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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura
I will admit that my solo night in Christchurch was a little too much time to let silly anxieties creep in to my jet lagged mind. I felt like a kid the night before going off to sleep away camp where I wouldn't know anybody. Well, silly I was! This is going to be a great group to spend time with and my fears of possibly being ' not quite right' for …
... do with our time here. Kaikoura is famous for whale and dolphin watching but we couldn't do that while we were here. The waves were just too big. Someone we met in our room got up at 4 in the morning for a dolphin tour and didn't see a single one! That was seriously **** me off. We did see a 'Night Sky Tour' that looked really good so decided to sign up for that for tomorrow. On the way ...
... wifi until a fibre rollout next year. Maybe there is pressure, but it's not evident and I can't understand how a country of 4.5 million people, spread over an area similar to England (or is it the uk?), so no taxation-revenue density, and with many similar problems (housing, for instance-the next time someone claims UK house price rises are down to the availability of land, please do point out that, oh yeah, that must be why the same problems exist in ...
... a bit to watch the dolphins. We soon found a pod of dusky dolphins, smaller than the one we'd swum with yesterday, and slightly less exuberant, but no less fascinating to watch, swimming around and under the boat, tail-slapping and leaping amongst the waves.
After a while the skipper decided to head back out and have one last look for whales. Once out over the trench, we hung out for a bit next to a boat that was doing albatross viewings. Lucy and I had seen quite a ...
... again. When we were out for dinner in Christchurch we ordered a bottle of wine from a vineyard called Black Estate and after checking the map we realised we would be driving right past it so couldn’t resist popping in for a quick tasting – the wines were fabulous and the tasting room was perched on top of a little hill overlooking the waipara valley and all its vineyards – there was also a lovely looking restaurant which we decided we had ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility