37 The Landing Motel

37 Landing Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, 3120, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Whakatane

To the Bay of Plenty

A travel blog entry by suebar

... and three men lost their lives during the construction of the modern road. The terrain still causes problems as there can be major rock falls and land slips which close the road. Eventually the gorge opened out and became a wide valley which then flattened out entirely as we reached the coast. We had to travel along the coast westwards and the final part of the drive took us past salt marshes and a lagoon. Our motel was at Ohope Beach which is the beach resort adjacent ...

Back to Kawerau

A travel blog entry by edsutch


... Kerosene Creek. We didn't know if there was a certain spot to stop at, but there were a few cars there and not many people to be seen. So we kept walking down the stream, where it opened up a bit more and we found all the people. It was pretty busy, and a big group of people had just turned up but luckily it was a big enough place for everyone to enjoy. We dipped our toes into the water first to see if it really was that warm. Well yea it was, so we all jumped in ...

Kawerau Thermal Motel

A travel blog entry by edsutch


... into the car - I can't remember who it was but I remember someone saying it was a good job we didn't get a Subaru as they were easily stolen due to the pillar-less doors, meaning there was no frame around the glass, just the glass then rubber seal on the car. Remembering this, and that they had no alarm on the car I proceeded to try an pull the glass away from the car, we got Grant's fishing knife to wedge in between as a stronger holder than my fingers - soon follows by getting one ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... set aside in a strainer to drain

Meanwhile, mix all remaining ingredients in a large bowl.

Once quinoa has drained thoroughly and cooled, add it to the remaining
ingredients. Toss well to combine and let the salad to sit for 15-30 minutes in
order to allow flavours to intensify. Serve at room temperature.

Makes about 4 cups ...

Bay of Plenty

A travel blog entry by jessicalewin

I made my way to Tauranga feeling numb: still trying to absorb my bad news I wasn't sure if I was ready for two weeks of camping with someone I'd only just met, even though Elli was lovely. But I knew it was good for me to keep exploring and through that my love for travelling would return. So I collected Elli from her couch surfing hosts: a friendly, self-sufficient, wine-making gay couple who left such an impression on me in the 30 minutes I was there that I decided ...

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This motel, located on 37 Landing Road, Whakatane, is near Ohope Beach, Whale Island Tours - Swim With Dolphins, and Whale and Dolphin Watch.
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5.00 of 5 stars Outstanding