Paku Lodge

10 The Esplanade, Tairua, The Coromandel, North Island, 3544, New Zealand | Motel
Prices starting from $84.00
 

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Pauanui

A travel blog entry by kevinsullivan on Jan 09, 2014

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This morning we packed up our cases and prepared for our departure. I had arranged to pick up a hire car at 2pm and to fill in the time before then we did some shopping together with Margaret. We returned to the house for lunch and had a good natter about the things that we had seen. Our host's then drove us down to Tauranga to pick up the hire car …

Hot water beach

A travel blog entry by lanen

3

... We had brought a spade, but many people had rented one locally. Yes, some people earn money renting spades to tourists.

Through considerable efforts we managed to dig a nice bathtub, and Leontien positioned herself in it, and intensely enjoyed the warm water, until a last goodbye-wave washed the bathtub to bits and gave Leontien a cold wash. She took that as the sign for departure. By 8 pm we were back, full of joy, sand and ...

I can spot a couple of holes in your story

A travel blog entry by philandmups

12

... and inconsequential place, except that it's the home of the annual Highland Games! And our one night in Waipu happened to coincide with the Auckland Centre Pipe Band Contest. The sleepy main street was closed for the competing bands and their bagpipes. Sadly not sure who won as we had to be in Tairua by dinner time. Tairua is on the east coast of the Coromandel peninsula and we pulled up at our latest hostel by late afternoon, in time ...

Traveling, The Blue Mountains and Sydney

A travel blog entry by lucystu

11

... budget doesn't quite stretch that far like. It really was fantastic to spend a few days with Kay, Ian and Theo. We did the usual things in a city; spent time in the hotel pool, had nice dinners out at restaurants and of course went by the Sydney opera house to get the classic shot. The first day we were there it was quite overcast and we were bitterly disappointed by the opera house as it's roof looked an off-white ...

Beachside part of the trip

A travel blog entry by elliottjulia

1

So as we left Rotorua (and some sausage rolls for breakfast in the roadside bakery), we stopped in one of the many vineyards on the way. It was a beautiful estate overlooking a valley with avocado trees. Didn't like any of their red wines but loved the white wines which we got 3 bottles. Oh, and we visited the naturalist park on the way. We went as far as the reception where we were greeted by a naked old man. I couldn't stop giggling so ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPaku Lodge Tairua

    Reviewed by kevinsullivan

    Spent the night here

    Reviewed Jan 8, 2014
    by (8 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Lovely place to stay

    Agapanthus flowers
    Tairua, New Zealand
    Looking out to sea
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    Agapanthus flowers
    Tairua, New Zealand
    Looking out to sea
    Tairua, New Zealand