Brook House B&B
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- Continental Breakfast
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We left Hanmer around lunch time and headed to our next stop which is Kaikoura. We don't really have anything planned for this stop, so we will just get there and go to the information centre to see what's around. We checked into our next accommodation which is Brook House B&B, when we arrived nobody was home, but there is a lovely little …
... way, running across the surface of the water flapping slowly and deliberately as they took off. Petrels seem to keep the same territories and the two species appeared perfectly comfortable with each other's company. Across the tannoy, our jokey narrator was setting the scene and updating us on progress, occasionally dropping in the odd phrase or sentence in Maori. We were engaged in a race against time as sperm whales dive for around 40 to 60 minutes before taking 10 minutes ...
... some good commentary, advice on how not to feel sick and some amusing jokes. The commentator explained that all the whales in the region were males due to the females not being able to withstand the cold water. We saw three whales in total, which looked like breaching submarines apart from their massive tail on diving. The second whale we saw was named Tiaki meaning guardian due to it being an alpha male of the region and protecting younger ...
... me off on the bus. There were only 5 of us doing the whale watching from kiwi experience and I made friends with a girl called Ingrid for the afternoon. We drove to the whale watching centre and had a safety briefing before going to the harbour to get our boat. The boat was really fast and we were flying out across the Pacific and within 5 minutes (which is a lot quicker than normal) we had already spotted a Sperm Whale. It was huge, about 18 metres long and ...
Don't worry mum, nothing happened. No one got arrested, well on this trip, haha no I'm kidding. So the accommodation we stayed at last night was a converted jail house and I couldn't really work out my feelings towards it. It was kinda creepy because the inside was exactly the same layout and shape the jail would've been but they just painted it. Them rooms as well were a bit odd. Basically all white walls with a bunk bed to the side and a ...