Travel Blogs from Hokitika, New Zealand

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Westport Beach-->Punakaiki-->Mahinapua, Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Westport Beach-->Punakaiki-->Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by shilts

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After the long cycle ride, I was glad to return back to the hostel to find the next days bus had arrived. I managed 3 days on a small bus - but decided to catch the next one as I missed all the friends that I had made on this bus. first headed to the ...

Going through Goldsborough, Goldsborough, New Zealand travel blog

Going through Goldsborough

A travel blog entry by greatbigsummer2

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... ) it was peaceful. Oh well they only bothered us when the food was out and as one of our favourite birds, we forgive them.   From here we head to Hokitika, accommodation is all booked so should be smooth sailing     ...

Hokitikakakakakaaka, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitikakakakakaaka

A travel blog entry by alex.wauman

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Vandaag van Greymouth naar Hokitika gereden en daar weeral eens de belangerijkse/mooiste dingen bezocht. Niet veel zin om te typen dus vooral wat foto`s ! Morgen richting de gletsjers voor 2 ...

Oh, But There's More!, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Oh, But There's More!

A travel blog entry by orianapacker

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... on the glacier and then going to the glacial hot pools, my mom and I didn't pass out as expected once we arrived in Hokitika.  Exhausted, we instead walked down to Sunset Point and snacked on crackers as we watched the sun go down, covering the ...

Icicle queen, Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers, New Zealand travel blog

Icicle queen

A travel blog entry by simona

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We drove to Franz Josef glacier and then walked up to it. In comparison with El Calafate it was left a little sad. Perhaps we were seeing it in its most unfortunate light, it was pouring with rain and cloudy. Nonetheless in itself it was quite impressive ...

Lake Kaniere, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Kaniere

A travel blog entry by tai_and_sarah

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... . It was so much fun and we were all buzzing as we got the boat out of the lake and headed off to a nearby town of hokitika to grab some lunch before headed back to Christchurch. Hokitika is a small little place on the coast with a high street lined with ...

The coastal road from Westport to Hokitika......, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

The coastal road from Westport to Hokitika......

A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen

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... to be our stop over for tonight but having talked to some people we met during the day they all suggested to move further down to Hokitika. So here we are at the Shining Star holiday camp! A nice 20 min stroll along the beach, watching the sunset took us ...

Franz Joseph and Fox Glaziers, Fox Glazier, New Zealand travel blog

Franz Joseph and Fox Glaziers

A travel blog entry by eoinmccarthy

10

... off so got the bus the 25kms down to Fox Glazier and checked in the Ivory towers Hostel. There was lots more things to do in New Zealand but I was sick and tried of rushing and decided to chill out and rest here for a few days and enjoy the ...

Westland coast, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Westland coast

A travel blog entry by esteban

6

After leaving James in Queenstown we drove over to the West Coast and northwards to reach Hokitika. Seems like we're always on the road at the moment, but most of the things to see are spaced apart and because there's so little traffic it's an easy ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by heatherandmarc

3

... see the sun set on the west coast as well! It was well worth it, and now we are the proud owners of our own unique design, that we hand crafted in New Zealand Jade. We finally tore ourselves away and headed south along the west coast to the ...

The Poo Pub, Ruatapu, New Zealand travel blog

The Poo Pub

A travel blog entry by stephanddave

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Another early start as we set off to leave Westport for Lake Mahinapua with a long drive back down the state highway, this time along the rugged Tasman Shoreline. Firstly we stopped for a fresh morning walk at Cape Foulwind where we could follow the ...

Wild West, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Wild West

A travel blog entry by mercerballs

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... caused by weathering and the soft rocks. We motored on to Greymouth and beyond to the small town of Hokitika - famous for its jade. After an excellent dinner at local pub Stumpers (Sally's rack of lamb was extremely generously proportioned) ...

Chirstchurch, Chirstchurch, New Zealand travel blog

Chirstchurch

A travel blog entry by kianlun_irene

We flew to Auckland from here, we arrived rather late in the night and left pretty early the next morning so did not get round to taking any photos. It's a pretty and quaint city - it kinda reminded me of ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by pan_rory

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... , the lake was absolutely beautiful and there was a waterfall nearby which could be reached via a little jungle walk so we kept ourselves amused all afternoon. Back to Hokitika we parked up next to the river for more free camping in a beautiful ...

West Coast and Arthurs Pass, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

West Coast and Arthurs Pass

A travel blog entry by samandtom

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Having completed our half day on the glacier we headed further up the coast to stay at Hokitika to shorten the drive the following day to reunite with the Tilletts in Christchurch. At first I thought there was nothing in the town and this was purely ...

