Discovery Settlers Hotel

61 - 69 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, North Island, 0112, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $74.00

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On the road again.....

A travel blog entry by dawn.turner.1


Back to the Adventure South routine today, alarm set for 6.30am, shower and breakfast at 7.30. Today we were to cycle south along the coastal road from Russell, in and out of beautiful bays. Of course bays meant ups and downs and there were plenty of them!

Our coffee stop wasn't until 40km so we certainly earned our cake, we didn't get to …

Fantastic Whangarei

A travel blog entry by alexanderdrury

... the residual wind, leading me to sheepishly abandon the barbeque and finish off the meal on the hob. That’s the problem with outdoor cooking: the notion is so much more appealing than the reality.

Early the following morning we set off to Dive! Tutukaka in glorious sunshine for our diving day. The journey to the islands took about an hour, then we were given an introduction to the islands’ history and wildlife by the boat’s captain Darren, ...

Messing about on the River

A travel blog entry by scbcrwrw


... I counted 5 people which included us two.

This is also where I lost our swimming costumes - after washing them out - left them behind!! Oops.

We then headed to Pahei. Again our campground is by a River and a 20 minute stroll along a coastal path takes you I to the town centre. A pleasant town situated in the Bay ...

'The ultimate game fish'

A travel blog entry by tom-rw


... especially disappointing to hear as we had payed $230 for high chances of nothing, but we decided to head out anyway. Live bait caught and eventually in position, we dropped our lines with little hope. Finally over half an hour in, Sandy got a bite. It wasn't the famous kingfish, that we were after, but a blue cod. Another half hour on and I finally got a bite. This was ...


A travel blog entry by laracamille

... went to the lagoon and met the girls there, sunbathed for a couple hours then went and got a sandwich for lunch then sunbathed a bit more... Was a nice chilled out day, I headed back to the hostel about 5ish and decided to book the rafting trip for tomorrow, it's quite expensive but hopefully will be worth it and we get a BBQ lunch!! Only problem is I have to get up at 6!! �� I ...

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This hotel, located on 61 - 69 Hatea Drive, Whangarei, is near Poor Knights Island Marine Reserve.
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