Austin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
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- Minbar in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsAustin Heights Scenic Bed & Breakfast Kaikoura
Excellent room with view of the mountains. Friendly service from John & Lynne.
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura
... time! Straight away I could see why, it swayed and creaked with only me on it! Whether it be looking from the bottom on foot, from above in a helicopter, or actually hiking on the thing itself, the main reason you visit Franz Josef is to see the world famous Franz Josef Glacier. Helicopter flights and glacier climbs costs hundreds and hundreds of dollars, so on Wednesday 4th I agreed with my bank account and stuck to cheaper option! The Franz Josef Valley Walk is a minimum 90 minute ...
This morning woke and looked out window and did a major WOW found there are snow capped mountains surrounding our bay and the sun was glinting off the range. A mist came in from the sea and swallowed it all up within half an hour but the day eventually cleared. Just wandered into town and around the headland to sample some wares we heard about but it was one of those Wild Wally tours and too far so came back for lunch at the pub. JR and ...
... stunning scene. If I hadn't been so lazy and then gone back to sleep I may have applicators the entire view, as Mark soon woke and saw the full surroundings of snow capped mountains surrounding us. Unfortunately the sky clouded over before I eventually rose at 11am, feeling like I deserve a a lie in after all the long drives and concentration. But from what I heard we camped, once again in an unbelievably beatific location. As we had decided to take ...
... more exotic than it is, but we still think it's cute! It's better than a garden shed! What we didn't realise about Kaikoura is that it's a tsunami zone. We weren't too worried about this fact until we heard another WW2 air raid alarm going off. Was there a fire or was there a tsunami?! You'll know the answer if you receive a blog tomorrow. We had dinner and then a quick walk by the sea, but since the weather isn't too good, we headed back to the wood hut to warm up by the ...
... seal! Just causally chilling out on the side of the road. We got out to take a few pics and noticed there was loads of seals all along the coast. This one just liked to play with the traffic! We arrived in Kaikorua a small little town famous for it's marine life with whales, seals, dolphins and more all living here and also famous for it's sea food with Kaikorua meaning "Eat Cray Fish" in Maori. One of the first things we did was find the world famous BBQ road side stall that ...