Travel Blogs from Waikawa, New Zealand

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Beaches and baches (CONTAINS VIDEO), Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Beaches and baches (CONTAINS VIDEO)

A travel blog entry by jambo

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... town, where my family used to have a beach house, or 'bach' as they are called here. My childhood memories of Waikawa were of running down 50-metre high sand dunes, lazy weekends of reading and exploration, Scrabble with the parents in the evening ...

Takaka to Marlborough Sounds via Picton - Day 276, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Takaka to Marlborough Sounds via Picton - Day 276

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... rainfall in such a short period. The weather here is just like the scenery, epic! I'm beginning to think every road in New Zealand is scenic. Don't think I've driven on one boring road so far. Another mountain road to negotiate over the Bryant range ...

Waikawa / Curio Bay, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Waikawa / Curio Bay

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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Nach zwei Tagen ohne Internet und Mobilfunkempfang melde ich mich heute (06.12.12) mit einem Nachtrag aus dem winzigen Örtchen "Waikawa" zurück. Wie bereits angekündigt sind wir am vergangenen Dienstag von "Te Anau" in die "Catlins" gefahren. Die ...

The Catlins, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

The Catlins

A travel blog entry by john2112

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... making any stops to go for a walk to admire the scenery etc., distinctly uninviting.   By early evening we reached Waikawa - a hamlet with a handful of houses Having spotted a vacancy sign at the end of a gravel road, running alongside the ...

work, work, work, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

work, work, work

A travel blog entry by mithrandir

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... everyone with music and mandarins. The shed is rocking to my Ipod when they are not grinding. We have rented a nice house overlooking Waikawa Bay from a hill for the time. The view is lovely although it's raining buckets at the moment. However we have had ...

Nov 23, 2010, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Nov 23, 2010

A travel blog entry by 218days

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Beach house, Waikawa Beach, New Zealand travel blog

Beach house

A travel blog entry by longwayaround

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... spent 2 days relaxing after our action packed fortnight before heading to a 'bach' a term used by Kiwis for a second home, overlooking Waikawa Beach for the weekend. Our bach was a gorgeous home at the foot of a colder sac with views from 6 patio windows ...

Travel day 45 - last day in Picton, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Travel day 45 - last day in Picton

A travel blog entry by pauldmclean

I woke up at 7:00 am this morning. I heard Carter making some noises so I thought I should get up. The weather was overcast and cool but there no breeze which should be good for going fishing. Chappy, Burke and myself headed out fishing at about 8:15 am. ...

Travel day 42-  fishing trip in Queen Charlotte, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Travel day 42- fishing trip in Queen Charlotte

A travel blog entry by pauldmclean

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... Aunt Den left for the funeral around 8:00 am. They have a 2 1/2 hour drive to Richmond. We got away by 8:20 am. The Waikawa marina is only a 5 minute drive from the house. Chappy's boat is a 14 foot aluminum boat powered by a 40 hp Yamaha outboard. The ...

Travel day 43 - trip to Marlborough wineries, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Travel day 43 - trip to Marlborough wineries

A travel blog entry by pauldmclean

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... and getting cleaned up we headed off to Blenheim at about 11:00 am. Chappy had an eye appointment, Burkus had to get his new driver's and Aunt Den had to check to see if she had any hours at her place of employment. After everyone competed their duties, ...

Travel day 41 - day in Blenheim, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Travel day 41 - day in Blenheim

A travel blog entry by pauldmclean

... all day. Since we had a large lunch we are having a lighter tea tonight. Beth is still not feeling well but we can't convince here to go to bed for some rest. After tea we watched a few New Zealand movies and some tv before calling it a day at 10:30 ...

Goodbye North Island, Hello South., Wellington to Picton, New Zealand travel blog

Goodbye North Island, Hello South.

A travel blog entry by regal_tang

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We arrived at the ferry crossing and had to wait in a massive queue for boarding. Whilst writing out latest blog (yep, keeping super up to date!), a guy in the car next to us knocked on our window (having seen our fishing rod) to inform us that he had ...

Dag 30: Vogels en dolfijnen spotten, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Dag 30: Vogels en dolfijnen spotten

A travel blog entry by illypiechum

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Vandaag met de boot naar het vogel eiland Motuara geweest. Onderweg hoop uitleg gekregen. Bijvoorbeeld dat op sommige plaatsen dennebomen gekweekt worden. En op andere plaatsen groeit ie ongewenst, dus word ie vergiftigd, omdat hij het eigenlijke ...

Day Eleven, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Day Eleven

A travel blog entry by ricki958

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... of thick hair, or fettucini pasta, washing about with the tide.  Beautiful.  After that, we headed back to Waikawa, a small town we'd passed on the way to Curio Bay, and visited the museum which advertised the availability of internet.  ...

Ulva Island, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Ulva Island

A travel blog entry by brianleubitz

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We woke up to the sound of kakas on our roof on a beautiful morning. We watched them for a while before heading to the grocery store to get some picnic supplies to bring over to the little island in Patterson Inlet. We walked over to Golden Bay to catch ...

