Beachfront Hotel Hokitika
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Mill be able to sit on our verandah and watch the sun set over the beach.
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An early breakfast today as we had to be at the railway station by 08:00 to catch the Tranz-Alpine train from Christchurch to Greymouth on the west coast of South Island. The train was very modern and comfortable with large windows giving great visibility of the scenery. The train had an open carriage designed as a viewing platform and we went to …
Left Christchurch this morning - cloudy with prospect of rain for our drive over the Arthur's Pass. We had the odd shower and are now on the West Coast at Hokitika. Roads were once again very quiet - spectacular scenery and interesting road section especially after we crossed the high point and began the descent to the coast. Our hotel here the is …
... onto the rocks). Sarah looked it up in Lonely Planet and found that there was access to a seal colony and that November/December was when the pups were born. We parked up in the rain and ate lunch. As luck would have it the rain had stopped and we were able to take the 15 minute walk to the viewpoint overlooking the seals. At first they were difficult to make out as they blended in so ...
... Back down to the bus and then a hot shower, over a cup of tea/ coffee we listened to the Charleston Banjoe girls. Onward now to Hokitika. Not before we stopped at Pancake Rocks, which was amazing. And Greymouth to fill up on diesel and food at the supermarket. We pitched up in Shining Star Beachfront Accommodation. Walked to watch the sun go down and had a quick drink in s local bar. A fantastic day ...
... or so. Eventually he brought them over to meet us and it turns out they are from Burpengary and have an older son who attends special olympics just like Harrison. So there we were on the west coast of NZ catching up with people who live on the same side of Brisbane as us. Small world.
Finished off the day with steak on the BBQ and then pikelets with jam and cream - a fitting end to the most amazing of days.
Boys in bed early and time to relax and ...