Tui Motel

16 Williams Street, Bay Of Islands, Paihia, Bay of Islands, North Island, 710068, New Zealand | Motel

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Beautiful Bay of Islands

A travel blog entry by didcarl


Another fantastic day to remember. We tendered today, and after getting a reasonably early start, and priority tendering, we were on land in no time. We had a quick look around at the markets and shops, before stopping for a morning cuppa. There was plenty of opportunity to secure a private tour to the glow worm caves. We spoke to a guy, and after making a deal (which included me only paying $10 for Ethan, and nothing for Connor and Jessica) we decided to go. By ...

Happy Birthday Laura H.......Sweet As!

A travel blog entry by ouradventure14


... Hang on we have not got to the birthday yet.....

The next day it was laura H's birthday....well here anyway. We were treated to breakfast on the balcony and then went down to a little beach the owner of the hotel had told us about and ended up on a beautiful beach .....alone! LT then made LH a birthday message on the beach made from all the beautiful shells lieing on the beach. We then went for a ...


A travel blog entry by carrhaughan


... 8211; and due to the presence of many escaped convicts from the colonies was once known as the "Hell Hole of the Pacific". It’s the opposite now, a fairly dull place full of expensive shops and realtors, inhabited by identikit people from the cruise ships docked in the harbour. It does have the oldest licensed hotel in New Zealand though, The Duke of Marlborough (est. 1827) where we enjoy a pint in the sunshine before jumping back on the ferry over to Paihia. ...


A travel blog entry by groteboze


... be interesting, we should swim with them, jump and dive - I volunteered to be one of those 'strong swimmers' and was the first one in the water \o/. Which was no big help, since the dolphins had moved by that point. The boat catched up with them at the same time we did.

Half an hour in, 2 other dolphin-watching boats came up to our location and the dolphins lost interest for a bit. We ...

Happy Valentines Day from Bridget herself

A travel blog entry by erotergum


... I told her to slowly lower herself down and swim on top very carefully and not to look down. Did she listen? No! She looked down and panicked so much she lost the ability to think rationally. Unable to control her arms she looked like a drowned mole rat but she was in fact having an anxiety attack. I couldn't help but laugh so I swam over and took her hands to bring her out to where it was deeper. Being as dramatic as me she demanded that she wanted a boat to come ...


This motel, located on 16 Williams Street, Bay Of Islands, Paihia, is near Kings Dolphin Cruises, Paihia Harbour, Carino Sailing & Dolphin Adventures, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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