Schnief :´(, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Schnief :´(

A travel blog entry by el_copo

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... ! Sie springen durch die Gegend wie zur Begrüßung. Gegen 18 Uhr bin ich dann vom Schiff runter und fahre in den Nachbarort Waikawa, wo ich auf dem Hinweg auch übernachtet habe. Die Dame erinnert sich noch an mich. Es ist mittlerweile dunkel. Ich mache ...

Last day in South Is., Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Last day in South Is.

A travel blog entry by laurenross

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Sad to be leaving the South Is. so soon but with one of the ferry's out of order we were very limited to when we could set sail, we would have preferred early next week instead but tomorrow at 8am was the latest one we could get. We had a great last day, ...

Start of South Island Tour, Waikawa and Nelson, New Zealand travel blog

Start of South Island Tour

A travel blog entry by yvonne-richard

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We enjoyed our week in Waikawa, the highlight being the fishing trip.  We travelled around and about on the Marlborough Sound, picked up some lovely Danish hitchhikers, and two German girls. We saw some wild weather, terrific storms with howling ...

Tak v džungli taky není signál, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Tak v džungli taky není signál

A travel blog entry by yunda

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Nejprve zveřejníme správné odpovědi z minulé matematické úlohy: a) docela dlouho b) docela vydatnou Včera jsme hledali vhodné místo k přespání, až jsme dojeli do džungle. Našli jsme krásný ...

FORTROSE - WAIKAWA HARBOUR, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

FORTROSE - WAIKAWA HARBOUR

A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis

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... wee Hector dolphins.  Sadly, none to be seen today. Tonight we are camped up about 5kms further down the road at Waikawa Harbour.  We have had leftovers for dinner and looking forward to exploring this sleepy wee place on our bikes in the ...

Stewart Island to Catlins, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Stewart Island to Catlins

A travel blog entry by hedgehogsnz2012

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We packed up and went to the museum which opened at 12.00, then saw where the penguins climbed to their nest the night before. We had a sandwich in Harbour cafe, a soft drink in South Island Hotel, the collected our cases and caught 15.30 ferry. Trip not ...

Queen Charlotte Track, Te Marea, New Zealand travel blog

Queen Charlotte Track

A travel blog entry by svedotouring

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Von Nelson führt uns der Highway No. 6 in die Marlborough Sounds. Was die Catlins im Süden sind, sind die Marlborough Sounds im Norden - unberührte Natur und keine Menschenseele. Einige Familien leben in so abgeschiedene Buchten, dass sie ihre Post ...

Queen Charlotte Day 2, Torea Bay, New Zealand travel blog

Queen Charlotte Day 2

A travel blog entry by midge88

Again a 6am start Just as the sun was starting to rise we packed up ate and put our bags back on the jetty ready to be picked up and transferred to the next stop. We had another 9hour day and 45 mins up the saddle to the starting point. We started at ...

Un isolement bien reposant, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Un isolement bien reposant

A travel blog entry by heureux_qui_com

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... proximite d'un resto sortant de l'ordinaire, notamment en ce qui concerne  la carte des vins.  On trouve tout ca a Waikawa, toujours dans les Catlins. Une chambre a l'Anchorage avec vue sur une immense lagune qui se prete aux fins de journees ...

Catlin day 2, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Catlin day 2

A travel blog entry by hedgehogsnz2012

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Drove on highway 92 to Lake Wilkie, walked through lush forest to the Lake which had no fish. Saw lots of dragonflies, ducks, birds and insects. The Lake was flat calm and looked black. From there the two places Dave wanted to go were closed, McLean ...

DAYS 14 and 15, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

DAYS 14 and 15

A travel blog entry by maxnstan

DAY 14   Today we move on to the Catlins which is an area in the most southerly point of the South Island.  Before we set off and while Stan caught up with his stocks I took a walk around the residential part of Te Anau.  Most of the ...

No scurvy for us..., Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

No scurvy for us...

A travel blog entry by ania-tom

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... have 1kg of lemons and 1kg of grapefruits and not a god damn clue what to do with them. The campsite we picked was at Waikawa Bay, which has its own marina complete with posh boats moored up. We immediately set about our 'roles'...Tom fitting a new tarp ...

Queen Charlotte Track 2. Tag, Portage, New Zealand travel blog

Queen Charlotte Track 2. Tag

A travel blog entry by bodhi88

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Nach einem Tag an der Küste, ging's heute hoch auf den Höhenzug. Natürlich mit etwas mehr Höhenmeter zusätzlich zu den 25 km Strecke... Schlappe 8 Stunden Hiking... Heute war ich mit Pete aus Manchester unterwegs. Dabei ist mir ...

The catlins, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

The catlins

A travel blog entry by nemonema

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Vandaag zijn we doorgestoken van de westkust naar de oostkust. Fiorland hebben achter ons gelaten en nu zitten we in de regio southland-ortago. Ondeweg zijn gestopt in Fortrose gestopt om te lunchen met zicht op het strand. Dit is het beginpunt van een ...

Acting & going down south, Waikawa, New Zealand travel blog

Acting & going down south

A travel blog entry by annagoesnz

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Diese Woche war geprägt vom deutschen Theaterstück. Ich hatte Montag bis Mittwoch Proben, meistens 2 bis 3 Stunden, da Licht, Musik und Kostüme abgestimmt sein wollten, und Donnerstag bis Samstag die Aufführungen. Insgesamt haben uns 120 Leute im ...

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