Paihia Pacific Resort Hotel
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- Outdoor pool
- Room service
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room (surcharge)
- Swimming pool
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Paihia
... the spirits begin their journey back to the homeland of Hawaiki. The lighthouse is however the main attraction for tourists. It's a pretty sight and from here all you see is sea! If you sailed to the left you would eventually reach Australia, to the right even further away lies Chile, and northwards, if you missed Fiji, would be Russia. It wasn't far from the Cape that the first Maori arrived around the 13th Century from somewhere in Polynesia. NZ ...
... House having carvings representing each part of New Zealand. The Maori war canoe was vast 36 m long and needs minimum of 76 paddlers. The canoes are launched on 6 th Feb each year WAITANGI Day and it was still drying out now. They made it at the top of the hill weighing 8 tons and absorbs water so when they took it out of the water the first time they decided to house it at the bottom of the hill. The treaty house was built ...
... and enjoyed a pint of cider 5$ bargain in the bar. Noirin and I managed to score a four bed dorm for the two of us which was a bonus so we watched madagascar 3 and had a little giggle before bed.
Woke up ready and buzzing for sky diving. I arrived at the air field totally excited and not at all nervous. I got suited and booted and had to wait for 3 other groups to go up and jump first which gave me the chance to watch them coming down to ...
Well we have made our return to New Zealand! After a smooth 9 hour flight from Honolulu and a 3 1/2 hour drive we arrived at our rented cottage in Paihia which is located on the edge of the Bay of Islands in Northland. The temperatures are much cooler then Hawaii but a lot warmer then our friends at home in Canada are experiencing so no complaints here!
Our first couple of days here were busy getting things set ...
... our biggest highlight was sighting bottle-nose dolphins swimming around the boat delighting their audience with a playful performance of tricks, high jumps and spins which was truly impressive. After a superb day out we caught the bus back to Auckland to prepare for our 28 day Stray adventure tour around New Zealand, starting ...