High Street Living Motel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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I head to the train station, take the shuttle bus, then get to the ferry terminal where I'm told there's a 90 minute delay. But hey they put on free tea and coffee for us.
Eventually we're on the move, and the first hour across the strait isn't pleasant. However once we're in the sounds we glide along without any movement, through the most amazing ...
... waters to seethe and eddy. We walked to the lookout to take pictures and also saw a weka, the most common flightless native, a little like a kiwi but with shorter beak and not so shy! We also came across another famous dolphin, this one called Pelorus Jack, The White Dolphin of French Pass, who would meet ships and travel in their bow wake, first seen in 1888, and a frequent visitor for 30 years. He, like ...
... the sound to Picton. Our apartment in Picton is divine: fantastic views from the deck over the harbour, we are across the road from the boat wharf. Our arrival only marred when Paul and Carmel leave some groceries at the ferry terminal. But we are cheered by yummy fish and chips with local wines for dinner. Ready for our later departure at 10 am ...
... endangered and various islands around New Zealand represent their best hope of survival in the wild,
Some of the islands are off limits but you can visit Motuara Island. Apparently some bright spark had the idea that Motuara Island could be used to raise goats and, like many of the islands land clearing was undertaken. However, there is only one natural water source on the island and it is a tiny pool. So goat raising didn't work very well and the ...
... of Shiraz to come with the Pizza.
The next day, we had to continue our trip and Mike brought us back to Te Mahia to continue with our hike. The last part of another 12km was easy to go and we arrived Anakiwa around noon. After another good cup of coffee, the water taxi picked us up and brought us back to Picton.
This trip with all the people we met and all the places we got a chance to stay was definitively the highlight of my New Zealand trip so far.