Travel Blogs from Cheviot, New Zealand

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Whale Watching, Kiakoura, New Zealand travel blog

Whale Watching

A travel blog entry by tracy_coward

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Kiakoura is a small coastal town that has grown larger in recent years because of the quality of its Whale Watching. There is a deep sea canyon close to shore which is an excellent feeding ground for many of the great whales so boats do not have to go ...

Wwoof, Wwoof, Wwoof, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Wwoof, Wwoof, Wwoof

A travel blog entry by lynsey.nault

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... up at the Tree House (so coined for the two massive tree trunks running through the middle and front of the house) in Cheviot. This trip has really reinforced the need to trust that things will work out the way they are supposed. Karmically, I've been ...

Quick Bungy, Then On the Road Again, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Quick Bungy, Then On the Road Again

A travel blog entry by dc314

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Hi, I'm Adam, another guest blogger. You’ll probably recognize me from the Sydney, Melbourne, and previous New Zealand blogs where anything embarrassing that happened probably happened to me.  I’m a consultant and only work with ...

Hot as hell, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Hot as hell

A travel blog entry by theroad2

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... which will surprise no one who knows me well. Eventually we dragged our bikes upright and ourselves onward to make it to Cheviot. We camped in a rather eccentric camp ground/motel/hotel. The camp included; a group of train drivers on holiday ...

Dolphins, Horse Treks and one little Vineyard, Kai Kora, New Zealand travel blog

Dolphins, Horse Treks and one little Vineyard

A travel blog entry by nixchambers

As predicted by our various "travel advisors", Kaikora was really awesome. Details to follow soon. Pictures in mean ...

Crime authors and whales: quite a contrast, Kiakoura, Marlborough, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Crime authors and whales: quite a contrast

A travel blog entry by emconnolly2000

... is her detective & most of the books are set in the UK. Potted history: Mr Marsh (pere) moved from London to Christchurch, New Zealand where he met the future Mrs Marsh. They married and produced Edith Ngaio Marsh, an only child. In 1907 the family ...

Kiakoura, Kiakoura, New Zealand travel blog

Kiakoura

A travel blog entry by faff

I loved the tranquil Kiakoura so much that I decided to stay an extra night. I met up with Ciaran & Elaine who have been in NZ for almost 10 months now (I think!). I went to college with Ciaran. Went swimming with dolphins which was great. The boat took ...

Kaikora, East Coast, Kaikora, New Zealand travel blog

Kaikora, East Coast

A travel blog entry by dudders

Kaikora, East ...

Cheviot, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Cheviot

A travel blog entry by botato11

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... to the trailer positioned in the sheep field above the beach, everything went smooth, good as gold! We rounded out our stay in Cheviot with visiting Ellis' dad's alpaca herd and eating plums, about 3 kg of them. 9 little plums in my mouth, 9 little ...

Rolling Around in a Wave with a Kayak, Gore Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Rolling Around in a Wave with a Kayak

A travel blog entry by erincastillo

... knew we were going under, so I grabbed onto my glasses.  But I did lose one flip flop (or jandal as they call them in New Zealand), and Carsten and I tried to get it.  However, every time a wave came, it not only pounded us, but moved my jandal ...

Day Nineteen, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Day Nineteen

A travel blog entry by ricki958

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... the highway again and pounded south, past the Coastal Campgrounds with their sardine campers, past the Staging Post, and finally to Cheviot, arriving a couple of minutes after 6pm. What a gorgeous place, an absolute gem.  Di met us at reception and ...

LIFE GETS RATHER QUIRKY AND VERY BIZARRE, HAWKSWOOD, New Zealand travel blog

LIFE GETS RATHER QUIRKY AND VERY BIZARRE

A travel blog entry by boganstravels

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... been asked if wed like to join in the Quiz night, so that will be good………….if its all questions about New Zealand we are stumped !!! WOOOOO HOOOOOO "THE POMS"    DID WELL! We had an amazing pie for dinner best pie ...

Gore Blimey Gov', Gore Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Gore Blimey Gov'

A travel blog entry by ania-tom

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... water as there's always hope Shamu the whale, or someone similar, might jump out at any moment. We turned off the road at Cheviot towards Gore Bay with fingers crossed that a campsite does in fact exist here and that its not just a figment of the map's ...

BLENHEIM - PARNASSUS, Parnassus, New Zealand travel blog

BLENHEIM - PARNASSUS

A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis

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The Marlborough Farmers' Market was our first stop this morning.  Picked up fresh strawberries, herbs and a loaf of bread.  We felt the need of a good walk so we found our way to the Wither Hills Park.  Mount Vernon was in our sights so ...

sweetest camping spot ever., Port Robinson, New Zealand travel blog

sweetest camping spot ever.

A travel blog entry by carmen_eh

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... the Tasman Sea! This island is small! P.S. there are lots of sheep in New Zealand. There are actually millions upon millions of sheep in New Zealand. I just thought you should know this, since I did not know that sheep are so plentiful in New Zealand. ...

Stroma Farm, Cheviot, New Zealand travel blog

Stroma Farm

A travel blog entry by hanalou

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... person we saw the whole time we were there happened to walk past and she helped us push her out. There is nothing in Cheviot apart from a supermarket, a hardware store, a few coffee shops and a butchers/deli which is owned by Harris Meats. Bryan Harris is ...

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