Ancient Mariner

Address: Corner Waikawa Rd. & Wellington St., Picton, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Corner Waikawa Rd. & Wellington St., Picton, is near Queen Charlotte Track, Marlborough Sounds, Seahorse World Aquarium, and Queen Charlotte Sound.
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Travel Blogs from Picton

Onwards to North island

A travel blog entry by lizlivinglife on Mar 18, 2015

... upside down in the ditch. Some road workers had set up the accident signs and I speculated on whether the driver had survived to tell the tale. The fact we then met some good fifteen minutes later three police cars, a fire engine and an ambulance indicated perhaps that all was not well. However as this was likely the only excitement for a while the police flashing lights was probably just a case of boys and their toys playing fast cars! Let's hope so. Update: Driver walked away with a ...

On the track: not another bloody view!

A travel blog entry by katemc55 on Feb 18, 2015

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... in a delightful garden, we are met by Ann and later John who own the place. Ann's sister lives in Canberra, so it was great to meet her! We decide on dinner there, and settle into our beautiful rooms up the hill. We share kitchen living area with 4 others, and find plenty of space to relax. I take a brief dip in the bay, but the onshore breeze has sprung up and so it's a quick dip to try and wash some of the track dust ...

Every Road Trip has a few bumps

A travel blog entry by smythadventures on Dec 30, 2014

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After an early trip to the Christchurch airport to say good-bye to Ben, we were on our way to the North Island... or so we thought.

I want to brag for a second. I am amazing. I should plan everyone's vacations and road trips. Especially if you want to have fun and save money at the same time. Through my awesomeness I was able to secure our second van rental AND Ferry ticket for the low low price of FREE! That's right; zero, nil, zilch! New Zealand ...

The Sounds - Delivering the mail

A travel blog entry by itchy__feet on Nov 06, 2014

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... haben einige Leute beschlossen Häuser zu bauen, um sich entweder einfach selbst zu ernähren oder Geld mit Muschelfarmen, einer Schafzucht oder mit Touristenunterkünften zu machen. Da auch diese abgeschotteten Häuser Post bekommen, gibt es ein Postboot, welches 3x/Woche Post zu verschiedenen Häusern im Pelorus Sound liefert und damit das Ganze finanziell überhaupt möglich ist, können seit 1918 Touristen beim Ausliefern der Post dabei sein. Da freitags ...

Travel blog. Entry 22. New Zealand part 2

A travel blog entry by sarlexpovend on Oct 23, 2014

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Since my last update our route has continued as follows: Banks peninsular, Arthur's pass, Fox & Franz Josef Glacier, Blackball, west coast, buller gorge, Motueka, Abel Tasman/farewell split, Nelson, French pass, Marlborough Sounds, Blenheim, Picton Our search for penguins ended on a high in Timeru where we saw upwards of 15-20 little blue penguins coming in for the night metres in front of us. The little blue's are about 40 centimetres in height and come to shore after ...

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