Amber Court Motel

22 Valley Road, Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $96.00
 

Travel Blogs from Whakatane

White island - active marine volcano

A travel blog entry by belhorizon1

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Situated in the bay of plenty ( love the name ! ) the white island is just one volcano. Still active. It is part of a larger ensemble spreading all the way to Rotorua in fact. If it was closer to the land this volcano would be classified 2 out of 5 in terms of danger towards people. The crew needs the OK from the seismographic institute every morning before taking people on.
The boat ride lasts about ...

Week 2: Heading East

A travel blog entry by epbrody

3
12

... can go to <www.drivingcreek.co.nz>

Heading south, we stopped at the Waitati Gardens. The honor box suggested donation was $7/ adult which we paid. Not worth it. We sat at a garden table to have our morning tea, took a brief stroll, and were on our way. To add insult to injury, my camera battery died, and I didn't have the car charger with me. I used my iPad and iPhone for photos the rest of the day.

We ...

Back to Kawerau

A travel blog entry by edsutch

12

... left earlier. As we had finished the rooms so quickly, Rae had a few things to make to take with her for the wake. So Shannon and I helped make a big salad, with a home made salad dressing, and then I made another salad dressing for them. Then after they had finished with that I was going to make some scones as Rae mentioned about making some, I wasn't sure whether to make savoury or sweet ones. We didn't have anything for lunch so we could have cheese scones for lunch. ...

Round the East Cape and back to Backpacking

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

2
21

... about, so you frequently see a modern day cowboy riding across the fields. We also drove slowly past two groups of children, some very young, galloping their very large horses along the side of the road.

We arrived at about 4pm at our "Stranded in Paradise" Backpacker hostel. We were warmly welcomed by the owners who gave us a choice of two cabins, and then showed us around the communal kitchen, lounge and washing facilities. This is a hostel based very high on a ...

Kawerau Thermal Motel

A travel blog entry by edsutch

5

... of fresh coleslaw and potatoes, even if we had not been hungry I'm sure we would have managed to eat this! Ice cream, and chocolate log soon followed which also went down amazingly - seems like we have landed on our feet again in terms of feeding and the place we are staying. And to think we only ended up here as Rae had emailed us through our profile on HelpX as we probably wouldn't have looked that far out of Rotorua! Still pretty shattered after the past couple of weeks we had ...

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This motel, located on 22 Valley Road, Whakatane, is near Ohope Beach, Whale Island Tours - Swim With Dolphins, and Whale and Dolphin Watch.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding