Travel Blogs from Riverton, New Zealand

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Lake Hauroko, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Hauroko

A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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On Sunday I headed off to Lake Hauroko near Tuatapere with Blair. Originally I planned on checking out the Clifden Caves, but I don't really have a good enough flashlight (torch). Blair and I ended up taking a walk for roughly three hours up the side ...

:), Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

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A travel blog entry by mtrmsd

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Today's earlier entry was from rainy, dreary Invercargill. This entry is after a great trip back to Te Anau. I mainly went through Riverton and Tuatapere, but the usually short two and a half hour drive took me about six hours. I saw so many signs that ...

The Catlins, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

The Catlins

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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The Catlins were very lovely and provided perfect road trip scenery; rugged coastline, isolated bays and expanses of empty hilly landscape.On our little jaunt through we stopped at Nugget Point, Purakaunui Falls, Curio Bay and Porpoise Bay, finishing our ...

The Southern Scenic Route, Pahia, New Zealand travel blog

The Southern Scenic Route

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 198 Temperature : 23 degrees Weather : Sunny We took the Southern Scenic Route down to the South Coast which took about 7 hours with all our stops! It was a long day. In fact I don't quite know why it took us so long 'cos the guide ...

Water-logged, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Water-logged

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... 'away' from the shore) I finally arrived in Riverton, which is believed to be one of the oldest European settlements in New Zealand. I parked up and stayed for a while on the beach soaking up the powerful presence of the storm which I'd noticed ...

On the road to nowhere, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

On the road to nowhere

A travel blog entry by vickersontour

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... had some lunch at the Blue Duck Cafť before heading back to the lodge to await the Stray bus that was picking us up. The new driver is called Apples - interesting! We got picked up at 3pm and headed off on the scenic route from Milford Sound to Te ...

Beaches, Sheep and lots of Dags, Colac Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Beaches, Sheep and lots of Dags

A travel blog entry by losbrowns

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We took a detour from Q-town to Manapouri via the Southland Scenic Route....and it was well worth it...lots of sheep and their dangling dags (a Kiwi word for the knotted feces remnants surrounding a sheep's ...

Sausage country, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Sausage country

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Milford sound and Riverton, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Milford sound and Riverton

A travel blog entry by surfer_soul

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  I spent my birthday in a coastal town in Riverton, unfortunatley the weather was shitty, with rain and a really strong wind. Me bas and ramu, stayed in some deserted old campsite with nothing to do other than sit in the van! Thankfully we had some ...

Tuatapere and the Hump Ridge Track, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Tuatapere and the Hump Ridge Track

A travel blog entry by emilybs

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... just as I was thinking I couldn't go on, I'd catch a glimpse of a view to the coast line below and from nowhere a new burst of energy would take over. Eventually we reached a view point and it was all worth it.  To know that we'd ...

Hump-Ridge Track..., Tautapere, New Zealand travel blog

Hump-Ridge Track...

A travel blog entry by robsworld

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Underground Cave Adventure and Hut Experience, Clifden, New Zealand travel blog

Underground Cave Adventure and Hut Experience

A travel blog entry by thekellers

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After our Milford Sound trip we met back up with the Osorios and had lunch in Te Anau.  A nasty storm was a brewin' in the area so our plan to hike the Kepler track was going to have to be saved for another time.  So we pulled out our trusty NZ ...

Headed north, Manapouri, New Zealand travel blog

Headed north

A travel blog entry by shelwar83

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Le sud du sud!, Catlins, New Zealand travel blog

Le sud du sud!

A travel blog entry by elmajesty

La cote Sud! Finito la cote west! Finito les mosquitos! On se rapproche maintenant de l'Artic ou l'Antartic sait pu! Le long de la cote sud, est reputer pour sa faune marine. J'ai donc fait connaissance avec plusieurs sorte de penguins, lions de mer, ...

Eenzame streken, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Eenzame streken

A travel blog entry by lilian-pieter

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... op te sporen. We zijn weer in de bewoonde wereld. We gaan naar een optreden van een leuke singer songwriter in Riverton. Wij zijn de enige serieuze luisteraars. Voor ons een woest dansende keurige man die niet spoort, achter ons getatoeŽerde locals die ...

The Southern Route - Riverton to Te Anau, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

The Southern Route - Riverton to Te Anau

A travel blog entry by nztravelguide

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... .) A pleasant drive to Orepuke 29 kms and then continue north for 18 kilometres to the town of Tuatapere, the sausage capital of New Zealand. Great butcher shop there to buy some of their choice sausages. It is now north on Route 99 to Manapouri ...

