Bay of Islands Cottages
Travel Blogs from Russell
... 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.
... to Auckland stopping at Whangarei Falls on the way. After a long journey and an hour and half queue to get checked into the hostel, we were all ready for dominos (ITS ONLY 5 DOLLARS HERE FOR A MEDIUM PIZZA - AMAZING CONSIDERING EVERYTHING ELSE IS TWICE THE PRICE AS AT HOME) and bed.
Its Wednesday morning here and we are all checked out ready to get the bus down to our next stop Hot Water Beach!
Updates you all soon :)
... 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 ...
... then you get in. You have to watch, sometimes the water gets TOO hot. You can be walking along and then you are hot footing it out of that spot. We laid in our little pool and visited with people and looked at the stars, it was one of those unforgettable nights.
Monday February 10th
Hahei to Mt. Maunganui - we stopped at several places to get accommodation along the way, but for one reason or ...
... each given a buggy board to slid down the dune. You had to walk up to slide down - Tom walked up twice all the way to the top and I walked up half way once. It was fun, you went pretty fast.
Continued on to Cape Reinga Light House - this is where the Tasman Sea and Pacific Ocean meet. The light flashes every 26 seconds and can be seen some 50 km away. We got out of the bus and did a nice hike out to the light house. This is ...
How has this ranch rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking