Travel Blogs from Westport, New Zealand

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New Zealands own Giants Causeway, Pancake Rocks, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealands own Giants Causeway

A travel blog entry by paulandciara

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... happy that we had made the journey. But before I go into this lets go on a side note again. To look at on a map, New Zealand looks to be quite a small country, just a bit bigger than Britain. However when driving along the coast you realize that as the ...

Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by kimandrob

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New Zealand's only mamoth drive, but driving dosen't get more beautiful than this, so not too bad a way to spend the day. We stopped of at the amazing Pancake Rocks, for an awesome break in the journey. The rocks at Punakaiki are formed to into what looks ...

Westland, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westland

A travel blog entry by kimandmartin

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... lot of ethnic food, even in some of the smaller centres. Though I have noticed a lack of spicing . . . . Some restaurants in New Zealand, like Australia, allow you to bring your own booze and they charge a corkage per person which helps the budget when ...

Back to civilization, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Back to civilization

A travel blog entry by madman96

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... they are going to join me and follow behind in their rental car.  On the way, we stop at the largest swingbridge in New Zealand which hangs over the Buller Gorge at a mere 17 meters, and I briefly contemplate a swan dive before seeing the jagged ...

THE LIVELY TOWN OF westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

THE LIVELY TOWN OF westport

A travel blog entry by jackandandrew

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... middle of nowhere, so i will tell ya exactly what happened and if ya dont like it, i apologize! Ok so after we had dinner, our new South Island crew went to a quiz, however, after seeing there was free pool, we all VETO' the idea of a quiz and spent ...

Pancake Rocks and Seals, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Pancake Rocks and Seals

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... done, and give Harold a good clean and vacuum from all the sand that we had trampled in from the dunes. We left Westport quite late, at 11am, and drove a few kilometres south to Tauranga Bay seal colony. The beach was beautiful here. Windswept and wild, ...

Westport - Seals and Rocky Coastlines, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport - Seals and Rocky Coastlines

A travel blog entry by alinmattrtw2005

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Nelson to Westport via Abel Tazman National Park, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Nelson to Westport via Abel Tazman National Park

A travel blog entry by mattmcshane

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... Always one with a story, you could tell she loved her country and her job. We were on our way to a town called Westport, 252kms away. Before we arrived at the sleepy destination, we stopped off at Kaiteriteri, a small summer town on the border of ...

Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by roundtheworld

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Well there was a whirlpool here, but other than that, pretty ...

Glow with the flow, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Glow with the flow

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Ailien plants, glow worms and pankake rocks features in this entry... Of all body and mind challenging activities in New Zealand, I chose the nerdiest one - floating in a rubber tube down a cave river (not as adventurous as it sounds) and checking ...

Small places, great stories, West Coast, New Zealand travel blog

Small places, great stories

A travel blog entry by vicki

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Over the course of 2 days we travelled down from Abel Tasman National Park along the South Island's West Coast to the Franz Josef glacier, passing through quite a few small towns which normally wouldn't have warranted writing about - but had pretty ...

Sandy coves, pancake rocks and mighty glaciers, West Coast, South Island, New Zealand travel blog

Sandy coves, pancake rocks and mighty glaciers

A travel blog entry by idarich

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On Monday afternoon 24 October, after saying goodbye to our friends in the Marlborough Sounds, we tackled a long afternoon's driving. We headed along the northern coast, through the large town of Nelson to Marahau, the small village that's the gateway to ...

Pancakes But No Penguins, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Pancakes But No Penguins

A travel blog entry by pollyandmikey

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... good south-westerly which was on our backs and making the ride very relaxing.  When we hit the sea again it was another New Zealand 'WOW' moment.  The waves rolled in with fury and the jagged rocks along the coast stood there and took it right ...

Home of the Poo Pub, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Home of the Poo Pub

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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Hi all, We left Nelson today for an overnight stop in Westport. Before we reached our final destination we stopped for lunch at Lake Rotoiti which is surrounded by snow capped mountains and native NZ beech forest. Lake Rotoiti is in the Nelson ...

