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


A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on Apr 29, 2015

25 photos

... as advised. We knew we were close to the seal colony and all Colm had on his mind was seeing the seal pups, so off we were again on our walk in search for the pups. As we were walking along the wooden pathway, we heard some noises. Yep we had found the baby pups and they were the cutest pups ever and they were by sure loving the attention! They were messing around and play fighting with each other until one of them got bored and decided to cross the road. Colm waved down a car ...

A sight we will never forget. Amazing.

A travel blog entry by trevandmoira on Mar 24, 2015

4 comments, 3 photos

Well it worked. All of you who crossed your fingers brought us the most wonderful weather. NOT A CLOUD IN THE SKY. Our trip to find the whales left the harbour at 1115am. The boat is a catamaran with an upper and lower deck. The lower is enclosed with aircraft style seats and you must be seated while the boat is on the move. It can travel at up to 35knots but it's usual speed is 25. This is still fast in a boat. We cruised to the first area ...


A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 13, 2015

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... van was stuck on a much bigger rock and it looked like some serious damage could be done so we pulled over to help. With much laughter and fretting, we managed to create rock ramps for the camper to escape along. Having run a few errands in town, we made for the beach, where Ben dug a little hole in the gravel to put our gas stove in. Here we made and ate our lunch, reading between times and noticing the helicopters taking off and landing nearby and the heat haze rising ...

Seals and lobsters

A travel blog entry by katemc55 on Feb 25, 2015

1 comment, 10 photos

... is led past our window! What the ....? It turns out a strong southerly has blown up, temperature has dropped at least 10 degrees, rain is threatening, and well, a troop of alpacas was led past our window! Need a cup of tea after that lot. Paul and Carmel come by to tempt us out for a walk out to the end of the peninsular. Mmm not sure about this. It is really raging a gale outside. We don all items of clothing available, and set out to ...

A whale of a time!

A travel blog entry by thecurries2012 on Jan 28, 2015

38 photos

... whale factoids for you:

The sperm whale is the largest toothed whale and also the largest toothed predator;

The males are on average 16 meters in length but can reach up to 20 meters with their head making up 1/3 of their size;

On average the male weighs 45 tons, females are just 15 ton;

The sperm whales clicking can be as loud as 230 decibels making it the loudest sound produced by any animal;

It has the ...