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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
TravelPod Member ReviewsBounty Motel Paihia
Helpful owners and the perfect set-up for exploring the bay of islands and self-catering.
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After the Day trip, we headed back towards Paihia, Bay of Islands. Staying in a wonderful Motel, Bounty Inn. It was getting late and what we saw of the town, it's extremely beautiful, situated between the mountains. We will explore further tomorrow.
Nath and I flew in from Sydney late in the day and caught a shuttle bus to downtown Auckland, checked into our hotel and then headed up to the Federal Street pedestrian strip for some share plates at Depot, apparently run by a famous NZ chef. There we enjoyed a glass of local wine and cider and the tasty food while people-watching under the iconic …
... great music that Deb selected from her phone. Deb directed us to visit three waterfalls along the way. At each we walked to the base and took photos. Deb pointed out a tree that she had photographed last time she was here. We arrived at Chalet Romantica, Paihia at approximately 6.30pm and received a warm welcome from Inge and her husband Eddie. Their home is beautiful so carefully appointed and with stunning views across the ocean ...
... to swim when babies are present.
The cool thing with the dolphins was once we started to leave they started chasing the boat and jumping up in the air like they wanted to surf the wake of the boat.
We also landed on one of the islands for lunch and a strole. There were sheep grazing and lots of little lambs.
The lamb below was curious what I was up to ...
We were packed up, breakfasted and checked out of our hotel in Paihia by 8:20 to be in good time to get to the wharf ready to queue for our boat which was to leave at 9:00. Our boat was a catamaran which takes 80 passengers. We were to cruise through the Bay of Islands, passing some of the many islands and heading just out of the bay to see the Hole in the Rock. Once we boarded we headed to the outside upper deck so that we would have a really good view ...