Paihia Pacific Resort Hotel
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- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Hot tub
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... and I managed to get through security without a hitch, their customs officers are really worried about everything and I ticked 'yes' on one of the boxes to let them know that I was bringing in
'outdoor activity items including... footwear'. I exited the airport with over an hour before I had to catch my bus. I decided to skip the taxi and get the express bus instead, the lady at the counter told me that the trip should only take about half an hour and that a bus ...
A few hours drive got us up to the beautiful Bay of Islands; town - Paihia, population - small but includes a pod of wild bottlenose dolphins!Four nights was perhaps one night too much here, but the adventures were still great!We did a day trip up to Cape Reigna which incuded driving along 90 mile beach, walking out to the lighthouse right on the Cape, eating lunch on a secluded beach and sandboarding down some huge sand dune that randomly appear out of nowhere near the sea!
... of the disclaimer I signed in going!)... I soon discovered it was more of a deathly climb over sheer rock faces and rope climbing over non existent tracks! The music blaring from camp and the sounds of laughter kept me running and I was soon throwing axes, dancing on the tables and drinking beer in the sunshine with the others! Day two saw me wave goodbye to my travel buddy of 3 weeks Kat :( sad times but a fab three weeks and lots more ...
... walk about. I bought some fish food and fed the sea bass - they have neat colors and some looked like they might be pretty nice on my supper plate. lol
The last island had The Hole in the Wall and Cathederal Cave - it was very cool to watch the waves rush through the hole and to see that the Cave will eventually be a hole also.
On the way back to the dock, people could hang onto this net and get dragged in the water. They ...
... was good, it had lots of white water bits which was good, some bits where better than others and we had to throw ourselves across the boat to steady it, the best bit was when we all sat up the front of the boat, huddled in then we went down a steep dip with our backs turned and we all went flying in, was good!! We also jumped off a rock aswell which was soo small compared to the jumps we do ...