Last Sight of Providence, Foveaux Strait, New Zealand travel blog

Last Sight of Providence

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... between Bluff and Rakiura/Stewart Island. The weather was dismal but improving, and Wakaputa Point and Solander Island were clear an hour or so later.  Our last sight of New Zealand was the hills around Preservation Inlet and Cape Providence. ...

Farm boy, South Otago, New Zealand travel blog

Farm boy

A travel blog entry by piero

Being a farming expert, I decided to spend sometime in a Kiwi farm in South Otago to explain the locals how the farming business should be organised, managed and generally thought of. The pictures that I will load as soon as I get a fast connection ...

Sheep shearing begins at 60!!, Otahuti, New Zealand travel blog

Sheep shearing begins at 60!!

A travel blog entry by mertonkiwis

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... courtesy of Helen and Terry. The evening was organized by my manager Peter Bramley and his wife Margi (in collusion with Lyn) and I think it sums up the philosophy of New Zealanders and was one of, if not THE best birthday treat of my ...

Hump Ridge Track, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Hump Ridge Track

A travel blog entry by jasonandjanell

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... have a go at it. We did see three or four off shore, but after wading in to our knees (remember, there is nothing between New Zealand and Antarctica), we determined it was much too cold to go in much further. We tried to swim with dolphins and all we ...

Got the Hump, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Got the Hump

A travel blog entry by shewtp

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... to the huts and carried our packs ourselves. The walk itself was marvellous - probably one of the best we have done in New Zealand. The fine weather obviously helped, but the views from the ridge were fantastic. The trek was hard going at times, but a ...

Change of arrangements, Colac Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Change of arrangements

A travel blog entry by paulleck1975

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Rich's car unfortunately died.  There's a problem with the ignition and due to a lack of parts and mechanics familiar with ancient VWs we had to leave it behind as we headed south.  That leaves us in the, ahem, ever reliable Subaru as we head ...

Alpined out - south coast bound., Colac Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Alpined out - south coast bound.

A travel blog entry by geoffnsteph

Now heading south in anticipation of heavy mountain rains. Drove south to Riverton and then west to Colac Bay Backpackers. We'd had 6 nights in the van and deserved a decent bed. (To be sorely disappointed ! J for joke) Arrived a Colac Bay - few ...

More farms, walking lots and sounding doubtful, Manapouri, New Zealand travel blog

More farms, walking lots and sounding doubtful

A travel blog entry by darrenstrip

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I found myself back on a farm hostel here in Manapouri and it is another good find. Separate huts with their own cooking facilities they are cosy and warm, if only when the wood fires are burning :) I am sharing the room with a couple from the UK, nice ...

Buttoms up and The sound of Milford, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Buttoms up and The sound of Milford

A travel blog entry by am-ontour

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... his response was : It is the asshole of the world" So we went on and spent the night with the locals at The globe hotel in Riverton and from there we went on to te anau. The town is situated right next to Te anau lake and the mountains - amazing place. ...

Riverton - Comfiest Bed In Our Whole Year, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Riverton - Comfiest Bed In Our Whole Year

A travel blog entry by skcoll

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... at the top of the hill. There was no way we were climbing up it either! We then headed back through Invercargill to Riverton and our stopover - Globe Backpackers & Bar. We had a nice pizza there (though Gillian had some of the chili half and wasn't ...

Walks, animals and brochures, Colac Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Walks, animals and brochures

A travel blog entry by gilliguy

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... , and finding out what there is to see besides the main tourist attractions was usually a trying task. The abundance of information in New Zealand overwhelmed us. Our first visit to an i-site ended with a heavy bag of all the AA free booklets. We ...

Sleep, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Sleep

A travel blog entry by 0234303

Nothing to say about here. Oh, it's the sausage capital of New ...

Riverton, New Zealand, Riverton, New Zealand travel blog

Riverton, New Zealand

A travel blog entry by dam

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Hump Ridge Track-Southern NZ, Tuatapere, New Zealand travel blog

Hump Ridge Track-Southern NZ

A travel blog entry by nzsteve

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Hey Everyone! This weekend was my first trip into the bush as they say down here. Me and three other guys went tramping in Fiordlands National Park down along the very southern coast of the South Island. We left thursday after class and camped at the ...

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