Bad Jelly Backpackers

Address: 11 Churchill St, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7300, New Zealand | Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsBad Jelly Backpackers Kaikoura

Reviewed by tokitz

Nice comfy beds, a bit noisy at nights

Reviewed Jan 4, 2014
by (2 reviews) Hamburg , Germany Flag of Germany

Nice Backpacker, has everything you need incl. free washing machine. Directly at SH1 so can be a bit noisy at nights.

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Reviewed by kyliejoe

awesome little gem!

Reviewed Feb 28, 2013
by (16 reviews) Barrow-in-Furness , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

love love love this place, with double bed, only 6rooms, all lovely and homely, home made hot bread provided, hot tub, and sofa swing in the garden and free tea and coffee ....and $60 per night, what more would you want!!!!!!!

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TripAdvisor Reviews Bad Jelly Backpackers Kaikoura

3.50 of 5 stars Very Good

Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

The Forest in the Clouds

A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Mar 14, 2015

11 photos

... of the field, a stile took us into the forrest, a thin strip of mixed vegetation between cattle fields. It seems that, with the exception of the paths, this area of the countryside is left to fend for itself. As we climbed higher, we found ourselves walking into the cloud layer hugging the mountains at a certain altitude. Down on the coast, the sun was shining. The forrest was very damp. Although it was raining a little, it seemed as though ...

Holy Beautiful New Zealand

A travel blog entry by stephschlittler on Feb 20, 2015

9 photos

... Excuse me sir. Have you met my husband? No? Oh well let me tell you we need a fan or air conditioned. The man kicks out so much heat the place may burn down." The upside might be that if I sleep in the sauna of a room I may wake a size two. Cheers to sound sleep! We went and explored the area. We went and saw the Seal colony and watched the tide come in. We decided that we would make dinner. That means hit ...


A travel blog entry by simpt on Feb 07, 2015

3 photos

... trying to keep an eye out in case you spot a shark, only a 1.5 meter long spear gun can save you, luckily I was attached to mine like it was superglued! Swimming down into the weeds trying to spot big fish to shoot was an experience, however we also went for the holes in the rocks which was a bit scary in case a big eel came outside of them, but we were mainly looking for 'crayfish' a delicacy in most places, can sell them for a fortune! This is one of the best places ...

Whale watching

A travel blog entry by graemea on Jan 24, 2015

1 comment, 16 photos

... to the beach. A bit too cold for our liking.

Our main purpose for a trip to Kaikoura was for a Sperm Whale spotting trip. There are a few younger male Sperm Whales living locally in the bay, trying to put on enough weight and size to impress the female pods in the Hawaiian waters. We were lucky enough to catch up with two different whales, then our boat headed for a group of rocks with juvenile fur seals and the shallower water which ...

Whale watching - WOW - The whale way station

A travel blog entry by davidcanham on Dec 27, 2014

11 photos

... Designed specially for whale watching, it is a modern catamaran are equipped with engines that minimise underwater noise. Hamilton jet units are used on the vessel for propulsion and are quieter for the marine mammals compared with other forms of vessel propulsion, they also have an internal propeller so the risk of a propeller strike with marine mammals is completely eliminated. We boarded the ship and were told to stay in the cabin until told otherwise. ...

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