Travel Blogs from Akaroa, New Zealand

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Flipper, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Flipper

A travel blog entry by lucypond

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... hour with 20 hector dolphins who were just so playful. These little guys are the smallest in the world and only found in New Zealand, another endangered species. As such, you weren't allowed to touch them as they had really sensitive skin which can flake ...

Ooo la la!, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Ooo la la!

A travel blog entry by lilyloves

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... the forest adventures, we landed in a lovely little place called Akaroa, about an hour east of Christchurch. Although we didn't stay in Akaroa, we stayed in a place called Onuku up the hill. It was very quirky, no locks on the doors and had outdoor ...

day 4 Organized ride to Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

day 4 Organized ride to Akaroa

A travel blog entry by camprodeo

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Today was spitting rain and damp - sure does not slow down 185+ BSA's!  I have taken some amazing videos of the bikes, I have not been able to download my format to Travelpod yet - still working on that one. Lovely ride over a mountain to the ...

Bank's Peninsula, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Bank's Peninsula

A travel blog entry by dmp3380

update ...

New Zealand---Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand---Akaroa

A travel blog entry by 3bybike

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It's funny, but the more I think and write about the places we cycled through in New Zealand the more I find myself saying, "...hey, this little town looks just like such and such town back home..." Or "...hey, these mountains look just like such and such ...

Campervan and other news, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Campervan and other news

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... the corner. Hoping it'll pass with little cost. Its an automatic and the seats are really comfortable, so the long drive back to Akaroa was a pleasant one, and we're looking forward to it being our portable bed for a while.  Now we're settled in a ...

Sun Feb 4:  LOST IN FRANCE, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Sun Feb 4: LOST IN FRANCE

A travel blog entry by dorotaandsimon

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... life; circumstances changed a little. The British and the maoris signed the treaty of Waitangi, making both islands of New Zealand British colonies. The weary French emigrants therefore sailed into Akaroa harbour only to find a large British flag ...

Snow covered mountains, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Snow covered mountains

A travel blog entry by raj_and_komilla

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Wow! This peninsula is not far from Christchurch, the first thing we noticed driving on the roads here was how quiet it all was and the lush green fields and sheep everywhere! It really was a world apart from Australia. Also, it was very relaxing knowing ...

Swimming with the World's Rarest Dolphins!, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Swimming with the World's Rarest Dolphins!

A travel blog entry by seanspacifica

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... you can swim with. Hectar dolphins are a little over a metre long and they only live off the coast of New Zealand, many of them living in Akaroa harbour.   Akaroa harbour is stunning, there are very few properties around it and the scenery is ...

G 'n R und das Zahnrad, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

G 'n R und das Zahnrad

A travel blog entry by neuseeland2007

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... den vielen Bays) zum Ausspannen und Auskurieren des Hoerschadens. Wir waren bouldern auf super Felsen, haben die Buecherei in Akaroa durchstoebert und sind fast jeder Bucht abgefahren, bis wir stecken geblieben sind - aber das ist eine andere ...

Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by gem_and_sprack

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Hello again, sorry it's been so long but we've packed quite a lot into these few weeks we had in New Zealand! Since i've had all good feedback about the video clips we've made a couple more for you, so you can see what it's like on our holiday!! But ...

Still Alive!!, Akaroa New Zealand, New Zealand travel blog

Still Alive!!

A travel blog entry by apeshape

Hello everybody, just thought id let you all know that im still alive and kicking. Sorry its been so long, no offence meant just been a bit busy. If youve tried to get me on my email and failed it works again now (iamanapeman@hotmail.co.uk) Hope ...

Vive La France, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Vive La France

A travel blog entry by pete-r

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... The bus drive was an hour and a half or more, and hot. We crossed the rim of the crater and descended switchback roads to Akaroa. There was a town fete in progress, with many stalls around the green and two "Big Tops". In the main one a series of circus ...

Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by davidandclare

We spent a couple of days at the 'french' town of Akaroa. I was expecting great things - kir, crepes, baguettes...maybe even foie gras. What we got was a pretty town with lots of french street names and a petanque terrain. We also found some red wine ...

