Awatuna Homestead

9 Stafford Road, Awatuna, Hokitika, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Hokitika

The westcoast

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka


... to the kiwi winter.

in the afternoon we got to our main destination that was the Hokitika Gorge which is famous for it's blue water. The colour of the water ranges from grey, brown, green, deep blue or turquoise so we were hoping it will not by the first two options because of the heavy rains but we were again in luck and the gorge welcomed us with it stunning turquoise colour.

Trying to See the Mountains Through the Fog

A travel blog entry by mdod


... where the whole river was blue and there was a mountain range in the distance.

We arrived at Lake Matheson Motel around 6 PM. We had a nice room with king size bed and whirlpool tub. They only gave 50 Mb of Zenbu wifi and it still wasn’t working well. We went to dinner at the Last Kitchen and Wayne finally got his lamb dinner. I normally avoid whirlpool baths because they waste so much water but I decided I needed a long hot bath to ease my sorrows. ...

The coastal road from Westport to Hokitika......

A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen


... down to Hokitika. So here we are at the Shining Star holiday camp! A nice 20 min stroll along the beach, watching the sunset took us into town where we went for a meal. And very good it was too, so we recommend 'stampers' the 'summit' brew beer and the Pinot Gris wine....... The campsite is opposite a glow worm dell which although it was no way like our previous experience of glow worms in the Waitomo caves on North Island, it was a ...

Transition time

A travel blog entry by debdewalt


... super convenient. I had a great dinner, enjoyed watching locals play pool while I uploaded a movie to my mini and with glass of wine in hand, went back up to my little spot and called it a night. I was still missing the camaraderie of my travel mates but I had come a long way to,getting my solo traveling feet wet again. Rain and big wind came in over night so my hoped for day of hiking was out of the question. I decided to pick up the rail as it went through and ...

Day 12 Hokitika.

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue


... mentioned in the book, the Quayside, Weld Street, Seaview etc. Also went to museum- lots of pictures of old gold diggers and a room dedicated to Jade (the green stuff, not the "celebrity" ). Called pounamu in Maori. On the beach, artistic innovative people have made statues out of driftwood. Very clever! Monkfish for tea tonight. Favourite fish! Met a surgeon ...

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This hotel, located on 9 Stafford Road, Awatuna, Hokitika, is near Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve.
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