Bendamere House Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... and so arranged a shuttle. A short while later we were on our way and as we pulled up we realised that 5 star accommodation isn't always to British 5 star standards. It wasn't terrible but very basic akin to a Travelodge that had used Tesco value products as decor. But we're only here one night so no big deal. We knew there was a seal colony up the road and the receptionist said it was 25 minutes to the pub visible at the end of the headland. Apparently the ...
... his film company have staged several of the planes on sets, giving a bit more context rather than just looking at the planes. We pass a few hours here before heading into Blenheim town centre. The main purpose being to find a bank, which we successfully do, and as nothing else stands out about Blenheim we move on.
Heading South East we join back up with the mountains and the Pacific ocean. The cloud is ...
... 90 minutes and on the way we saw more Sperm Whales and, even more exciting, a family of Killer Whales. It’s unusual to see ‘Free Willy’ around Kaikoura at this time of year so we were really fortunate. They swam right next to the boat and were absolutely fantastic to watch. When we reached the dolphins it was time to put our kit on and get ready. There was a huge pod of Dusky dolphins, probably hundreds. ...
... chowder with manuka honey. All wonderfully tasty.
Lunch done. Walk next - along the Kaikoura Peninsula Walkway. Up on the limestone cliffs, there's an easy track following the coastline. Great views of the coast and bays below and looking down on a seal colony. Dozens of seals out of the water sunning themselves on the rocks.
We've seen so much sealife in the day and half in ...
... were experts! During our trip we had several encounters with fur seals, spotting them high up on the rocks, some awake, some asleep. Some jumped in the water to join us, twirling and splashing around like children. After a few hours of enjoying time on the water with the seals we returned to land. We then had an enjoyable afternoon, walking high up on the cliffs to stretch our legs for a few hours, before returning to the motel to pack for tommorow's ...