Driftwood Villa Bed & Breakfast

Address: 166A Beach Rd, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

Seal Team 5

A travel blog entry by sbritton on Mar 27, 2015

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... to check in. They warned us the conditions were not ideal but we decided to try anyways. After getting double suited in some fashionable neoprene wetsuits we got a short bus ride to the marina for a boat ride around the cape. Found a small colony on the rocks and shore so we went for it. Now to say the water was cold would be a severe understatement. First time I put my face in the water it was impossible to use ...


A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 13, 2015

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... campsite, which is called Meat Works for some reason unknown to us, we decided to take a new pitch. Tonight we were overlooking a group of surfers enjoying the fine conditions. We watched a group of five or six as we prepared and ate dinner. After washing up, Ben went down to the edge of the tuft-covered grassy bank between us and the beach. He sat on the verge reading. Every now and then he would be startled by silence. The wave noise is very loud and near constant here so ...

A Long Walk Around the Cliffs

A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 12, 2015

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... of metres from the nearest parking space. It couldn't get comfortable and was constantly shuffling itself into new positions on a heap of seaweed, occasionally lazily lifting its heavy eyelids for a few seconds. Nearby, two big males were facing each other down, each trying to assert his dominance. At this point, we took the path up to the clifftop walk. We were offered spectacular views of sky blue water stretching away into the distance. Nearer the shore, there ...

Kaikoura- Up close and personal with marine life

A travel blog entry by emmaandsophie on Mar 01, 2015

1 comment, 1 photo

... to tell Emma who thought the walk couldn't put me in too much trouble!

We were reunited in the hostel kitchen and we got a lift with the bus driver to the supermarket to get food and came back and cooked dinner. We chilled with Emily and Claire in the garden before it got too dark and headed into the TV room to watch a film before bed.

We got back on the bus the next morning ready for our deja vu trip back through the north island.
Sophie and ...

A night in jail

A travel blog entry by amzellen on Feb 18, 2015

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... proximity on the rocks. We stayed in the water for about an hour before coming coming back to the hostel to shower and change. Dinner was at a local pub type restaurant and I had a scampi thing which was yumm. We played a few games of pool and yes I did make the winning shot in one game. Back to the hostel for drinks and cards and kinda got an early night as we have to get up at 4:30 tomorrow for a sunrise dolphin swim :) The journey awaits ...