Travel Blogs from Murchison, New Zealand

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Good Road trip, California for the summer, Lewis Pass Forrests, New Zealand travel blog

Good Road trip, California for the summer

A travel blog entry by hancocjb

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... know I left the states saying "ah, I may never come back." Well, I am comming back...for at least a while. Since I've arrived in New Zealand, I've been at work. I've worked in an ecology lab disecting thistle seeds for 10-11 hours a day, 6 days a ...

Abel Tasman coastal walk, Hu Ha Bikepackers, Glenhope, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Abel Tasman coastal walk

A travel blog entry by jawad

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Shoes fell apart,exch @ Warehouse Abel Tasman (20kms of costal track) Shopping Drive as far as we could only ones at hostel put on records, had ...

Support Strokes – Kayaking Abel Tasman, upper buller, New Zealand travel blog

Support Strokes – Kayaking Abel Tasman

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... to see more of the secluded bays backed by mountains which make Abel Tasman famous (plus it is the sunniest place in New Zealand). As I had to steer using the foot peddles the guy had told us Erica was responsible for navigation (obviously we already ...

Through The Rolling Buller Gorge, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Through The Rolling Buller Gorge

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... great carbonara and the evening was spent Skyping those back home with birthdays.  Happy Birthday to George and of course my wonderful sisters.  30 today (x2 =60) Happy 60th Ray and Lau Miles Cycled: 66 and that is a very long way in New ...

This Spaceship ain't no Tardis, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

This Spaceship ain't no Tardis

A travel blog entry by kirstyandmike

... . Bron even picked us up from the airport and then treated us to a lovely dinner. Bron and Village (aka Justin) have been in New Zealand for the past five years and made us feel so welcome, we struggled to eventually leave the next day. Picking up the ...

Map pin for Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Map pin for Murchison

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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Farewell Spit !!, Richmond, New Zealand travel blog

Farewell Spit !!

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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Hey everyone! We're back in Richmond tonight, after taking a day trip up the northwest tip of the South Island, towards Collingwood and the "Farewell Spit". Now this is not some attraction promoting what you think it might be . . . . it's actually a long ...

From the lakes to Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

From the lakes to Murchison

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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From the lakes I caught a ride with two Israelis toward the west coast. We past trough Murchison area and stop for the night on the side of the road on a nice grassy area with the sound of waterfalls hidden behind the trees. from there we went west ...

Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Murchison

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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Den zweiten Tag in der Kleinstadt "Murchison" haben Axel und ich dazu verwendet, die ca. 20 Kilometer entfernten "Maruia Falls" zu besichtigen. Diese Wasserfälle sind 10 Meter hoch und entstanden in Folge eines Erdbebens aus dem Jahrer 1929, das den ...

To the North Island, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

To the North Island

A travel blog entry by sallymead

The departure time of our ferry to Wellington had changed since we'd booked it so we were able set off a bit later than planned. This gave us time to see the animals being fed/feed the animals. As well as those we’d seen the previous night, there ...

On the road again!, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

On the road again!

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

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... Just managed to get past Hanmer Springs area before it got dark.. So then continued to drive for about 3 hours before i got to Murchison! Pulled into get some petrol (JUST made it before the station closed for the night) and then wandered around for a ...

Another glacier and up the west coast, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Another glacier and up the west coast

A travel blog entry by sallymead

... gorgeous wild and lush West coast, (though wasn't going to miss the rain and sand flies!) and headed inland for an overnight stop at Murchison. Our accommodation at Murchison was a bit grim but the kids got a nice surprise with three Emu, flocks of ducks ...

Cruised the West Coast, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Cruised the West Coast

A travel blog entry by uclajules

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... advantage of the I-site representative (Julie) to help us find a farm/home stay further north. She recommended a cute place in Murchison with four rooms, but only three bookings tonight. Of the four women staying tonight, two were named Julie and two ...

The West Coast of the South Island, Karamea, New Zealand travel blog

The West Coast of the South Island

A travel blog entry by nztravelguide

... twist and turn along the coastal highway as the fabulous scenery along the way provides the dramatic confirmation that identifies New Zealand as a wild and wonderful place. Plenty of parking spots for a better look and photo opportunities along the ...

Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Murchison

A travel blog entry by blacknblue

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... :) Murchison 11/10/2013 - 18/10/2013 11/10 Unser Ziel war das RiverSong Cottages (Anm. Dominik: eine Unterkunft) in Murchison, welches für mindestens eine Woche mal unsere Homebase und Arbeitsstelle sein würde. Da es nur ein ein kleines Dorf ...

Driving all day..., Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Driving all day...