Killing time....the nice way, Banks Penninusula, New Zealand travel blog

Killing time....the nice way

A travel blog entry by mark_lisa_baxby

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... We spent the first day doing a beautiful walk along the coastline including a swim in the sea! We spent the 2nd night in Akaroa camping at Bon Accord hostel which was a small village colonised by the French.  A cute little town with French sounding ...

Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by juliasussams

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... south of Christchurch that is entirely made of old volcanoes that have blown themselves to bits, leaving big hills and lovely scooped bays. Akaroa was the point at which the French landed in NZ, only to find the Brits had beaten them by only a few weeks. ...

The camper van trips begins, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

The camper van trips begins

A travel blog entry by steffen102

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... again - maybe in a new style Yes, long time no update on my blog. It's been a busy but absolutely amazing weeks here in New Zealand so far. I am now about to set over from the South Island to the North Island by ferry. I have already sorted and uploaded ...

Last day in space, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Last day in space

A travel blog entry by beth

Akaroa Lavendar Fields Return ...

Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by benandcally

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It was a terrificly scenic drive here in our mushroom coloured Nissan Sunny rental, as the roads winds its way up and over and down the Banks Peninsula, what was once mistakenly declared an island by Captain James Cook. We set up our tent and though ...

Earthquakes and Drama on the South Island., Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Earthquakes and Drama on the South Island.

A travel blog entry by marcelo.heather

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Akaroa was our second stop in New Zealand and is located on the South Island. Previously the ships used to dock in Lyttelton which is closer to Christchurch. Over the past 2 years the region has suffered from several major earthquakes due to it being part ...

Apr 01, 2010, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Apr 01, 2010

A travel blog entry by dlaunay

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Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by alanandchris

We have spent two days in Akaroa. The Banks peninsular is very scenic and Akaroa boasts a beautiful bay. We have a great view of it from our caravan park cabin. We took a very steep downhill walk to the bay and once down there we found a very nice ...

Farm life pt ll, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Farm life pt ll

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... of old carpet, so its better on the farm with our muddy feet. So not a lot to do before its perfect, just get an air freshner, new duvet and covers, some storage boxes and a camping chair and we're rocking! We might get a new mattress as well but they're ...

Two donkeys a cow and some fluffy slippers, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Two donkeys a cow and some fluffy slippers

A travel blog entry by paulandhannah

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Akaroa - the triumphant return!!, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa - the triumphant return!!

A travel blog entry by rachemurphy

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... , i had two days off - wednesday and thursday... the previous week in work we'd had training for a cruise company that work outa Akaroa and a couplea other places. Myself and Mary decided to go down to Akaroa in my rocking van (Coz it works again now! ...

Bonjour Akaroa!, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Bonjour Akaroa!

A travel blog entry by hikrchick

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... I delivered the mail to the peninsula's Outer Bays. Yup. The peninsula's two mail companies -- private companies contracted with New Zealand Post -- are also scenic tours, and each carries 8 passengers around on their run to see the very rural areas ...

Pigeon Bay and Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Pigeon Bay and Akaroa

A travel blog entry by nick.furmston

Banks ...

Akaroa, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Akaroa

A travel blog entry by worldtwowrights

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... not far from Christchurch. Numerous bays and beaches are dotted around the perimeter but the best part is the town of Akaroa that still has a French feel from the days that the French colonised it not realising that the British had already reached a deal ...

Littlest dolphins!, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

Littlest dolphins!

A travel blog entry by thebirds

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New Zealand in HDR, Akaroa, New Zealand travel blog

New Zealand in HDR

A travel blog entry by life-at-kiwis

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... von dannen :-( Es ist schon ein komisches Gefühl nach so vielen gemeinsamen Erlebnissen nun alleine in dem wunderschönen Akaroa die immer schneller vergehenden Tage zu verleben. Ablenkung verschafft mir mein Job, der mich das gesamte Wochenende sehr ...

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