The Kahutara Farmstay

Dairy Farm Road, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura


A travel blog entry by edandkate on Jul 08, 2014

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... we were able to see him dive and got a good view of the tale. Moments after the whale disappeared a circular 'footprint' of flat water is left behind as the water rushes to fill the space where the whale had been. In the days of whaling they thought it was left behind by oils in the whale's skin, we were told. Now it really was time to head back given we'd seen a humpback and three sperm whales not to mention dolphins, seals and sea birds. In short we ...


A travel blog entry by clagolzo on Apr 28, 2014

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... act getting up close to the shore without smashing into the rocks or another boat, and also not getting swept back out to sea suddenly! All the while there were lots of people who had just come to the same spot by car, walking right up to the seals and taking great close up photos - it was so ridiculous we laughed a lot about it once we were home and showered and dry again!


Lake Tekapo->Christchurch->Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by neil.scannell on Apr 27, 2014

... it turned out to be one the best fish meals I have ever had! I mustn't forget that we had 80 fillets and 5 crayfish, so needless to say, we again had an excess of food. That's okay though; they'll make good meals for tomorrow. Tomorrow will also be a sad day. Jonny will be leaving us as he drives back to Auckland, where he will fly out of in just a few days. It's been such a great time riding around with these two, hiking, staying in cool huts and campsites. We've ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis on Apr 20, 2014

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... 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 ...

Beautiful Kaikoura and Blenheim

A travel blog entry by cedarposte on Mar 26, 2014

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... The drive through the Marlborough area, gave us vistas of acres and acres of vineyards. This is yet one more wine making regions of New Zealand.

It was recommended to stop and see the Ímaka Aviation Heritage Centre”. This has been written as one of the best museums in the world. It was fabulous and you didn’t have to be an aviation buff to enjoy and appreciate it.

This ...


This B&B, located on Dairy Farm Road, Kaikoura, is near Albatross Encounter with Ocean Wings and Wings Over Whales.
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