Lobster Inn Motor Lodge

115 Beach Road, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 9999, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $38.00

Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

Kaikora - 30/1/09 - 1/2/09

A travel blog entry by peacock49

For our trip from Christchurch to Kaikoura, we were Relocation Agents!!! A lot of the car hire places like you to relocate cars to various places, if required, and all you have to pay for is the petrol, but you need to ask them - so we did and got a car to take to Picton, and they were happy for us to use it to go to Kaikoura and stay there for the …

Oh hell. 1st test.

A travel blog entry by dave_and_si


First Test. Oh Christ. It's hard to imagine how anything else could have gone wrong. Jade Stadium is a bit of a kharsi. The New Zealand infatuation with buildings made of crinkly tin reaches its zenith in its stadia. The Cake Tin in Wellington probably has more tin, but Christchurch has gone for a unique approach, arranging theirs to collect the …


A travel blog entry by edandkate


... over 500m away however when our third sighting decided rest time was over and waved goodbye with his tale from the distance. As a result the engine was slowed and we headed back in land hoping to spot a little Hector Dolphins. We saw a couple but they were very nippy and quite shy so we only just glimpsed them. Our time on the water was running out so we began to head back to the port but on route spotted yet another sperm whale chilling out on the ...


A travel blog entry by laura_schofield


... our vegetable curry (meat was too expensive). As we did the Swiss guy from our room, who had been out fishing during the day, suggested a trade. If we have him some curry we could have some fish. We happily agreed! The red cod he provided us with was so delicious and it doesn't get much fresher then that. We then sat up learning to play backgammon and how to shuffle cards with one hard (failing at the latter)! Then ours beds were calling us ready for the next day of ...


A travel blog entry by clagolzo


... act getting up close to the shore without smashing into the rocks or another boat, and also not getting swept back out to sea suddenly! All the while there were lots of people who had just come to the same spot by car, walking right up to the seals and taking great close up photos - it was so ridiculous we laughed a lot about it once we were home and showered and dry again!


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    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent