Paihia Star Motel

78 Seaview Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Paihia

Bay of Islands (Steve)

A travel blog entry by kezzah16


Steve had pre booked a tour to the Bay of Islands in the North of the North Island. Said goodbye to Kerry before heading to the sky city building where the trip would depart from at 7.30. Kerry would be going to the same place but on a different bus to stay there for a few days! The bus stopped along the way but i finally got there about half 11, Kerry was already there so we met for lunch and had a look round some of the shops ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... 8217;re soon there and kitting up. The dive boat is pretty small, but it’s only 10 minutes out to the wreck so we get everything on, get the boat in the water, jump on and head out. We get to the site and eventually find the buoy, tie up, kit up and get in the water. Most of the others are fairly inexperienced divers so we hold back and let them descend first on the line. The visibility is pretty good – maybe 20m or so – and the wreck isn’t ...

Auck.. no wait, Paihia

A travel blog entry by groteboze


... after which it was named. Calling them, using our new, local Sim card yielded no response.. So we started out by finding a beach and chilling out for a few hours.

*someone* made a mistake booking our first accomodation, by not taking the local timezone into account. This meant there was no place to stay for us at auckland and we still had to pay for the previous night :/. The folks at ...

Happy Valentines Day from Bridget herself

A travel blog entry by erotergum


... under the water still. It was horrendous. I wanted to throw them damn small things away! I managed to swim up to some rocks and hurled them on to them so we could carry on. We got bored shortly after and my cramp had faded but the next challenge was getting out of this place. This time I had nothing on my feet to walk on the rocks with. Being ever so careful not to slip (we know I'm prone) I managed to clamber my way up and find a clear bit with no seaweed to jump ...

Waterfalls but no eels

A travel blog entry by steffielou


... served us and found out that her boyfriend is actually from Keighley, so it really is a small world out here!
Matt took us for a bit of a walk around the town and introduced us to the 'crazy lady' who was walking around in a high-vis and mumbling to herself and also the fancy toilets that had shells on them.
Matt told us about this place called 'Charlie's Rock' where there's a big waterfall going into a pool of water which was apparently full of eels. However ...


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