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- Shuttle bus service
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... so disappointed. Lots of sobbing followed, until the lady on the boat said she had had a word with the Captain, and he was happy to set up a safety net for Grace to stay in whilst she was in the water, where she could wear a wet suit and have a mask and snorkel, and view the dolphins from there. The waterworks were turned off as if by magic, and was replaced with the biggest, brightest smile! I thought Grace was going to pounce on the lady and kiss her over and over! ...
... ground floor and a little museum on the first floor. It is an historic building and stands neat to an even more historic building. It is the Mission House and is reputed to be the oldest building in NZ. We went to see round the Mission House and had to take off our shoes to walk inside it in order to protect the original wooden floors. It was interesting to see more of New Zealand's history. Then onto the third stop, a chocolate manufacturer also in ...
... times when stalactites hung down and were in our way. Our guide then led us on a walk through the bush back up and over the area. There were huge rocks, trees, greenery and a welcome wooden walkway.
We continued on our way and stopped for a comfort break at a small town called Kawakawa. Our itinerary didn't mention this place but when I'd gone online to see the excursion I'd seen a photo of some colourful bollards which gave ...
... him just as we are arriving. He is in his sixties but looks embarrassingly fit and has just come back from a long hike all round the Bay. After a few pleasantries he goes off to his room for a shower. We go to our room and get organised. Wendy arranges a reservation for us at the Waterfront Cafe. We choose this one because I know where it is.
While we are relaxing and getting ready to go out for dinner there is the sound of someone playing ...
... There was in fact a whole pathway with no seaweed which we hadn't noticed on the way in which could have been handy but hey. Our skipper had made us a picnic lunch but didn't make enough rounds of sandwiches so I had to have his one. This was great because everyone knows you'd make your one the best one anyway. Lunch was a bit stingy though, a sandwich, small biscuit and piece of fruit. We sat through a few boring tales of sailing to the islands around New ...