Waidroka Bay Launches Day Specials

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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.

Week­end specials

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.

Lo­cal em­ploy­ment

“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

surfers.”

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.

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