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TravelPod Member ReviewsEdelweiss Motel Paihia
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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Auckland - Paihia
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 …
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From Paihia we took a few jaunts to Kerikeri to visit the chocolate factory, to Cape Reinga and Ninety Mile Beach, a gum diggers park, to the hole in the rock and a cruise around Bay of Islands.
Highlights for us were seeing seals on Ninety Mile beach and the cruise, the stunning views from the lighthouse at Cape Reinga as well as seeing the fingers of each ...
... a thumbs up back mid performance!Leaving the Treaty grounds behind, we boarded ‘the beast’ and drove a short distance to Paihia for lunch. We pulled up beside the waters edge and had our picnic lunch. Paihia is a lovely little village, with a few scatterings of shops and café’s along the waterfront.We carried on our journey, and our final destination for today, the town of Russel. We boarded a Car ferry, taking us across a very ...
... out of the big rocks scattered up the hillside. A Maori woman had been living in the caves having run away from her husband.
Now, the caves have wooden flights of steps and a boardwalk running through its 200 metre length. We walked through slowly, some carrying lamps and at intervals these were turned off to allow us to see the glowing lights all over the ceiling and up the walls. The light is the tail of the worm. ...
... tree next. Lord of the Forest, Tane Mahuta, some of Ranginui, the sky father and Papatuanuku the earth mother. It was only a 5 minute walk and when we got there I was not overly impressed. I was sure it was smaller than Te Matua Ngahere. I was right is was 3 metres thinner, but it was 20 metres taller at a towering 51 metres high. I personally prefer shorter stout things, I am not sure why. Still gazing up trying to see the top of Tane ...