Travel Blogs from Hokitika, New Zealand

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Westport to Lake Mahinapua, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Westport to Lake Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by nicola.carsons

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We are going down the West Coast of New Zealand which has a diverse series of landscapes. About 40 000 people live down the coast. A short drive from town is Cape Foulwind and Tauranga Bay where we walked to one of New Zealand's largest seal colonies. ...

Lake Mahinapua- `Tight and Bright`, Mananui, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua- `Tight and Bright`

A travel blog entry by bussi

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Endlich mal wieder gut ausgeschlafen und ausgeruht ging es schliesslich frueh von westport weiter...diesmal mit traumhaften Wetter, das perfekt passte fuer die tollen Scenic Walks, die uns an der Westkueste bevorstanden! Schwer in Worten zu ...

hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

hokitika

A travel blog entry by sunflower11

visited the franz joseph ...

Day 13 Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Day 13 Hokitika

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue

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... rain. Actuality - sunshine all day with occasional cloud! Fantastic! Full breakfast this morning. A rare treat! 18 mile trip to Hokitika Gorge! Well worth it! Crystal clear waters, a rope bridge over it and millions of sandflies. There is a monument ...

New Zealand South Island, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand South Island

A travel blog entry by nathanc99

Sat 8th March Hokitika Wild Foods Festival 2008! People flock from all over the country to this small coastal town to get smashed and taste 'exotic' (think bush tucka trials) foods. We arrived at about 10.30am by 11.30am the majority of the locals were ...

Arthur's Pass, Hokitika & Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Arthur's Pass

A travel blog entry by hockers19

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Apr 26, 2011, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Apr 26, 2011

A travel blog entry by jeast

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Murchinson to Hokitika Roadtrip, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Murchinson to Hokitika Roadtrip

A travel blog entry by m155gkv

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... shower again on the campsite, I didn't have to worry about using too much water. We are off to do the longest swing bridge in New Zealand, it isn’t too far from here and then we will go to pankaiki to do a walk… Laters xx We drove to Buller ...

Hokitika Wildfoods Festival, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika Wildfoods Festival

A travel blog entry by foreignx

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... not be envious of them at all! We went to an oceanfront hotel for dinner.....several people there in their costumes and the party was just really getting going in town as we headed back to our B&B at 9:45...another big night (for them!) in Hokitika! ...

Another Unique Kiwi Experience!, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Another Unique Kiwi Experience!

A travel blog entry by sherrig

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... of the trail (some of the Day 4 part). It was wonderful, through old mining/tram trails in the woods, nice and cool, quiet and green!! The Hokitika Sand and Driftwood Festival had just taken place, so neat driftwood "sculptures" on the beach.   ...

update, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

update

A travel blog entry by orphanboy

Tuesday What have we done since last entry?  We left Hanmer and drove back towards Christchurch but skirting the city on our journey to Banks Peninsular, our destination was Akoroa.  Banks Peninsular was formed by volcanic action and the ...

West coast cruising, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

West coast cruising

A travel blog entry by lou-and-ian

... the rocks forcing water through a number of blowholes. We passed through Greymouth as there wasn't much there before stopping off in Hokitika. The town is very quaint being based around artsand crafts having quite a bohemian vibe. As the sun set, we sat ...

HuHu Grubs Galore!, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

HuHu Grubs Galore!

A travel blog entry by ashlyn-kalies

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... . (I’m sure my stomach wasn’t too happy with me, eating everything all in one day.) But I figured that I’m only in New Zealand studying abroad once…and how cool would it be if I could go back and say I ate all of these crazy things ...

Four seasons in one day, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Four seasons in one day

A travel blog entry by barbaramorse9

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... but it's a gem of a town, full of art and interesting places to eat - we've had 2 of the best meals in New Zealand here in Hokitika. We had a real downpour last night and thought we would have to look for indoor places to visit, but we wake up to glorious ...

Kiwi experience - Poo Pub!, Tainui, New Zealand travel blog

Kiwi experience - Poo Pub!

A travel blog entry by fayeandreg

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... been looking forward to this stop as many people had told us about the legendary pub owner, Les, who is the oldest pulican in New Zealand. Unfortunately, Les had recently suffered a heart attack so was in hospital-the guy is like 80 years old! We had a ...

