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As I'm spending 2 nights in Kaikoura I was able to have a lie in this morning which was bliss. I really needed it as lack of sleep is really getting to me now, my body is feeling the strain and I haven't got rid of my cold completely yet. After a slow start to the morning I headed down to the Whale-way station as I was booked on to a 4 hour boat trip to go whale ...
... place, we realised how windy it was, so walked back to the hostel again to get jumpers, did not enjoy that.
Finally made it to the seal kayaking place, had to fill out a form for something then waited for the rest of the people to turn up.
They got all the kayaks together and took us to South Bay, where they got all the kayaks off ready.
It was now rather hot, so we didn’t even need our hoodies!
We had to put on a skirt thing that would ...
... 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 ...
... in the bus. Lovely Paul and Carmel meet us at the Kaikoura bus stop, and give us a ride about 1 km to our Seaview Motel! What a gorgeous spot. Great views of mountains and sea, we are just across from the sea. Admittedly grey sand and seaweed... But beautiful outlook! No time to dally. Off to check out the seals up close: and we get very close to them, they seem remarkably unconcerned by us, although I feel a bit anxious about getting too close. ...
... town, with very very very popular hot springs. These are pretty posh and clean hot springs compared to the likes of Ngawha, but we felt obliged to give them a go. I had found a discount voucher that got us a 30 minute private hot pool, assuming that they would tell me it was fully booked I took it and hoped for the best. Unbelievably they just asked me what time we wanted it. The main pools were really really busy, but there was plenty of space so we tried ...