Pacific Jane Team
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CENTRAL NORTH ISLAND
DAY TRIP TO TE AROHA
An underrated gem, an Edwardian spa town
It is New Zealand’s intact original spa resort nestled at the base of Mount Te Aroha. A touch of indulgence, soak in warm natural mineral waters.
DAY TRIP FROM NAPIER
To Havelock North
There are no big barn anchor stores situated in monochrome concrete malls, rather a range of shops, cafes and food providers sharing a communal space.
LOWER NORTH ISLAND
Central South Island
OUR ITINERARIES ARE WORTH IT …
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Facts that matter
Not simply a description of an activity, booking details, when the place is open, reminders to check seasonal opening schedule, a location map, recommended duration for visit, are dogs allowed, is it suitable for children, hidden drawbacks of getting to a place are described in detail so that you can make an informed decision.
A reason why we have picked a destination / activity is always given to assist you decide whether that’s what you want to do. And then we add extras like choices, detours, choices just in case you want to decide to do something different. Different things for different people, garden visits versus white water rafting we give you a choice that does not cost you anything extra. It’s part of the deal.
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You need to travel on a virtual journey, visually you can check out a place with our growing library of youtube clips about a place. Plus factual photos of the steps, the path to the place and how the place looks in real life. Reality plus a bit of glamour gives you confidence we know what we are talking about is the real deal.