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 benjandkori on Mar 13, 2015

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... grey bulge breaching the surface. Sperm whales don't go in for half measures and are fantastically designed, having remained relatively unaltered by evolution for millions of years. Among all living things on Planet Earth, they hold the record for the largest head, the largest brain and the largest muscle. They are also the largest of the toothed whales and have been known to eat four metre long sharks! There is a theory that these mighty apex predators are able to kill ...

To Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by codie on Mar 12, 2015

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... to go to the dolphin encounters to confirm our trip for the next day. Took us about 30 minutes to walk there.
Confirmed the booking and were told we had to be there for 5:55am, which was a bit later than we though as there wasn’t much light in the morning, so they’d pushed it back. Goo for us as we’d actually be able to see!

A Long Walk Around the Cliffs

A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 12, 2015

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... broad stony river bed that leads towards the sea. Only a tiny trickling stream flows amongst the grey boulders at the moment but it must be a torrent at other times of year. In town, we wandered around, picking up some travel tablets in advance of tomorrow's activity. Another customer was boisterously extolling the virtues of ginger pills for sea-sickness; he was put down by the pharmacist who advised us to look at his qualification certificates and take the tablets he ...

Holy Beautiful New Zealand

A travel blog entry by stephschlittler on Feb 20, 2015

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... Excuse me sir. Have you met my husband? No? Oh well let me tell you we need a fan or air conditioned. The man kicks out so much heat the place may burn down." The upside might be that if I sleep in the sauna of a room I may wake a size two. Cheers to sound sleep! We went and explored the area. We went and saw the Seal colony and watched the tide come in. We decided that we would make dinner. That means hit ...


A travel blog entry by joshandjenn on Feb 13, 2015

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... seal. Close call! We set up camp on a costal campsite which cost us $12 each but was well worth it for the views. 13th February - Drove down to Christchurch today due to our disappointment with the whale watching. Staying with Liz and Stephen for the next few night and they have already made us feel so welcome. Jenn has not left their dog Benson alone but he is particularly ...