The Sanctuary @ Bay Of Islands

Address: State Highway 11, Opua, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | 5 star lodge
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This 5 star lodge, located on State Highway 11, Opua, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House, and Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures.
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      TripAdvisor Reviews The Sanctuary @ Bay Of Islands Opua

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

      Travel Blogs from Opua

      Opua at Last!

      A travel blog entry by munchkins on Nov 14, 2014

      1 comment, 36 photos

      The sun dropped lower on the horizon casting a golden glow on Orca as we sailed South, to the North behind us the dark band of cloud that went all the way to the sea. Finally we were out of the weather system that we had battled through for what seemed an eternity. At 130nm we were nearly there, and in calm sea conditions, then I saw them. As the sun meets the horizon there they were in the distance with the setting sun behind them, to the Northwest, the "Three Kings Islands" ...

      Heaven on a stick

      A travel blog entry by davo1764 on Apr 08, 2014

      17 photos

      Day 3: After a quick breakfast we check out of our hotel and head out to the airport to pick up Louise & Peter.  They have been in NZ for a week or so already, travelling around the South Island in a camper van. Today they drop their van off and we pick them up for the 3 hour drive up to the Bay of Islands and the location of our house swap.  Only problem is we don't have a map or GPS and their pick up location is a couple of streets over from the main drag out ...

      Kerikeri and waitangi

      A travel blog entry by lchapman on Mar 23, 2014

      17 photos

      ... stores equivalent of Coles and woollies....Paihia store is only a corner store. After exhausting Kerikeri (pronounced kedikedi by locals), we drove back to Waitangi and visited the Treaty House. The treaty of Waitangi was first signed in 6 February 1840. James Busby came from UK at Maori request to bring peace to the land. The treaty took 5 hours to negotiate and was signed by many Maori chiefs as well as British chiefs! It really was a ...

      Paihia, in the rain

      A travel blog entry by johnnym on Jan 20, 2014

      3 photos

      ... his right hand as if it were a silver trowel, with which to spread the cement of his words on the structure of the system, and consolidate it for a thousand ages." Procrastination "To surround herself with great heaps of it-baskets full and tables full-and do a little, and spend a great deal of time in staring with her round eyes at what there was to do, and persuade herself that she was going to do it, were Charley's great dignities and ...

      Tropical Christmas!

      A travel blog entry by teamstoobie on Dec 20, 2013

      19 photos

      We laughed all the way back to the north island with a great Kiwi Experience driver named Diddles, who also happened to be a great friend of Team Crisp! First stop Wellington, we checked into the YHA and even got a free cheeky upgrade to a private room! Cooking dinner that night and in walks in a familiar face, it was only bloody Devon our Persian German friend from Queens-town! Devon joined us for dinner and the following night joined us for our date night!! We had ...

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