Whangamata Motel

106 Barbara Avenue, PO Box 6, Whangamata, The Coromandel, North Island, New Zealand | Motel

Travel Blogs from Whangamata

Happy in HaHei

A travel blog entry by capel


... many hot water pools while looking up at the Mount - a lovely way to start the day. We then grabbed our hiking boots and decided to mount the Mount! Now it is a fairly steep trek to the top and we had to stop a few times on the way (to see the views that is) so it's rather embarrassing when herds of locals are effortlessly jogging past you to the top, barely breaking a sweat. Imagine this was your daily run - wow! The views were as ever for NZ - simply spectacular. ...

A visit to Onemana

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


We were hoping to travel to the Hot Water Beach today but the tide timetable in the local paper showed that we were far too late to make the trip successful. Maybe tomorrow we will get up at 7am so we get there an hour before high tide. The beach has natural hot water springs coming through the sand so you make your own small pool and personal hot tub. This morning Liam had what looked like a bad bite on his arm and Lorrain and Helen decided to take him to the local doctor to ...


A travel blog entry by daretoknow


... so remote and quiet as I did not see anyone for the whole time. As time was getting on I started to head to my new bed in Hahei but could not resist stopping one more time by another beach and got my ukulele out and learnt some new chords. My day finished up at a beautiful hostel sharing some whiskey with Katrin, a German woman I met at Thames - just another day in paradise, a well versed saying amongst all the ...

Move along please ... 100m will do

A travel blog entry by pinklady27


... the inconvenient time out of our minds, enjoyed a walk by the sea and an evening feasting on the scenery all around us. Debating on what time to set the alarm we decided on 7.25am to see what happened. At 7.26am a loud knocking on our window had us hurriedly opening the door to see a ranger who was going around each camper van to remind them to vacate the site at 7.30am or be fined $200. ...

It's been good HAHEI

A travel blog entry by annetty


... spiced with a morrocan flare accompanied with a refreshing spaghettied cucumber salad in a homemade tangy vinagrette dressing topped with seseme seeds. Dessert was a lovely rich gluten free dark chocolate cake ( so delicious I could have eaten the whole bloody thing...) to top it off it had a fluffy whipped fresh orange cream with fresh local orange slices on top...Mette..you did great!! Pro baker forsure..seeing as it was a 'freestyle recipe'. The dinner ...


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