Travel Blogs from Hokitika, New Zealand

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Jade Empire, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Jade Empire

A travel blog entry by benihnio

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... 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, ...

Icy Waters To Fiery Sunsets, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Icy Waters To Fiery Sunsets

A travel blog entry by lj.oz

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... had phone signal and we were able to phone home for Christmas. On the way out of town we spotted a cut off for one of New Zealand’s most famous brewery, Monteith’s. We stopped in here and while having a pint debated on doing the tour. In the ...

It's a Wild World, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

It's a Wild World

A travel blog entry by hick116

... (and back) was half the fun. Let me set the scene: Hokitika is located on the western coast of the southern island of New Zealand, approximately 8 hours away from Dunedin. I was warned before I got there that it's probably the one place in New Zealand ...

Lake Mahinapua, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by benbeckie

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Lake Mahinapua was another stop in the middle of no where down the west cloast which was a themed party night organised by Kiwi. We were not too keen on the idea of dressing up but got into the spirit of it. The theme was binbags and we managed to ...

Hokitika, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Hokitika

A travel blog entry by helium803

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... in een cafe de foto's bijgewerkt op de computer. Als kleine wetenswaardigheid: tijdens de goldrush zijn 42 schepen gestrand bij Hokitika. Dit kwam neer op 1 schip per 6 weken. Elke 10 dagen kwam er een schip in moeilijkheden zonder ernstigere gevolgen. ...

Lake Mahinapua, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua

A travel blog entry by danielbower3

Lake ...

Kleider machen Leute, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Kleider machen Leute

A travel blog entry by echolot

... versteht ihr besser, was ich meine! Unser dritter und letzter Stopp vor unserem Aufenthalt in Lake Mahinapua ist die kleine Minerstadt Hokitika. Hier decken wir uns mit Kostümen und sonstigem Kram für die heute Abend anstehende Kostümparty ein. Motto: ...

Fancy dress time!, Ruatapu, New Zealand travel blog

Fancy dress time!

A travel blog entry by tmcd8

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... which is pretty sweet. It also gave us an opportunity to mingle with the 'newbies' on the bus. So it was nice up meet a few new people. Charlie also climbed on top of a sign here, which informed me that I'm about 17,000km away from home. After this walk ...

Die schönsten 100km, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

Die schönsten 100km

A travel blog entry by 3612251077

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... und Tonmineralien, die durch Wind, Wetter und Wasser unterschiedlich schnell erodieren, ergeben tolle Fotosujets. Die Region um Hokitika ist bekannt für bezaubernde Sonnenuntergänge und auch da werde ich nicht enttäuscht. Ohne lästige Wolken vor ...

population of 57, Otira, New Zealand travel blog

population of 57

A travel blog entry by dna

Otira is a tiny hamlet, (when I say tiny, I mean tiny) nestled in the Mountains of Arthurs Pass National Park, New Zealand.  Originally built as a railway village in 1923, it was once a pretty busy railway settlement with passenger trains, a station ...

Lake Mahinapua og udklaedningsfest, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Mahinapua og udklaedningsfest

A travel blog entry by saucysurferdude

Efterbusturen bliver vi sat af et sted midt ude paa landet, i Bushen. Stedet er gammelt og oede, og bliver bestyret af en 90 aarig mand med graat julemandsfuldskaeg. Fyren her holder hver dag fest for en ny kiwibus, der kommer forbi. Noget han har gjort ...

DAY 399 - PUNAKAIKI TO HOKITIKA - PANCAKES, Hokitika, New Zealand travel blog

DAY 399 - PUNAKAIKI TO HOKITIKA - PANCAKES

A travel blog entry by kangarog

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... 't very well suited to a people facing role in the tourist industry. It's unfortunate that people like her take the shine off New Zealand. In places this is a very stunning country scenery wise but the experience is tainted by people like her and the mad ...

Poo Pub Birthday Night, Lake Mahinapua, New Zealand travel blog

Poo Pub Birthday Night

A travel blog entry by jenmcguire1987

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... basically a jakie old man pub with some dorm rooms outside of it, the old man is Les, at 85 he is the oldest publican in New Zealand! He gets on and delivers the same speach he has been giving for the past 19 years, which is essentially - don't bring in ...

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