Kaimata Retreat

297 Cape Saunders Road, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $416.00

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Episode I: The Princess Bride

A travel blog entry by hungrydiplomat


Like all great trilogy exponents, I somehow knew that there would always be a prilogy. Yes, I've coined a new word, of which I'm sure Mr Lucas would be proud. And so let the prelude begin, January 2011... *

Sometimes, no matter how intricate the planning, things go awry. Similarly, when fortune is left to her own device, the most …


A travel blog entry by erotergum


... so I could see everything perfectly and it all looked so pretty. We got to the bus stop, there were a group of Asians that pushed - typical and we eventually got out stuff on board, checked off and hopped on. I expected it to be jam packed with supporters to see the rugby but it was dead. We had the choice of many seats and no one was wearing any supportive team colours. It was a bit bizarre. Surely you wouldn't have headed down to Dunedin that day unless you were going to watch, or ...

Auckland airport

A travel blog entry by johnnym


... and picked up the pavement again near an industrial estate. Only that was a mirage, too, the pavement lasting to take me round a corner to the highway, then becoming a cycle lane. Fine, but it was soon as much hard shoulder as cycle lane, and I was conspicuous, ending up dragging the bag along the grass verge for a few hundred metres before I turn get back onto to quieter streets. Should have stuck with the back street past the warehouses, lesson learned. I made it-about ...

Tartan settlers, and penguins

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin


... and artefacts from generations of Otago settlers, from a small section on Maori settlers 500 years ago, through the gentle trickle of Scots in the early 19th century, to the rush around the time of the growth in whaling, gold mining and so on. The Museum went practically up to the current day, covering Asian immigrants - and artefacts like a turn of the (20th) century tram, motor vehicles from the first half of the last century, to computers, ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... fur seals put in an appearance. Needed to stretch our legs, so found our way out to the east coast side and a good cliff top walk to The Chasm and Lovers Leap and then up to a lookout. Totally different out this side and we found the sun. Wonderful views made up for the scarily narrow gravel roads to get there.

We have come back into Dunedin tonight. We parked up at St Clair beach to have dinner while watching the surfers. Chicken tagine ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on 297 Cape Saunders Road, Dunedin, is near Cadbury World, Otago Settlers Museum, Otago Museum, and Olveston.
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