- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... back down to Ninety Mile Beach with very dangerous tidal currents where on Christmas Day a teenager was swept out to sea. We stood on the beach and watched the tide come in and could see how quick and irregular the speed of the tide. Driving back to Russell by another route from the one taken in the morning, we weaved up and down very steep roads over volcanic hills. Tea that night was in a place in Russell where the girl who made our pizzas was from Portree!
... are public toilets on the main drag of Kawakawa- They are a true work of art ( I wish I knew how to post pictures in this blog.... but you probably can google them ) made with glass bottles, ceramic tiles, wonderfully decorated columns, beautiful I'd say.
Our accommodation in Russell at a Top 10 Holiday Park is very nice with a great view of the bay- This is our second night at a Holiday Park and so far we are very ...
... look after birds that have been injured, we all got to pet a kiwi which is a native bird hence the nickname for New Zealanders, funny looking thing hopping around on two legs with no wings. Our next stop was a big tree, for us to hug! The next was a toilet built by some famous guy. Mike is a typical hilarious kiwi guy, everything he says he puts in a funny way (or maybe it just sounds funny because of the accent!) once we reached the port we got a ferry over to the boat we'd be ...
... was to go to Whangarei Waterfall which was worth the small detour. You start at the top and then there is a steep path which takes you to the bottom. At the top there is a pool in the river where some ducks were swimming about. At the bottom there is a sole duck swimming under the waterfall. Kathleen says she wonders how it got there and hopes it has not been washed over the waterfall. Just at that moment it flies away - Doh!
We are on the ...
... wore her undies, think that impressed the locals ..mind you we did end up pretty much having the place to ourselves? pools had different names and a guide to the temperature of each. Luke warm, warm ,hot, and jeeeezz that's bloody hot! Plus cold plunge pools to. Oh and all the water stunk to high heaven ,took several washes back home to get the smell out of my togs and towel etc. It actually made Lil ill as in she was sick and had a funny turn.