Jacob'S Well Tourist Lodge & Motel

342 A Main Rd., Tairua, The Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand | Motel

Travel Blogs from Tairua

Hot water beach

A travel blog entry by lanen


... was a lot lower and we felt where really boiling hot water wells up. The first 10 seconds it is fine, but then one has to move one’s feet or get blisters. This place is called Hot Water Beach, not Lukewarm! The Maoris used to cook their food here!

Gradually more and more people gathered at this spot, all trying hard to dig a hole to lie in, only to get Ocean’s cool surprises washing away their efforts in ...

I can spot a couple of holes in your story

A travel blog entry by philandmups


... outer-most marker of the Bay. The hole is so big you could drive a boat through it. Yep, you've guessed it... Next day, to keep things interesting on the drive to Coromandel, we decided to check out both the largest, and the oldest, kauri trees in New Zealand. These gentle giants are each thought to be well over 2,000 years old with the tallest reaching 51.5m in height with a girth of 13.8m. Chunky. We also added a stop-over in Waipu. ...

Traveling, The Blue Mountains and Sydney

A travel blog entry by lucystu


... one night in their rented campervan, but we all know how unenjoyable camping is when it's raining so the next day we heading into Sydney and checked into their 4 star hotel. There were 2 beds in their room so I was able to sneak in as a fugitive, if anybody was to question it we had the excuse that I was the nanny. So going from cheap hostels to a 4 star hotel was quite a jump and something I could get used to, ...

Five go to Coromandel

A travel blog entry by billy.mann.7169


... to get wet. We returned the bikes and helmets to the shed, spread out our wet swimming and cycling clothes on various dryers and considered tea. Wendy and Kipp knocked up a rather fine pasta meal with fruit and yogurt for afters. In the evening we bounced a little on the site trampoline (those of us under 70) and played card games including Newmarket with real money. Don't tell their parents! Actually it wasn't useful money - only UK pennies and tuppences. And so to ...

Back to Tairua

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan

... golden beaches..It is now a purpose built holiday resort, surrounded by crystal clear water and one of the best surf beaches on the peninsula . We arrived here late on and after getting showered and changed we headed our for something to eat.....but we forgot about the 8 pm rule.....all restaurants and bars stop serving food at 8 pm.....will we never learn......salad again for tea ...


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