Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast

37 Adelphi Terrace, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7300, New Zealand | 4 star b&b
Prices starting from $146.00

Travel Blogs from Kaikoura


A travel blog entry by edandkate


... we had another spot to head to a couple of kilometres out to sea. The captain spun the boat around and we raced out at full throttle. As we went we saw the odd fur seal playing in the waves and plenty of Albatrosses which we were equally excited about having learnt so much about them on the Otago Peninsula. As we enjoyed the roller coaster ride towards the horizon we started to see the tell tale puff of sea water which told us where the whale was. We ...


A travel blog entry by laura_schofield


... only to have to come back up them and we were back in Kaikoura town centre! Ice cream was a first priority, followed by lunch and a nap! The afternoon turned into a fixing my blog, realising that half the dates were wrong and activities in an incorrect order - oops! All sorted now after an afternoon trying to remember the exact dates - turned into a detective hunt, rooting though receipts, boarding cards, photos and Facebook entries! Then it was dinner and we began ...


A travel blog entry by clagolzo


... was that the guides took us out "to view seals" on a particular spot on the shore, and it wasn't even that exciting for us because there were just one or two big seals sitting around not doing much, and we'd already had hundreds of much cuter baby seals entertain us close up the day before. And we didn't even get to sea the big seals very well at all, because it was a ...

Lake Tekapo->Christchurch->Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell

... it turned out to be one the best fish meals I have ever had! I mustn't forget that we had 80 fillets and 5 crayfish, so needless to say, we again had an excess of food. That's okay though; they'll make good meals for tomorrow. Tomorrow will also be a sad day. Jonny will be leaving us as he drives back to Auckland, where he will fly out of in just a few days. It's been such a great time riding around with these two, hiking, staying in cool huts and campsites. We've ...

Dolphin chasing

A travel blog entry by dianadoone

On our way up to Kaikoura we stopped to see a pod of dolphins moving up the coastline, there must have been at least a hundred of them; jumping and twisting and entertaining a couple of bus loads of tourists and several carloads. However, when it came to our pre-booked dolphin swim the curse of Kaikoura struck again and it was cancelled due to rough seas. Our trip with John to see whales had been unsuccessful back in November, among the 4%only that fails. ...

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