Ardara Lodge Bed & Breakfast

233 Schoolhouse Rd, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

Up north

A travel blog entry by lanen


Today started well!
Breakfast was included in the price of our lodging, and as we entered the breakfast-room, several people and the
landlady were already there. We shared tables with an English couple and a
Danish family. The Vikings were not overly talkative, except for their daughter
of some 20 years of age, but the …

Christchurch - Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by lanen


Yesterday we booked the ferry from Picton to Wellington: it's almost fully booked. Apparently many holidaymakers are still around in February. Now we have to organize the rest of the trip, how to get to Picton? Bus, train, car hire? We tried several car rental companies but nothing available. Fortunately we found a brochure from a cheap company …

Whale-watching (maybe!!)

A travel blog entry by spicerrtw


... Kaikoura became famous as a whaling town when a certain Mr Fyffe came here in the 18 somethings and started a small whaling company. Until commercial whaling was banned by the Government in the 1940s it was the town's main activity. One of the original houses built on whale bone piles and owned by Mr Fyffe is still standing.

Tomorrow we have booked a trip to go whale watching and have our fingers crossed that the weather is OK: ...

It's all about seals...

A travel blog entry by lilyloves


... some of the seals even swam and twirled around beneath her. The grown-up said that they were about 3ft below her and made her jump a little bit!

Some of the seals were a little bit tired a think, as the grown-up saw lots of them hanging out on the rocks. I think that they were sunbathing after their breakfast.

The grown-up said that she did lots of swimming and that she was very tired when ...

Day 173 - Kaikoura - No dolphins or whales

A travel blog entry by neensandpete


... seafood van - the Kaikoura Seafood BBQ - which was disappointing. We had to eat inside our camper as there were so many seagulls flying about trying to snatch our food and the food was mediocre anyway, despite trying 2 types of fish, scallops and crayfish. This afternoon we were meant to be doing whale watching (2nd attempt) but of course it was cancelled again ...


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