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We stayed 3 nights in the Edelweiss Motel and were very happy in Paihia as we could do a lot of things:
A dolphin tour in the Bay of Islands
The Dune Rider Tour to Cape Reinga
70 km by coach on the beach and through the water
Waitangi Treaty Grounds and a funny show there
The funny …
Zo daar zijn we weer. Het is bewolkt en dat nu we net gaan zwemmen met Dolfijnen. We hebben al twee dagen prachtig weer, maar nu ziet het er wat somber uit. We zijn gisteravond ingecheckt in het motel Edelweis en hebben meteen een dolfijnencruise geboekt. Want ons schema is strak, dus er wordt niet geluierd. Kwart voor 8 worden we verwacht op de …
... total number of edible fish caught in New Zealand to nine, all of which eaten by my good self and what a way to finish off.
We were back in by two in the afternoon and decided to head over to the west coast of the Northlands to check out 90 mile beach and that afternoon we headed off for the brief two hour drive across the narrow section of land in the north and arrived just in time for….well…you will find out soon….and until then…
... We walked back the way we came feeling very unfit after such a short walk but pleased we’d been sensible.
We continued our journey and found a route that would take us round the coast again to see more of the impressive scenery. We came across a surfing beach and stopped for a while to watch the surfers but they weren’t doing very much. As we drove off up the hill a young lad had his thumb out hopefully so we stopped to pick up ...
... pictures. We also wanted to drive along the 90 mile beach but we have to time it when it is low tide. Low tide is at 4:00 pm. so if we to the beach by 3:00 pm we will be ok. We arrived at Cape Reigna at 2:00 pm. This is the most northern point of New Zealand. We saw the lighthouse and where the Pacific Ocean and the Tasman Sea meet. The views were truly amazing. i attached a video of the two bodies of water meeting. At about 3:00 ...
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We stayed 3 nights there, because we liked it so much there. Very friendly people, they booked the tour for us, the motel is very good located, you can walk everywhere.
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