Sunny Hokitika!, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Sunny Hokitika!

A travel blog entry by kiddiekiwi

Another really nice place to ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by toonloon

Hokitika ...

Hungry in Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hungry in Hokitika

A travel blog entry by greatbigsummer2

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... between two regular attendees. All in all it was a great day and at $36 a ticket not bad value. The score for Hokitika (4 x 2) + (3.5 x 2) = 15 Steve declares it his favourite place on the west coast, houses are cheap but it looks like you can only fly ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by johnandlouise

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... a deer & some mountain goats, & John couldn't resist having his picture taken with the sign Pete's Possum Pies. Arrived in Hokitika late afternoon & had the mundane task of going to the supermarket to restock our supplies. It was starting to get late ...

It's raining cats and dogs, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

It's raining cats and dogs

A travel blog entry by jacobius

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... seinem Namen wahrlich alle Ehre. Wir sind dann abends auf einem Campingplatz in der früheren Goldgräberstadt Hokitika direkt an der Tasrmanischen See gelandet und haben unseren Lachs genossen. Vorher haben wir unseren Tank wieder mit ...

Unvergleichlich: die Pancake Rocks, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Unvergleichlich: die Pancake Rocks

A travel blog entry by jacobius

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... ücken konnten - ein gelungener Tagesauftakt. Nachdem wir unseren Blog aktualisiert hatten, sind wir in die Stadtmitte von Hokitika gefahren, um uns die alte Goldgräberstadt anzuschauen. Irgendwie erinnerte sie uns an eine Westernstadt, mit den ...

Glow worms, Bed Bugs, and the One Who Got Away, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Glow worms, Bed Bugs, and the One Who Got Away

A travel blog entry by kscottw

Blair and I have had a few long days and decided it was time for a break. The town we chose was Hokitika.Blair and I have had a few long days and decided it was time for a break.  The town we chose was Hokitika.  It was a very cool town to ...

Franz Josef - Hokitika - Return to Ch-Ch, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Franz Josef - Hokitika - Return to Ch-Ch

A travel blog entry by marchy

... pie each. It was off the special 'road kill menu' that suggested 'You kill 'em, we'll grill 'em'. Hokitika is the place to buy New Zealand crafts and jewellery, particularly the green jade. I received a beautiful pendant from Paul, and his parents ...

The Poo Pub, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

The Poo Pub

A travel blog entry by chrislewis7

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We head off down the coast. Scenery spectacular. The West Coast Road that stretches 435kms along the rugged Tasman shoreline. The road winds through diverse landscapes, the Southern Alps, the rain forest the rugged coast. We stop at Cape Foulwind seal ...

Where on earth are we gunna stay?, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Where on earth are we gunna stay?

A travel blog entry by pinklady27

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... . We took the opportunity to have a scenic drive and take in the Dorothy Falls, Lake Kaniere, the Kowhitirangi incident memorial and Hokitika gorge. We returned to the sea front in time for sunset and enjoyed once again a meal with a view, although ...

Wild West on a big ass bus (flying kiwi), Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Wild West on a big ass bus (flying kiwi)

A travel blog entry by jenandjeffmilum

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... movies of men jumping on top of deer from helicopters. - The longer than anticipated stop at the quirky town of Hokitika best known for its pretty beach and "wild food weekend" featuring mountain oysters and possum prepared twenty ways. - Chilling ...

Pancake Rocks and Arthur's Pass, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Pancake Rocks and Arthur's Pass

A travel blog entry by ajbatty

Compelling ourselves to dismantle the bed and set out exploring despite another drizzly morning, we drove first to Punakaiki - little more than a carpark and visitor centre on the main SH6 south. The drive along the coast was wet, beleak and wild, but ...

May 28, 2014, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

May 28, 2014

A travel blog entry by dittouf

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Jade Empire, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Jade Empire

A travel blog entry by benihnio

5

... Shakira, and Neil, my travelling companions for the last week. We had had many good times cruising along the mountain roads of New Zealand blasting out some classic tunes on the stereo. Most notably Queen, and of course getting him hooked on the next big ...

A Brief stop at Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

A Brief stop at Hokitika

A travel blog entry by hannahandnug

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 Up and heading 2wards Abel Tasman.   We Stopped in Hokitika on the way through We went to the Cheese and Deli For a Chicken and Mushroom Pie and went into the National Kiwi Centre where we saw, Kiwi's, A Tuartara, Massive Eels, ...

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