Edelweiss Motel

70 Seaview Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsEdelweiss Motel Paihia

    Reviewed by dorisandtoni56

    Perfect location

    Reviewed Oct 5, 2013
    by (37 reviews) Waidhofen an der Ybbs , Austria Flag of Austria

    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.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Edelweiss Motel Paihia

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from Paihia

    What a change! NZ is sooo different. Funny story

    A travel blog entry by dorisandtoni56 on Oct 05, 2013

    43 photos

    340 km

    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 …

    Waka, waka, get those ribs in ya

    A travel blog entry by aussiepanda on Apr 14, 2014

    47 photos

    ... br> I think it took us closer to 25. We bought the guided tour and cultural show combo and raced through the building to join up with the tour. Sadly we had so little time to take anything in inside the building, which was sad, as it looked really interesting. We then walked down to the waka house and our guide told us about the iwi Ngāpuhi’s ceremonial war canoe Ngātokimatawhaorua, the world’s largest. The ...

    Heaven on a stick

    A travel blog entry by davo1764 on Apr 08, 2014

    17 photos

    ... and despite sore arms and ribs (I did say it was hard didn't I) I finally sight colour in the water and Steve assists to get my 15-18kg kingfish into the boat. I get myself into the bad books with Steve when I ask Louise to take a picture while I hold the fish by the head.  I don't quite follow Steve's instructions and do the unspeakable by bleeding the fish on deck!  Steve promptly moves me aside, gets the fish on a rope and over the side and then cleans up ...

    The New Adventure

    A travel blog entry by handytravels on Apr 04, 2014

    1 comment, 9 photos

    ... one of the weirder bird calls, a small black bird with, and were being very un-attenborough here, some kind of white feathery beard entertained us. It kind of sounded how a machine invented by Wallace and Gromit would sound, either way, another bird eventually flew in so it must have worked. After a full days rambling around the woods, we caught the ferry back to Paihia and reunited ourselves with Toady. Our final “attraction” for the ...

    Beautiful bay of islands

    A travel blog entry by vivford on Mar 19, 2014

    15 photos

    ... the hole in the rock and a stop on one of the islands.
    we were hoping to encounter dolphins as we had not seen any on this trip apart from ken getting a brief glimpse from the interisland ferry.
    well we were not disappointed! we came across a huge pod on the way out and another on the way home. what a joy it is to watch dolphins , they seem so happy and glad to be alive. we must have been with them for over half an ...