Cook's Lookout Motel
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... the film How to Lose a Guy in 10 days. We were obviously dodging sorting through the pictures and packing but we had a nice evening after an amazing day out.
We can't believe our time was up in the Bay of Islands. We have had an amazing time and have loved every minute and are even more excited to see what New Zealand has to offer us! The next month or so is going to go so fast and we can't wait to get our travelling shoes on and work down ...
... open ocean and told us all to remain in our seats as there was a big swell! Fifteen minutes later and with a few people feeling ill we arrived at the hole in the rock. The captain decided not to attempt to go through the hole as they normally do because of the high seas. A good decision! Cape Brett lighthouse is near the rock which was inhabited by a family till 1978.
On the way back we stopped at the biggest island in the bay Urupukapuka to walk up a ...
... Everything was new, modern, clean and stylish! We got in some beer and food and met our new friend from Florida, Lindsey. 8th Dec The next morning we went for a swim in the bay at the front of the hostel, feezing but we slowly acclimatised! In the afternoon we decided to have an easy day and take the ferry to Russell. We think perhaps we visited at the wrong time of the ...
After a late breakfast we took the shuttle bus into Paihia and sat by the beach writing postcards and reading. Thirsty work so time for a beer at the Alongside Bar. A nice 30 minute stroll back to the hotel before a dip in the Spa. It's a tough job but we gave it our best shot! This evening we went on Darryl's River Dinner Cruise to the Haruru ...
... rock. Yes it was cool, but even the trip towards it was amazing enough for us! So that was our last activity. We arrived in Hamilton again after visiting the 26 m high waterfalls of Whangarei.
But we weren’t ready to stay in Hamilton again, so after 2 nights we departed again towards the capital of NZ: Wellington! From the top of the North to the bottom. We visited Rachel Sanne’s friend, where we stayed for 3 nights! Wellington is more known as: Windy ...