We are total 3 people, me, my wife and 7-year-old child. We think the shower with a hose is better for child to bath. Christine gave us a hand while we looked for the room with it. She suggested the Tui room. It is a very lovely room and we can see the beautiful garden through the window. Wow! it is a large garden! There are plenty of flowers, grass and tree. Besides, you can also see the rabbits jumps in the grass. There is another animal, lovely donkey, you can see or feed around the garden. It is fun, especially for little boy and girl.
In the morning, Christine made a deluxe breakfast, including milk, cereal, toast, honey, jam, peanut butter, vegemite, mushroom eggs...etc. We all fueled up the full energy! Christine gave us the great recommendations where to visit and play. Originally, we planed to play Zorb and not Luge(at Skyline). Thanks Christine, my son enjoy Luge very much and we played four times. Besides, she also suggested us to visit Rainbow Spring, museum, Agrodome, and restaurants(Lone star cafe and Fat dog cafe & bar). There is a "Splash" in the Rainbow Spring that my son loves it too. He would like to play it again and again since it is free while you pay the entrance fee.
Christine asked what is our next destination. We will go to Taupo next. Then she suggested us to visit Te Puia and Waiatapu Thermal Wonderland while we drive Tapuo since these places are on the way to Taupo. Moreover, she suggested us another place, Orakei Korako (the hidden Valley), near Taupo to watch the gushing geysers, hot springs, bubbling mud pools. You need to take the boat first then visit it by yourself. It is a fantastic place and no visitor group there. Christine is very kind to guide us where we can feed the duck (give us the toast, thank you!), where we can have lunch, where we can watch the Bungy jumping at Taupo and remind us to fill the gasline before we drive to Napier(there is no gasline station on the way to Napier from Taupo)
We sailed at Auckland, watched the worm at Waitomo, enjoyed jet boat at Taupo, rode the bike at Napier, and visit the museum at Wellington. But we can not forget is two days stayed at Rotorua with Christine. Thanks again, Christine, you are the best host. We miss you!
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