A travel blog entry by conlou

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Lunch stop on the way ...

RICH-WHAAAT . . .RICHMOND!(line from coach carter), Richmond/Nelson, New Zealand travel blog

RICH-WHAAAT . . .RICHMOND!(line from coach carter)

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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... like she was trying to figure out what she did wrong. It was funny. It's time for another week of "what Jess and TJ noticed about New Zealand" 1. TJ is a stinky man in NZ. (let us explain . . . he has new sandles that have a small piece of cloth on the ...

Rainforest stop, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Rainforest stop

A travel blog entry by kath_and_per

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This was a fun and random stop... we found another beautiful campsite and had a lovely cabin... all the campsites we've been in also have a bizzare array of pets usually including emus and lama and such things... After a good night's sleep we woke ...

Buller Gorge and Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Buller Gorge and Murchison

A travel blog entry by tony-helen

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... point and trust me to look after their daughter. We also visited Buller Gorge Swing Bridge, which is advertised as the longest in New Zealand. Rather wobbly and only one way traffic, so Hels loved it. With her new found confidence I can even get her to ...

Can't resist that fish 'n chip action, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Can't resist that fish 'n chip action

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

Back on dry land we parked the Spaceship beside the sea and had a relaxing lunch.  Afterwards we headed to a town called Murchison, not because there is anything to see or do just it happens to be on our way and a handy place to stop.  We ...

Full Day Guided Kayaking Tour!, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Full Day Guided Kayaking Tour!

A travel blog entry by mikkelgrabinski

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... clear. On one of the beaches, I found a huge chunk of Quartz Crystal. When we kept paddling slowly through the cove, we saw some New Zealand Fur Seals on a tree log, they were very beautiful. When we left the cove, we kept rowing on and saw tons of ...

Paradise in the Bush, little wanganui, New Zealand travel blog

Paradise in the Bush

A travel blog entry by scottiedog

Ok so yesterday i headed to West Port from Christchurch, today i am going to a place called little Wanganui which is about 25km short of Karamea where i am helping out at a Farmstay / Backpackers. Help Exchange Rite let me explain a little about help ...

Gorged, Buller Gorge, New Zealand travel blog

Gorged

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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... the seven weeks it took Thomas Brunner to make the journey in 1847. Crossing the Buller river on the Buller Gorge swing bridge, New Zealand's longest Swing bridge, you can (and we did) wander around the historical site of the swing-bridge and learn about ...

Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Murchison

A travel blog entry by knotty

... much happier). We thought about staying there the night too but didn't want Shannon to think we were stalking her. We drove on to Murchison and found a nice site called Kiwi Campsite, it was quiet and similar to a Top 10 just not quite as nice, however it ...

Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Murchison

A travel blog entry by jag

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... driven through. Anyway we decided to crack on a little further inland leaving behind the West Coast. We managed to crack onto Murchison after we had previously stopped at a dairy in the sticks for some water when the car wouldn't start agian and ...

Driving, driving and more driving, Buller Gorge, New Zealand travel blog

Driving, driving and more driving

A travel blog entry by celeea

We woke up and set off to Greymouth, however it was not up to much so we had a brief walk around, found a payphone to book our glacier walk for the next day and got a few bits and pieces from the supermarket. We then made our way to Franz Josef and found ...

Able Kayaking and Camping, Lyell, New Zealand travel blog

Able Kayaking and Camping

A travel blog entry by alan.kidd.522

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Friday 15th February 2013   Yet another sunny day in beautiful New Zealand. We decided that today was the day for kayaking and the Able Tasman National Park was the place to do it. We headed for Kaiteriteri where we knew there was a good place to ...

Motorcyle Zen and other ramblings, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Motorcyle Zen and other ramblings

A travel blog entry by piperj

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... good slow-motion video which I am going to email to them once I get home.  Stupid teenagers, but entertaining. On arrival in Murchison I had lunch at a local café, and soon found out the place was overrun by ****head boy-racers, off to a boy-racer ...

Murchison, Murchison, New Zealand travel blog

Murchison

A travel blog entry by pauleddy

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Onwards and southwards, our next overnight stop was at Murchison, another one horse town staying in a hostel called the 'Lazy Cow'. The owner has a herd of beef cows and is currently hand rearing 20 four week old calves and invited us to view the morning ...

Kiwi Experience!, South Island!, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi Experience!

A travel blog entry by zoe_ellis

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DAY 9 WELLINGTON TO NELSON Not a very interesting day as most of it was travelling across to the south island although we did have the joy of Ronan Keating been played for the whole ferry journey. Had a fabulous roast dinner and wine tasting in the ...

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