Pukenui Lodge Motel

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

Travel Blogs from Pukenui

"That's Australia over there"

A travel blog entry by sarahdweaver

We had an early start two days ago. Our 10am snorkling was amazing. Our boat driver took us four girls out to Robinson Island in the Bay of Islands. It was just the four of us on the boat and he literally pulled into the island and dropped us off with gear and left. It was our own island!! We only saw about five other people there within four hours …

Day 3 - The land of the Hobbits

A travel blog entry by whipbird


... 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 ...


A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock


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


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


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 ...

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This lodge, located on Corner SH1 & Wharf Road, Pukenui, is near Te Puia and Wai Ora Spa.
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