Awatuna Homestead

9 Stafford Road, Awatuna, Hokitika, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 9 Stafford Road, Awatuna, Hokitika, is near Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve.
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    Travel Blogs from Hokitika

    The westcoast

    A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka on Jun 08, 2014

    47 photos

    we had to leave the hotel at 10 am so we grabbed a quick breakfast, shot few last pick of the franz josef glacier that was not covered by clouds this time, i packet our 4 backpack for the gazillionth time and off we were on the road again.

    we left the glacier valley behind and we were heading further north along the west coast towards Greymouth where we would stay for one ...

    Trying to See the Mountains Through the Fog

    A travel blog entry by mdod on Apr 11, 2014

    16 photos

    ... out of the river to the left (old bridge?) but that didn’t seem like the big photo op. We saw a gravel trail marked with a toilet and a hiker symbol to the left of the building so we followed that but it dead-ended at a shed type building just past the toilets. Then we followed the river bank for a while and didn’t see any better view. I told Wayne there must be some pretty mountains behind those clouds. When we got home I looked it up and ...

    Pancake rocks and Hokitika

    A travel blog entry by cathirving on Mar 31, 2014

    ... crafty town - we saw glass blowing, jade carving and stone painting. We also visited the national kiwi centre and saw some kiwis! They also had fresh water eels (apparently the largest in NZ) which James fed cow's heart to, yuck! One of the best bits of the day was discovering a homemade fudge shop. Safe to say we stayed in there a while sampling and even went back again on Tuesday for more! Our day ended watching the sunset, the first one we've seen over a ...

    "Hokitika, tell me what's wrong"

    A travel blog entry by barbaramorse9 on Feb 21, 2014

    4 comments, 5 photos

    ... sure about tomorrow. Gordon's turn to blog and he moans he gets the boring stuff. Well just up the road is the famous Sock Museum. I can feel a visit coming on.....

    Thanks for all the comments and emails. It makes us feel closer to home, which is really nice. I'll try to respond to some of the comments. Colin, we did try and look at the stars in Kaikoura, but it was too cloudy. We'll keep trying. Sue, the Cathedral Square in Christchurch was ...

    Transition time

    A travel blog entry by debdewalt on Feb 17, 2014


    ... its own. The village of Arthur's Pass is a tiny hamlet consisting of the NP building, a store, hostel, cafe and the hotel (?!) where I stayed. Plenty of short and longer day hikes to,choose from. I fit in a few hours of hiking, checked in to my room, made a cup,of tea and took a wonderful nap. I have been pretty tired the last few days and it felt so very, very good to just curl up and a very random 3 pm. The local pub was on the first floor of my lodge ...