The Rocks Homestay
No prices found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
How has this b&b rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews The Rocks Homestay Punakaiki
Travel Blogs from Punakaiki
Vandaag naar Punakaiki gereden ongeveer 240 Km.
Onderweg 2 tracks gelopen in de buurt van het dorp.
De Pancake Rocks and Blowholes zijn daar erg mooi.
Deze rotsformaties zijn ontstaan door erosie van water en wind.
Diverse modellen gefotografeerd.
Op een rots was een stern zijn jong aan het voeren.
Morgen gaan we naar het oosten.
... is another photo opportunity. It is such a beautiful country and we could already see snow capped mountains in the distance!
Many a time my good man had to pull over for what I deemed another amazing photo opportunity!
Our journey today was from Christchuch to Punakaiki, which means we travelled from the east coast to the west coast via Arthurs Pass.
We made ...
... 30 but oh well! We headed to the beach which was littered with wooden sculptures however, we did nearly get blown away. It was a struggle to hold my phone up against the wind! After retreating back to the main 5/6 streets we wondered around for a while. We settled on killing sometime in one of the Jade shops as the area is pretty famous for having some of the best New Zealand Jade around. We were having a look at all the items for sale (some stuff ...
... sea and mountain. Our shack in the rainforest was part of a small set up of several exotic individualistic houses, plus main house with lounge and kitchen, and attached staff quarters. A guy from Uruguay was managing it. Would there be an another Uruguayan in N Z?. Anyway he said that his was such a small country he probably would know any fellow countryman currently in NZ. We found our lovely quirky little hut down a path lost in the jungle ...
... below. We went on a short bushwalk then returned on the 160m long zipwire which was fun!
The road continued beside the Buller river almost to the coast. The skies got greyer and the heavens opened. The rain cleared as we reached the coast and we shortly found our campsite at Punakaiki, right by the beach.