Abel Tasman Lodge
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... 20th - Early start again today, picked up at the motel 8.30 for a 'Discover the Bay of Islands' trip. This included the famous sail through the hole in the rock (pic) and a session of dolphin spotting/watching - saw many bow riding and swimming alongside the boat. Stopped off at a beautiful Island called Urupukapuka. We seem to be getting really lucky with the views we get from stops so far (pic) when we have a meal. Upon arrival we were given ...
... was suppose to be about 68 degrees and we dressed like it was below 32! I had on my hoodie, jeans, jocks, etc. Actually, it was very warm! They sell many items made out of Merino wool but we did not purchase anything like that. Rose did buy a beautiful hat for her granddaughter though.
It was a great stop but we only had 2 hours at this wonderful place. We were fortunate to be here and hope to visit once again.
We dined in MDR and had ...
... it’s a luxury, near deserted island with a population of around 40. The weather was just perfect, with splitting blue skies and beautifully warm around 10am where we went to catch our water taxi out to the island. Our skipper, TY was an absolute legend and told us all the best spots for snorkelling. Enroute, we picked up two families with their kids. The first family were lucky enough to know someone on Roberton Island and were staying there for a few days. ...
... can always rely on the close proximity of a good cafe and we sat drinking our coffees and making plans for next weekend whilst Chloe cracked on with her colouring in. Mark and Stella went straight from here back towards Auckland whilst we returned for our final night in Pahia. As the weather was still pretty bad we stayed in our “unit” for most of rest of the day, reading books and watching Madagascar. We did venture out to the hot tub for a 20 minute soak. Hard life.