Chalet Backpackers

296 High Street, Dunedin, South Island, New Zealand | Hostel
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Day 11 - dunedin

A travel blog entry by richieh on May 23, 2014

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... peninsula and drove back towards Dunedin. I visited Tunnel Beach. I walked on the track across private farmland to get there. the beach has a cliff face and I sat there for about 10 minutes and took in the view, I walked up the cliff some more and sat down again. I then turned around and walked back to the track. I got to the track and it started raining, I had to be careful that I didn't slip as it is ...

In Search of Fat, Wooly Sheep in the Sun

A travel blog entry by mdod on Apr 26, 2014

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... and asked if he had any ideas for what we could do. He suggested taking a bus to Santa Monica. We found 3 (volunteer) information desks in the international terminal and all of them were empty but there was some information about buses posted there.

It was really easy and dirt cheap. We took the LAX shuttle bus to Lot C Parking/ City Bus Center to pick up the Big Blue Bus to Santa Monica. And the bus fare was only a dollar per person each way. You ...

Gorgeous gorge and wild wildlife

A travel blog entry by vivford on Feb 23, 2014

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... station - built in 1906 and an incredible restored building with its towers, turrets and minarets and beautiful gardens. the exterior is so large that it was impossible to get the whole frontage in one shot. internally the walls of the foyer have exquisite tiles made for the NZ railway by Royal Doulton and the floor tiles celebrate the steam engine. Upstairs there are stained glass windows showing approaching trains. After all this beauty of the ...

Our first port-of-call in NZ

A travel blog entry by jimandi on Jan 23, 2014

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... small viewing eye slits allowing visitors to move about the habitat without disturbing the penguins who lived in this "safe haven" that had bern provided for them.

We walked thru a section of a trench and were treated with a closeup view of a yellow-eyed penguin chick, only 5 weeks old that was quietly resting in a standing position in an area sheltered from the warm sun. It was only 3 feet away ...

Aussies don't study Kiwi history

A travel blog entry by vayacondios on Jan 20, 2014

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... Maoris & fought with us at Gallipoli. Oh yeah & the Rainbow Warrior.
Hanging out smoking on the rooftop terrace garden allowed a good view of the distant docks and ships in Dunedin harbour. I talked to a pretty bummed out German girl in her early twenties. She had no car, not a lot of money, and a pretty negative attitude unlike most of the Euro backers and older travellers who enjoy life on the road. Both of us tried to suggest things but she always ...

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This hostel, located on 296 High Street, Dunedin, is near Taieri Gorge Railway, Cadbury World, Otago Settlers Museum, and Otago Museum.
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Reviewed by knutsch

Nice

Reviewed Mar 2, 2013
by (6 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

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TripAdvisor Reviews Chalet Backpackers Dunedin

4.00 of 5 stars Excellent