The Boot Bed and Breakfast, New Zealand

May 28, 2009 by Neal  
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I guess you will have heard of the old lady who lived in the shoe… well, the good news is, she and all her kids have moved on!  The place is now vacant and ready to receive visitors!  But only two at a time, mind!

Tasman’s Boot Bed ‘n’ casino online Breakfast is an intimate haven made just for two.  And inside this New Zealand novelty, you’ll find a roaring fireplace, under floor heating, a double bed, cosy sofa for two, two champagne glasses… need I say more?!

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The Waitanic, New Zealand

May 28, 2009 by Neal  
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You know that feeling?  When you just want to get away from it all and stay on a grounded World War II New Zealand patrol boat?  You don’t?  Well, you soon will!

At Woodlyn Park you’ll discover the Waitanic, a specially converted ship previously used for submarine detection. Now four-unit accommodation, guests can choose between the Titanic, Britanic, Honeymoon or the Captain’s rooms. As former guests will tell you, the Waitanic makes for a ship-shape holiday home!

Woodlyn Park doesn’t just offer amazing motels.  There’s a whole host of adventures to be had during your stay.

Billy Black is a professional sheep shearer who puts on an unforgettable show for Woodlyn Park guests. Including a Kiwi bear, a dancing log and exploding pigs – sorry, a dancing pig and exploding logs – you won’t want to miss out on Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show!

And, if you still have energy left, why not visit the nearby Waitomo Caves, an amazing cave system with stalactites, stalagmites and even glowworms!

Along with the opportunity to try blackwater rafting and take in the breathtaking views for which New Zealand is famous, we really don’t think one could ask for more!

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The Waitomo Express, New Zealand

May 28, 2009 by Neal  
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Most people who fall asleep on a train end up somewhere they didn’t want to go. But on the the Waitomo Express train you’ll fall asleep and wake up exactly where you want to be, providing where you want to be is right in the middle of a New Zealand farm full of amazing sites and interesting animals.

This 1950s rail car has been transformed into an amazing motel that sleeps four.  Train-spotter or not, you won’t be able to deny that this accommodation is truly loco!

Woodlyn Park doesn’t just offer amazing motels.  There’s a whole host of adventures to be had during your stay.

Billy Black is a professional sheep shearer who puts on an unforgettable show for Woodlyn Park guests. Including a Kiwi bear, a dancing log and exploding pigs – sorry, a dancing pig and exploding logs – you won’t want to miss out on Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show!

And, if you still have energy left, why not visit the nearby Waitomo Caves, an amazing cave system with stalactites, stalagmites and even glowworms!

Along with the opportunity to try blackwater rafting and take in the breathtaking views for which New Zealand is famous, we really don’t think one could ask for more!

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The Plane Motel, New Zealand

May 28, 2009 by Neal  
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Another fascinating site at New Zealand’s Woodlyn Park is its specially converted plane, that’s right an actual plane!

This 1950″s Bristol Freighter Plane was one of the last allied planes out of Vietnam and is now a two-unit motel. Guests can choose either the plane’s tail section or as a special treat, you can sleep in the plane’s cockpit.

Don’t be worried if you’ve got a fear of flying, this plane is safely stuck to the ground.

Woodlyn Park doesn’t just offer amazing motels.  There’s a whole host of adventures to be had during your stay.

Billy Black is a professional sheep shearer who puts on an unforgettable online casino show for Woodlyn Park guests. Including a Kiwi bear, a dancing log and exploding pigs – sorry, a dancing pig and exploding logs – you won’t want to miss out on Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show!

And, if you still have energy left, why not visit the nearby Waitomo Caves, an amazing cave system with stalactites, stalagmites and even glowworms!

Along with the opportunity to try blackwater rafting and take in the breathtaking views for which New Zealand is famous, we really don’t think one could ask for more!

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The Hobbit Motel, New Zealand

May 28, 2009 by Neal  
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Don’t worry if you’re not 3 foot tall with hairy feet, everyone is welcome at the Hobbit Motel

From the outside, the two self-contained, underground ‘Hobbits’ look like they have come straight from Tolkien’s Middle-earth!  Yet on the inside, they offer surprisingly modern and comfortable accommodation for up to six people. 

This unusual motel was built using polystyrene blocks, keeping it cool in the summer and warm in the winter.  This, coupled with the range of activities available at Woodlyn Park, make it a great holiday destination all year round.

In fact, it’s the perfect place in which to spend a ‘little’ time in New Zealand!

Woodlyn Park doesn’t just offer amazing motels.  There’s a whole host of adventures to be had during your stay.

Billy Black is a professional sheep shearer who puts on an unforgettable show for Woodlyn Park guests. Including a Kiwi bear, a dancing log and exploding pigs – sorry, a dancing pig and exploding logs – you won’t want to miss out on Billy Black’s Kiwi Culture Show!

And, if you still have energy left, why not visit the nearby Waitomo Caves, an amazing cave system with stalactites, stalagmites and even glowworms! Along with the opportunity to try blackwater rafting and take in the breathtaking views for which New Zealand is famous, we really don’t think one could ask for more!

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