TripAdvisor Reviews Triton Lodge Russell
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... fourth on the site.
So we decided to sample their wares and Dad treated us to drinks in the bar and we were able to enjoy the view from the front of the hotel which overlooked a picturesque harbor with gentle lapping water.
After refreshment and the sun truly setting over the yardarm it was time to set off for our night time accommodation.
... office to see if we could change the Hole in the Rock cruise that we had booked for the afternoon to a morning cruise – no problems.
After a coffee with Ernie, Maureen and Trevor we boarded exploreNZ’s boat for our trip out to the Hole in the Rock. We even had one of the crew from the day before’s dolphin cruise going out with us.
As we were setting off the skipper warned us that the weather that ...
... to our room and had a power nap after which we walked up to Flagstaff Hill where there is a flagpole to commemerate the signing of the treaty plus amazing views.
Wandering back into town the sun was out and it seemed like the perfect time for a beer, we also came across Ian and Nan, the amazing septugenarians who are on our trip. We had a drink with them then went to get ready.
An hour later we headed ...
... have been to do with hanging our wet towels there between campsites. Still not entirely sure to be honest but we took it off and washed it with washing up liquid anyway!
We stayed at Orongo bay campsite which was $19 per person but we had a better idea that meant we only paid for two. Me and Chris were in the front seats and we put Georgia and Johanna in the back and covered them with a duvet cover. It looked horrendously suspicious ...
... out to be a terrible as I'd always imagined it would be, "Rock of Ages" proved a bit more bearable, although Russell Brand's bizarre attempt at a Brummy accent left a bit to be desired! We had a free afternoon once we reached Taupo - Lucy and Jeni went and treated themselves to a couple of treatments from one of the salons, and Jeni and I tried to get Lucy's nose pierced, but fortunately for her the shops had all shut by the time we tried to drag her into ...