Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
TripAdvisor Reviews Charming Creek Bed and Breakfast Westport
Travel Blogs from Westport
... military exercise going on with hundreds of soldiers and dozens of military vehicles (we learned later that, among a number of nations, Canadian soldiers were also participating). There were sentry posts at every corner of the large section they had cordoned off and I was worried that we'd be questioned brusquely if we took pictures, so avoided pointing the camera in that direction.
Settled in for a cozy night. Planning to get to Franz Joseph glacier tomorrow.
... that we came back and everyone was just beat. The night was spent with everyone drinking except Erin and I and us just sitting above everyone watching them playing drinking games. Tom came over and hung out along with this super weird German dude Laurin met. We all know how much fun being sober around drunk people is especially when you're tired as. Tomorrow is just going to be driving pretty much but then we got skydiving, skiing, and bungee jumping lined up. To be ...
... by any picture taking. The first place we stopped for any length of time was at Buller river, where we had lunch sat in the car by the side of an old Catholic Church. From there a shortish journey took us to Buller Gorge, where we paid to cross a swing bridge and enjoy a little bush walk. The cost was a little more than we would have liked, but justified as it allowed us to stretch our legs from the excessive day of driving so far. A change ...
... We travelled alongside the mighty Buller river, which rises from Lake Rotoiti and flows into the Tasman sea at Westport. The Buller River's Maori name is Kawatiri, meaning deep and swift. This is quite fitting for a river that has the greatest flood discharge of all New Zealand's rivers. It was a fascinating drive and just before we got to Westport we pulled into Buller adventure tours for those who wanted to take part in any activities while ...
... densely wooded Tarraleah Gorge where we viewed the amazing hydro power stations and their penstocks all originally in a very remote area. The power scheme was originally conceived in1913 but after many difficulties it was taken over by the provincial government with several additions over the next fifty years. At the very beginning the workers were given timber and made to build their ...