Waidroka Bay Launches Day Specials
Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort launched its weekend Local Fun Day specials, which allows day guests to enjoy three meals and a host of activities. General manager of the Serua-based resort, Lorna Johnstone, said the specials allow guests to spend the day at the resort for $95 a day.
The specials, launched on Monday, are available from 8am to 5pm on weekends, she said. “We’re not open for accommodation, but want to involve the local tourism market.
“In doing so, we retain our staff who all depend on the resort for their livelihood,” Ms Johnstone said yesterday.
The resort has maintained its workforce even after it closed on March 23, following the coronavirus pandemic.
“These specials will allow us to bring in more of our staff, as we gradually work towards improving our services in line with coronavirus restrictions,” she said.
“Our workers are the reason we’re pushing for these specials.”
The Local Fun Day specials entitles guests to access water sport gear, fishing, yoga, and boat trips to a nearby beach, Ms Johnstone said.
Guests enjoy a light breakfast, lunch and a barbecue dinner as part of the package, she said.
“We’re trying to bring in local divers and
The specials also include all-day happy hour prices, Ms Johnstone said.
Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort offers surf breaks led by Frigates Passage, as it brings the Pacific Ocean to your feet.
Children pay $45, while a family of four pay $245 under the Local Fun Day specials, Ms Johnstone said.
In the interest of social distancing, the resort will take a maximum of 12 guests at any one time, she said.
In another development, guests who travel from abroad to the resort, automatically enter a prize draw where one of them will win a stay at the resort for free.
“This isn’t part of the Local Fun Day specials.”
Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort is located off the Queens Road, just 25 minutes from Pacific Harbour on your way West.
Yoga is offered at Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort.
A light breakfast is part of the Local Fun Day special package on offer at Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort.
Fishing is part of activities offered at Waidroka Bay Surf and Dive Resort.