Te Pa Helios

44 Du Fresne Place, Tapeka Point, Russell, Bay of Islands, North Island, New Zealand | Villa
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A travel blog entry by mikewalkabout on Feb 28, 2014

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... wore her undies, think that impressed the locals ..mind you we did end up pretty much having the place to ourselves? pools had different names and a guide to the temperature of each. Luke warm, warm ,hot, and jeeeezz that's bloody hot! Plus cold plunge pools to. Oh and all the water stunk to high heaven ,took several washes back home to get the smell out of my togs and towel etc. It actually made Lil ill as in she was sick and had a funny turn.
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Best school journey ever?!

A travel blog entry by philg on Feb 24, 2014

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... called Maverick, I felt like Goose! We had a fab time our guide Sally-Anne was brilliant. I even managed to canter until it hurt! So we waved bye to Ahipira and headed off to Russell, it was an entertaining drive with lots of fun road and scenery. To get to Russell we can either take the VERY back roads or a simple car ferry... So $12 later we did! Along with all the school kids ...

"Is it a ruck suck or a rack sack?"

A travel blog entry by erotergum on Feb 12, 2014

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... to say we walked the rest of the ride. It must have been very boring for the guide but I didn't care. I also got a cramp half way through the trek - of course it was in my foot so I tried to push down a bit more to try and stretch it out which only ended in the horse trying to trot off again! The scenery was amazing and it was lovely, although I did get a bit bored on the ride home. Although I grew up on a farm my dad always vowed never to have horses and to ...

Russell

A travel blog entry by sojealous on Jan 22, 2014

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... was originally from the UK).We listen to the radio in the car once it is dark and as we are about to retire for the night 9.40pm a family arrive and start putting up a large tent and awning. Can't believe how long it takes them and why they have to use a hammer to knock the pegs in when the ground is so soft. What with lights flashing all over we were not ...

Bay of Islands day 2

A travel blog entry by vanessaandjeff on Dec 28, 2013

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... his arrival to the bay of Islands was very different... The Maoris were surprised as the British rode their boats backwards from the Endeavour, as they steer and row their boats from the front. This caused much confusion and Captain Cook ordered some cannons be fired onto the island as the Maoris chanted their Hakka. Fast forward quite a few years, the Maori chiefs saw the benefit aligning with the British for trade and signed a ...

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This villa, located on 44 Du Fresne Place, Tapeka Point, Russell, is near Treaty House, Kings Dolphin Cruises, Salt Air Tours, and Waitangi National Trust & Treaty House.
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