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A Travel Blog by heatherjean42
Follow along as I explore the new and wondrous world of New Zealand! My first big adventure.
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A Travel Blog entry by priyaandpeter from Port Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
... the day so we simply wound down the windows for a quick snap as we continued to drive towards Auckland, deciding that Port Waikato looked like a pleasant enough place for our final night in the van. Situated just 75km away from Auckland airport on the ...
A Travel Blog entry by jessicalewin from Cambridge Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand
... see it on the screen! I loved wandering around the hobbit holes, gardens and pub set in the gorgeous rolling valleys of the Waikato with Alex and her little boy. Our guide was lacking enthusiasm, so even though he told us some interesting facts about the ...
A Travel Blog entry by thebarnabybear from Port Waikato, New Zealand
The friends drove to Port Waikato as it was recommended to them the Seagars. It was a lovely drive and the beach was quiet and beautiful. ...
A Travel Blog entry by badams from Port Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
The last few days of my stay in NZ were in a remote spot called Port Waikato, on the west coast an hour or so from Auckland. It is so remote there is no phone signal from the house until you reach the main road about 20 minutes away. The ...
A Travel Blog entry by spoggle from Port Waikato, Waikato, New Zealand
... Port Waikato, described on one website in a list of 101 must-dos for Kiwi's as a place safe from tourists...so they thought. Port Waikato, not much to write home about as a town, some good surf and lots of dunes, although they're not exactly big, just ...
A Travel Blog entry by kevinandfaye from Port Waikato, Auckland, New Zealand
Leaving Rotorua we decided to drive to Port Waikato, bringing us closer to Auckland for our exciting weekend with two games: New Zealand - France Fiji - Samoa We drove through Matamata, home of where they filmed Hobbiton for The Lord of the Ring Trilogy ...
A Travel Blog entry by thecatcametoo from Port Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
... say we were lucky they are just about to head off and we are relieved we didn't have to try and effect a pass. We arrive at Port Waikato about lunch time and have fish and chips at the cafe. Very nice. We head to the motor camp and make for a nice looking ...
A Travel Blog entry by heatherjean42 from Port Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
... . The pendent I chose is called a Mere, a kind of sacred weapon, and symbolizes strength and commitment. Cool. Coolcoolcool.Port Waikato and Tuakau were great places to be. Everyone we met was wonderful and friendly, albeit some were a little racist and ...
A Travel Blog entry by rubin from Port Waikato, North Island, New Zealand
... water and the boat has to circle around, you have to collect the rope, etc. Anyway, it was a beautiful day and the Waikato River, southwest of Auckland, was like glass when we arrived. It was low tide at that point, and the water levels were ...
A Travel Blog entry by escapetherace from Taranaki and Waikato, New Zealand
... constant pitter-patter of tiny sleet. 16/7 We left Waitomo early to head south on SH3 leaving behind the province of Waikato for Taranaki's coastline through three-hours' worth of scenic reserves and hairpin bends, and soon our arms were aching ...
A Travel Blog entry by vicki from Waikato and Coromandel, New Zealand
... of Auckland - and nice though Auckland is, it's just a city). So our first overnight stop was on the West Coast in the Waikato region of NZ, in a place called Raglan. On the way from Auckland, we made a few stops, most of them fairly pointless, but ...
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16 Thackeray Street , Hamilton, North Island, New Zealand
... heart of Hamilton's CBD, only a 5 minute stroll to the main restaurant and entertainment centre. Our central location makes us handy to Waikato Hospital, Hamilton Lake, Waikato Stadium, Founders Theatre, & so much more.We have 27 modern Studio Suites ...Traveler Rating
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Spa Road, P.O. Box 919, Taupo, North Island, New Zealand141 reviews
Bungee platform perched more than 154 feet above the Waikato River is designed for either solo or tandem jumps.