Top O'The Tide Motel

Address: 152 Marsden Road, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Paihia

Heading north.

A travel blog entry by charli9988 on May 16, 2015

... break in the bushes were people have obviously walked before, it wasn't a designated, made pathway. Eventually we started to descent on the other side. It was pretty steep and I made the comment that I was glad it was sunny and not rainy as the path would be impossible in the rain. The views on the wAy down were amazing and it really did look beautiful. When we got to the bottom there was a huge rock pool with crystal clear water, I've never seen a rock pool look that good. We sat ...

Northland - Batten Down the Hatches...

A travel blog entry by obrienml2004 on Mar 16, 2015

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... translucent threads of worms, whose tails light up to attract dinner, love to live in caves around the countryside. They weave themselves a little hammock on the roof of the cave to recline in while they await bugs to come their way for dinner. Then they hang a series of little single web threads down a few inches that are laced with sticky stuff. Bugs fly into them, get snagged and ...

Don't fall in the hole!

A travel blog entry by harleyjah on Feb 18, 2015

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... is that tyres? Anyway, we asked her for directions to the library. As with all Kiwis we’ve met so far, she was very friendly. She was a Parking Warden from the Far North District Council. Yes, even the Kiwis enforce the parking rules. One hour, mate, that’s all you get. No luck with the Wi-Fi. It was working but Sandy’s I-Phone is giving her conniptions. Facetime had been working great, but for some unknown reason, it has quit. We ...

All roads lead to Cape Reinga

A travel blog entry by sarzmc on Jan 02, 2015

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... to admire lovely long Karikari Bay beach before having a swim at the heart-shaped and sheltered and Matai Bay, which we really enjoyed and in hindsight was one of the best beaches of the whole trip.

We reached our campsite at Ahipara around 7pm and set up our tent before having hot showers and hitting the BBQs. It was quite a good set up but very busy, with campers and also a backpackers’ hostel attached, so the showers and cooking facilities were in high ...

Beautiful Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by emilygeorgia18 on Dec 28, 2014

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... Kauri museum where we walked up a staircase that was carved inside the trunk of a Kauri tree which was pretty cool, and the last stop on the way back was for fish n' chips. Back at base, I went out with Ira (from russia) a girl from our dorm to the Pipi patch. We met a lot of locals ended up having a great night, probably better than New Year.

3rd January
Chilled at Base all morning before hopping on my 10 hour bus to meet the lovely Jenni in Rotorua this evening :)