Onuku Farm Hostel
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TravelPod Member ReviewsOnuku Farm Hostel Akaroa
Lovely Hostel in peaceful surroundings, comfy beds and the fireplace is in use during cold nights.
They arrange swimming with Hectors Dolphins for a very reasonable price with a friendly skipper.
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We fly out of Christchurch to Auckland on 29/4 to catch the Air NZ flight to San Francisco. Then a few days in Medford, Oregon with Clair and Philippa. On to Phoenix to meet up with Marion. Then we head over to Baltimore to visit Bill and MP(our friends from last years cruise) ...
... which sits unused as there are large cracks on the walls of the stands but again no decision if it should be knocked down or repaired.
After my time in Christchurch I drove to the Banks Penisula and Akaroa to stay with my sister-in-law’s cousin. French settlers arrived in Akaroa and their legacy are the street names ‘Rue …………’ A lovely town, which is being used a cruise ship stopover since the earthquake, so the tourist industry ...
... around Milford Sound with someone who counts James Cook as an ancestor. We were told on the cruise the previous day that Captain Cook missed Milford Sound despite sailing past it twice. Apparently he just didn't spot the entrance. In the end it was discovered by someone from Wales who named it after his hometown of Milford Haven.
In hindsight it might have been better to have avoided the cruise and have came here just to do the kayak trip. The cruise was ...
A beautiful morning with great views across Akoroa harbour. First things first, we needed to pack, then it was off around the peninsula to Lyttleton where we had lunch. I had not appreciated that the town had been hit hard by the earthquakes and lost much of its historic buildings. So lots of construction. Then on to return our motorhome about 2.30, Once established in our hotel we visited the Antarctic Centre. Lots of info about ...
... t believe it. Within ten minutes we couldn't hear ourselves think with the noise of the rain, thunder and hailstones, and the lightening was amazing.
Too knackered to cook much tonight. Just mixed some sour cream, natural yoghurt and herbs together, chucked in a tin of salmon, mixed that through some pasta, and called it dinner.
Taking our tired bones off to bed - wish we had ear plugs.