Chasing the Sunset, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Chasing the Sunset

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... sad enough to put 'Go West' on as I bounded in symphony along the windy roads which led through the scenic Lewis Pass heading for Westport. Then, in the click of a finger, the tables turned on me. Just like that. I'd ran out of petrol, just short of ...

Westport & Punakaiki, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport & Punakaiki

A travel blog entry by lauraandrich

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After an early night so the patient could rest we got up to go and see the seal colony in Westport. We walked up to the viewing point and the seals didn't dissapoint!! There we loads of them just relaxing on the rocks below! Unfortunately we didn't manage ...

With a Name Like that..., Cape Foulwind, New Zealand travel blog

With a Name Like that...

A travel blog entry by thelees

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Underworld Adventures, Charleston, New Zealand travel blog

Underworld Adventures

A travel blog entry by thelees

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The experience is largely captured in the pics except for the bit where we floated in the dark along an underwater river with the only light coming from a galaxy of glow worms overhead. An awesome ...

Westport Day 45 and Lake Mahinapua Day 46, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport Day 45 and Lake Mahinapua Day 46

A travel blog entry by leehorscraft

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... we watched a couple of films. Lake Mahinapua Day 46 Today we stopped off at the Punakaiki rocks, they are quite famous in New Zealand because they are shaped like Pancakes stacked on top of each other. We then ehaded onto Greymouth to get our fancy dress ...

Uforudsete forhindringer, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Uforudsete forhindringer

A travel blog entry by gingerskat

Joeeeh, lige endnu en god historie om the most amazing busselskab vi korer med her i New Zealand. Sondag morgen kl 7.30 stod vi (Marie, Peter, Miguel, Sofia og jeg) klar ved YHA hostelet her i Nelson til at blive hentet af Kiwi bussen (vi vidste godt, at ...

Wild horses and a pizza party, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Wild horses and a pizza party

A travel blog entry by strawberryk

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On the way to Westport we stopped for a 2 hour hike to a lake, the guide and  half of the group went so fast about 20 of us were left behind! I was pretty annoyed, your supose to walk at the pace of the slowest walker to keep the group together. We ...

Collingwood to Cape Foulwind, Cape Foulwind, New Zealand travel blog

Collingwood to Cape Foulwind

A travel blog entry by valcro101

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... a while and I got to pet and smell the horses. Made me miss my two. Then off on the long drive to Cape Foulwind (Westport) via the Valley Highway to the Buller River Gorge. A beautiful drive if a bit long. It got quite frustrating when we would get ...

pandekageklipper, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

pandekageklipper

A travel blog entry by linderslade

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Pandekageklipperne var smukke. Westport var ikke det helt ...

Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by jz2009

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... at a lake called lake Rotiti, a freezing called glacier lake at the foot of a snow capped mountain. It is a famous photo op in New Zealand and in the summer, most people take a dip and jump off the jetty. The boys decided, stupidly, that we wouldnt let ...

West Coast and Buller Gorge, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

West Coast and Buller Gorge

A travel blog entry by rodandshannon

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Well, we're having a great time here on the wonderful west coast of southern New Zealand. Such interesting geology in the area, caused by limestone formations, the actions of the sea, and earthquakes. We spent some time in Punakaiki at the Pancake ...

Pancake Rocks, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Pancake Rocks

A travel blog entry by joegoldston

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... upstream for an hour or so.  It was good to be out of the car for a while.  From there we drove north to Westport for the night.    2-29-12   Today was mostly rainy and we drove all day to the north coast and into Motueka, so ...

Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

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Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by shane-paula

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B&B for 2 days, Cape Foulwind, New Zealand travel blog

B&B for 2 days

A travel blog entry by debted

Two days of clouds but a quaint little cottage and our super hosts Derek & Kay made up for it.  We had a view of the ocean in the distance and within a 10 minute walk a lovely secluded beach that only the locals know about because the path is ...

Westport, Westport, New Zealand travel blog

Westport

A travel blog entry by bluecircle

We didn't do much - we sat on a bus a lot and visited the fantastic Pancake Rocks... other than that, just a lot of ...

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