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

Hamner Springs to Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by debbie.oneill61 on Jan 30, 2015

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... not connected in the radio, told us the television wasn't likely to work as it is analogue not digital and also said the MP3 player would not work without an adaptor costing about $40.00!! Having sorted that we checked into our site and met the Park owner - a nice man called Ray. Had a chat about Top 10 membership. Whale watching trip was successful - 3 sightings of two ...

Abel Tasman and drive to Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by humberwright on Jan 08, 2015

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... way near Kaimoura Noel spotted Seals. It's was such an amazing experience, and for free!! They were so close to the road and there were hundreds of them with their little pups. So cute. The big males were fighting with one another and keeping the pups and females in check. They did stink though! From there we continued for another 20 minutes until we found our hotel in Kaikoura. It was right on the sea front called The Pier. It cost £45 a night. It was like stepping back in time, ...

Nelson and all who sail in her

A travel blog entry by caretaker on Dec 19, 2014

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... North Island in the Fifties. We had planned on stopping in Havelock for lunch as it is famous for its Green Mussels. Finding the restaurant recommended in Lonely Planet wasn't difficult as there is only a couple of streets in Havelock and The Mussel Pot is on the main road. Sarah ordered the mussels in white wine and blue cheese while we opted to share a steak sandwich. Once again ...

Finishing up New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by shannonbaynes on Dec 16, 2014

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... New Zealand.

The next day was one of our best days yet. We went out on a boat for the day with an environmentalist and learned about the Able Tasman National Park. The weather was beautiful. We stopped at numerous beaches, went for some hikes, and saw tons of seals. The scenery was spectacular and we learned a ton. We stopped at a famous roadside stand, Fat Tui, and enjoyed New Zealands version of ...

A Whale of a Time

A travel blog entry by champa on Dec 16, 2014

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When I thought of NZ, I always wanted to go see the whales in the ocean - who says "Dreams don't come true".

Despite the perils of sea-sickness, I got there without too many problems - an experience I wouldn't have missed for the world. Nature at it's most wonderful.

Another worry was the weather but we had an absolutely wonderful clear day.