The Factory

Address: 5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7371, New Zealand | 5 star b&b
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This 5 star B&B, located on 5 Hapuku Road, Kaikoura, is near Kaikoura Whale Watching tour, Glenstrae Farm 4 Wheel Adventures, and Topspot Seal Swim.
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      Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

      Tasman Sea to the Pacific Ocean

      A travel blog entry by tomandgillie on Oct 11, 2014

      18 photos

      ... thankfully not named for its inhabitants! There are no tracks to the bay, it is only accessible by water at high tide so felt very special being able to go in and explore. From there we followed round the headland to Barks Bay where we were finishing today but where we'd started our walk yesterday. We ate lunch on the narrowest strip of beach which was ever decreasing due to the incoming high tide! The water taxi picked up us and the kayak and ...


      A travel blog entry by peterjl on Oct 03, 2014

      1 photo

      Collection of Mhome was slow. We were late up, by the time we arrived at the depot at10 it was packed. They are working out of temporary premises so we had a 40 Minuit wait in a marquee however then the service was excellent. Our Mhome has electric mains heating but as it was cold they gave us extra bedding as well and double checked the snow chains were loaded. What are we heading into? By the time we had shopped etc ...

      Sheep shearing

      A travel blog entry by vsb777 on Aug 06, 2014

      1 comment, 5 photos

      ... br>
      The price they got for the wool sheared was 1 dollar a kilo for the head/tummy and legs and 3 dollars a kilo for the rest of the wool. however 18 dollars a kilo for a merino

      Tahlia and Toby got opportunities to feed Ram Man and have pictures with the sheep and farm dogs - much to Tahlia's delight!


      Chasing seals on the east coast

      A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka on Jun 13, 2014

      68 photos

      ... I was completely blown away by the green hills with snowy mountains behind them and sea nearby. New Zealand is the most beautiful country I have ever visited and the most clean one, as well.was getting warmer.

      We did a lunch stop and I noticed something on the beach. Plenty of seals were sunbathing so I started taking pictures of them. I was very pleased because finally the sun came out and it was

      After the lunch ...

      Whale watching!

      A travel blog entry by georgeadams1991 on May 09, 2014

      5 photos

      ... in thickness. The head scarred by giant squid. The brain is the size of a basket ball, 7 times larger than a human brain. The sperm whales head contains around 2.5 tonnes of oil (the spermaceti melon). The oil cools and converts to wax as the whale is exposed to cold air. The wax is denser than water and helps the whale descend beneath the surface. By pumping blood into the capillaries around the spermaceti melon, the wax is converted into a buoyant oil, ...