Seaview Motel

164 Esplanade, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 8115, New Zealand | 2 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura


A travel blog entry by jensoglisbeth on Feb 19, 2014

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Dagen startede med en skøn morgen i Kaikoura, hvor solen spejlede sig i havet. Vi tjekkede ud og kørte mod Christchurch. Turen var på godt 200 km. Vi kørte igennem et meget bjergrigt terræn. Igennem byer så små, at der kun var 10 huse og en skole. Landskabet var meget varieret. Da vi var ca. 75 km fra Christchurch …

Whales and Dolphins / Wale und Delfine

A travel blog entry by hiwtvi


... Flossen, Schnorchel und Masken bekommen haben wurden wir mit einem Bus-Shuttle zum Boot gebracht. Die Tour bis zu den Delfinen sollte 90 Minuten dauern. Auf dem Weg sahen wir Pottwale und ganz besonders auch Killerwale. Die aus dem Film „Free Willy" bekannten Tieren sind ungewöhnlich für diese Jahreszeit. Zum Glück für uns, denn sie schwammen einige Minuten direkt neben dem Boot und wir waren alle total begeistert. Bei ...

Whale watching!

A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991


... sperm whale rise for the second time for a couple minutes again. On our return to the harbour we saw the surface rippling called a boiling pot caused by a school of fish all at the surface and being fed on by by seagulls from above and hector dolphins below which are very rare to see, only a 1000 in the wild. Back on land we drove round to the peninsula where loads of seals were all lazing around on the rocks because they're nocturnal. We walked right up to them ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... with mud and crud and long waits at the various repair sites all the way down. We weren't in any hurry and just thankful that we didn't work for Downers - I think every available road worker must have been called out over Easter to try and shift the landslide debris. Bless them.

Today we walked the Kaikoura Peninsula track which was lovely - but very muddy after all the rain. Our poor old walking shoes will only be ...

Making some underwater friends

A travel blog entry by evi21


... conditions. Luckily for us, the conditions were perfect. We got our five swims and I was really gutted when the horn blasted again to get us out of the water after our final swim. I absolutely loved it. We rinsed ourselves with a hose n the boat and then tried to dress without flashing anybody anything they shouldn't see haha. Some hot chocolate and biscuits and up on the deck for some more pictures. I sincerely hope this is not a once-in-a-lifetime experience...


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