Abbey Court Motel
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Went to Driving Creek Railway this morning. The guy who built it and runs it is Barry Brickell who started the project in 1973 , and built 3km of tortuous narrow gauge railway track over 22ha of hilly scrub covered land. In 1990 the railway opened to the public. Another major project is native forest restoration and the trains pass close to kauri …
... We had anticipated rain during the day, seemingly unable to shake off a tailing cloud however somehow down one of the bends of the walking tracks, we had lost it. The walk was full of different coves, bays, and other nooks and crannies to wander down and have a nose in, however the main event was very much the arch of cathedral beach. The lure of the water was too much for us, and opted for a swim, although we quickly learnt its deceit, its ...
... by how hot the water beneath he sand is by how hot your feet feel and as we found out by burning our feet. We soon realised that would be why no one else was digging there then! We dugg out the hole and rewarded ourselves with a lie down and a couple of hours people watching and watched as everyone all did the same thing and burnt their ...
... br> 6) It is said to have natural hideaways, gorgeous beaches, dramatic rainforests, friendly people and fantastic fresh food.
7) The coast is also said to be ideal for diving, fishing, surfing and kayaking.
8) There are bushwalks, gardens, cruises and crafts to enjoy as well.
Considering all the above mentioned points the Coromandel Peninsula seems to be a paradise on earth.
Experienced Kiwis say that you can see most of the Coromandel Peninsula in ...
... believe it as we could see steam rising off the sand as we approached and we both burned the soles of our feet!
Now the wonders of Facebook had brought us to the attention of an old school friend of mine who now works in Tauranga as a Geologist and so we could not miss the opportunity to catch up with him. He had recommended we head to Mount Maungarui, a small beach resort at the foot of a spectacular Mount, where we could catch up. ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAbbey Court Motel Coromandel
Big spacious rooms with all the facilities you need.
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