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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
- Free parking
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... Zealand. We caught the bus from the airport - look at us using public transport! Bob and I loved a taxi a bit too much in South America and were determined to be more careful with our money in this continent. At around 8am we arrived at our hostel in Auckland and as we couldn't check in until 2pm...shopping it was! $400 later (oops), we were back at the room and had a quick nap before dinner. Before you start, tumble driers in South America are well known for eating ...
... took it all in for a little while. Matty was eager to get in so he weighed up a few different spots before settling on the first rock pool we'd seen. By this point it was about 3pm and I'd mentioned I was a little worried about the tide coming in both on this side and the other side of the hillside. Matty told me to stop worrying and that I worry too much. So for the next hour and a half I sat and watched whilst he sat in the rock pool watching a star fish and taking photos. I ...
... it had decided to rain as soon as we got off the bus so with our hoods up we quickly went to see if before heading back to the bus. We have seen better ones in Asia and will see better ones along the way in New Zealand, hopefully when it is not raining. The rain did decide to stop once we got back on the bus, it was just typical! We arrived in the beautiful town of Paihia just before twelve. We took a quick tour around the small town with Jarred showing us ...
... country pokes into waters where the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean meet and mingle. Stunning rugged terrain, with vast expanses of white sand visible in streaks on both sides in the distance.
. 90 Mile Beach: I’d bet it’s more accurate to say kilometres, but that’d be niggling.
We stopped in at the giant sand dunes (100m to the top), rented boogie boards ...
After a rather fitfull nights sleep, I decided to spend the very early morning out taking photos of Auckland at dawn. It was nice to be in a park with hundreds of personal trainers and their victims, all being punished in the dark by angry sounding fitness gods! Once the sun was up I headed into the Auckland museum. Interesting, but a bit limited in size when you compare it to the V&A or Nat History for example. And weird!! Ground floor, proper Maori exhibits. ...