Marlin Court Motel
Travel Blogs from Paihia
Wanderung mit grandioser Aussicht
Letztes Wochenende unternahm ich mit einer Gruppe von Rachel's Freunden eine achtstündige Wanderung mit grandioser Aussicht.
Wir übernachteten in Paihia, starteten frühmorgens mit der Fähre Richtung Cape Brett und um gut 8 Uhr mit einem steilen Aufstieg. Da ich die letzten Wochen sportlich nicht …
Today we got up nice and early to go on a boat trip round the Bay of Islands. Annie got herself all dosed up with kwells though thankfully the wind was a lot less severe although the sea had not really settled down. The weather was warm (25 degrees C) and sunny. The sea was still a bit choppy and the trips right across the bay were a bit lumpy but …
This place is beutiful - but more of that later.
The standard of driving today was much better but Annie was having trouble navigating. Apparently going the wrong speed into bends induces headaches. I see the beginnings of a campaign here. The motel, we are staying at is good and the area fairly quiet.
A brief history lesson for …
... was an early start to catch the bus from Kaitaia to the Cape, via 90 mile beach ( actually about 56) our driver was of the typical Kiwi tour breed, full of jokes but also very informative. The trip along the 'beach' was pretty awesome as they'd say around here, mile after mile of surf and dunes and several streams that feed into the ocean, one of which we drove up to get off the beach. Some of the youngsters did a bit of tobogganing down the dunes, us ...
Auckland - Bay of Islands - Coromandel - Napier - Wellington
9.3.2013 to 20.3.2013
After picking up our hire car in Auckland, we soon found ourselves heading north along the Twin Coast Discovery Scenic Highway to Paihia, in the beautiful Bay of Islands. We stopped several times along the way at some really stunning beaches, and at every turn there was yet another area of outstanding natural beauty. NZ is truly ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
Very nice place, not right at beachfront but that also means that you don't hear much of the nightlife.
Very well equipped rooms (kitchen with cutlery, pots, etc.). Spacious bathroom, balcony. Free Wi-Fi.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.