Okiwa Bay Lodge
Travel Blogs from Picton
Started out quite early from Wellington and reached Picton about midday. They say that the ride into Picton is really pretty, but unfortunately the mists had descended and it was once again totally overcast for most of the day. So you couldn't really see much from the ferry unfortunately. ...
... put to use with live entertainment from time to time.
Takaka itself appears to be a hive of artists with many galleries, panoramic murals on many external walls and beautiful hanging baskets along both sides of the street.
The wind never abated all day which made driving the big van on the mountainous roads hard work for Russ. Driving up the peninsular even in the ...
... Just look at the map to appreciate the miriad of channels and islands around here. We hope to ride or hike or kayak some of it.
Tuesday 18h February
The focus for the day was sorting out what we going to do for the next 2 weeks. We came up with the outline of a plan and managed to hire a car to be picked up Wednesday evening and reurned to Christchurch on Monday ...
... everyone was laughing at them). One girl had to find her virginity because someone stole it. It was hilarious watching her discreetly asking some of the guys around us where they put it and even beating one guy up after he played into it by telling her it was in his room and she couldn't have it back. One girl had to find her bellybutton after the show, because all of the air inside her was coming out and she needed her bellybutton to plug the air hole. Very entertaining night. ...
... a 4 day hike through the Queen Charlotte Track.
Yesterday we finalized our accommodations along the track and booked our luggage transfer as well. They seem to be very well organized with companies (we chose Cougar Line) to take us by boat to the beginning of of the track at Ship Cove. After they drop us off they take our luggage to our first accommodation along the track. When we get there all of our ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking