Bay-view Homestay Kaikoura

Address: 296 Scarborough St., Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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    Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

    Close Encounter

    A travel blog entry by on May 08, 2015

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... and back on to the boat her finger tips were numb. Before D offered to pee on her, like any good husband would, Chantelle, our guide, offered some hot water and explained that it was not life threatening. Phew. Ordinarily the swimmers spend 20-25 minutes in the water, so we had already been pretty lucky but we were right by a second pod of dusky dolphins and the skipper couldn't resist taking us to the front and letting us have one more dip. We are so glad he did because ...

    The Forest in the Clouds

    A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 14, 2015

    11 photos

    ... and undergrowth are probably wet most of the time. Lichen and moss were rampant and rot was greedily taking over fallen wood. Everywhere, there were ferns. Although it was quiet, the birds, who didn't seem too intimidated by us humans, were making some beautiful music. The song of the bellbird, a medium-sized, fluffy-looking, green bird with black wings and beak, is particularly distinctive: pleasantly erratic and inimitable. We ...

    Dolphin swimming

    A travel blog entry by amzellen on Feb 19, 2015

    3 photos

    ... think they said these dusky dolphins are the only species of dolphin that can do a backflip, all the others only do front flips but I could be wrong. Trying to get photos of the tricks proved difficult but I think I got a few. We had to leave the dolphins behind and headed back to the shore where the bus was waiting for us. The rest of the day was a case of driving back to Wellington. Again, we caught the ferry across and it was a lot smoother this time which made playing ...

    On the road again!

    A travel blog entry by miller.r.lowe on Jan 28, 2015

    ... to the peninsula and walked around staring at the wide open beauty of the craggy beach. I even got to get right up close to several fat lazy seals enjoying the weather on the beach. It was hard to get anywhere without some friendly kiwi coming up to talk to me about something this or that. Kiwi's are friendly on the north island but they downright act like they have known you for days in the south.

    All in all an amazing day, and the next I met a couple ...

    Lots of wildlife

    A travel blog entry by gonetravellin on Jan 18, 2015

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... surfed the net.

    On Monday, I was up early to go kayaking with seals (Kaikoura Kayaks was the company). Courtney has decided that kayaking is not for her so stayed in bed for a sleep in. The weather was perfect, the sea was calm and the kayaking was amazing. I was partnered with another single kayaker who had about the same level of experience as I had and we worked well together. I've mostly sat in the back ...

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