- Breakfast Available
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Non-smoking rooms
- Hot tub
- Microwave in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... Nelson harbour. Then we realised ferry booked for 7th, not 9th, but we made it to Picton in time along the lovely Queen Charlotte drive and had green-lipped mussels for brunch before boarding and a super crossing to Wellington.
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After a morning stroll and splash about on Waihi Beach (we camped here right next to the beach) we moved on to the Coromandel Peninsula! Our first stop was to be the Broken Hills goldmine – an area once mined extensively but now totally abandoned and open to walk around and explore. After driving for ages trying to find the place we started walking up through the bush to eventually, after about an hour, get to the ...
... it's like looking back in time! They are strange looking birds with their oval shaped bodies, tiny heads and extremely long thin beaks foraging in the ground for something to eat. They're so skittish any noise you made they would dive into the nearest hiding spot, so we were very careful not to make a sound! On Wednesday we said farewell to Alan and Mal and set off on the coastal route back to Auckland. We had planned to stay in a small coastal town called Thames about ...
... dark. We started to look for accommodation which was quite an easy task taking into account the fact that Coromandel Town is very small (population 1,560 as of June 2013). What appeared to be more surprising for us were the prices of accommodation. We thought they were going to be much lower out of Auckland but we were apparently wrong. Since it was a long day everybody was pretty tired and the only thing we wanted was to sit down, have a nice dinner and go to bed. Finally ...
... you just fry it in a bit of butter for about 5 minutes on either side. The guy must have thought he was feeding the 5000 because there was a lot of fish - but he ate it.
Then it was time for a stroll to the beach, ice cream and a relax on the sands.