Lake Mahinapua Hotel, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua Hotel

A travel blog entry by markc123

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Night out at Lake Mahinapua Hotel - Beach Party ...

Anything beginning with 'P', Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Anything beginning with 'P'

A travel blog entry by cindy.thompson

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... ones dragging themselves along were so cute. At the lunch stop I grab a pie which has become a staple of my diet since being in New Zealand. Looks like the Brits brought over the best of what we had to offer back in the day! The next stop is to get fancy ...

auf zu den kiwis, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

auf zu den kiwis

A travel blog entry by aileenwerner

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... ich immer arbeiten muss, wenn alle andern ausgehen, aber naja, ich komm dann halt nach. gestern sind jarrad und ich auf nach hokitika, um die kueche fuer sein neues haus auszusuchen :) haben auch was cooles gefunden und dann ging es ab zu den kiwis :) ...

Day 2: Reality Bites, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Day 2: Reality Bites

A travel blog entry by carmarmax

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... the coast the entire ride with mountains glaring at us from the distance. Mom and I just had to stop and laugh sometimes because New Zealand is the only country I've ever been to that melds so many different climate zones together. On our left was a ...

The New Zealand West Coast, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

The New Zealand West Coast

A travel blog entry by baron_family

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The drive over from Christchurch was spectacular.  We found this little beach town.  It was late Saturday afternoon and most shops were already closed.  We found a nice little cafe for snack and coffee.  Katrhyn and I walked on the ...

Lake Mahinapua, Lake mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by ishiller

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Arts & Crafts, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Arts & Crafts

A travel blog entry by tem

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... cave. I told my friends very excited about my bone carving so we were very keen on going to a jade carving workshop. In Hokitika we found "Bonz n Stonz" where we ended up doing jade carving. After we finished our art we baptised our work, celebrated our ...

Petite session orpaillage a Ross, Ross, New Zealand travel blog

Petite session orpaillage a Ross

A travel blog entry by soulraziel

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l'on continu tjrs sur la west coast  , direction Ross , une petit ville perdu , ou etait installé une importante mine d'or , ojourdhui , il y a encore une grosse activité orifere dans la ville , et  il y a aussi une petite riviere ou l'on ...

First video attempt. Hope it works., Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

First video attempt. Hope it works.

A travel blog entry by mansfield13

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 Driving here is Formula One with smaller lanes and torrential rains. ...

ohhhhhhhh, Lake Mahinaka, New Zealand travel blog

ohhhhhhhh

A travel blog entry by craig-and-ann

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scary stop off on kiwi bus... on some crazy man's place... we had to dress up as something our 1st name begins with... Alco=ann Clown=craig Junkie=Jonathan we drank... partied and slept in nasty ...

12/05/2010 Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

12/05/2010 Hokitika

A travel blog entry by vanzyl101

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... cake where I discovered biltong and bought 3 packs, to start off with. Things are looking good already! Stopped in the town Hokitika and stayed in a backpackers called Birdsong. Very nice with a big fire place. Met a German girl and went for something ...

Opět na cestách, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Opět na cestách

A travel blog entry by epcim

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Hola Hola, tam Adrika a Petr. Pridavame par fotek z poslednich dvou tydnu. Chch-Blenheim-NelsonLakes-Wesport-Karamea-Hokitika. Vic komentare snad ani neni treba, vidite sami :-D. Jak bude cas poslem neco vic. Pa Pa APe ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by blondietaff

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Somewhere to lay our head for the night. Had a fish and chip supper on ther beach.and watched the sunset on the ...

A bit of bad taste, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

A bit of bad taste

A travel blog entry by gibbontravels

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... dress party! Our accommodation this evening was at the famous Lake Mahinapua Hotel, where our host for the evening was Les Lisle, New Zealand's oldest publican. Les is a legend.  Says exactly what he thinks and doesn't take any nonsense, quite a ...

Lake Mahinapua, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by helenandadam

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Another long drive but some of my favourite stops along the way. We did a walk around Cape Foulwind to see the Tauranga Bay seal colony. The sea was seriously rough but they were loving it! We also did another walk around the Punakaiki Pancake Rocks and ...

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