keep hearing about the horrendous weather and floods back home so feel a bit guilty saying today was another scorcher. We got up early to be picked up at 7am and taken on our tour. The first part was a bit stop and start so we were both thinking 'This is going to be a long day!' but it quickly improved and the cruise along Doubtful Sound as far as the Tasman Sea and back was superb. The amazing fjords of rainforest clad mountains sandwiched between beautiful blue sky ...

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