Kingsgate Hotel Brydone Oamaru

115 Thames St., Oamaru, South Island, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Oamaru

Meant to be an easy day. but another tough slog

A travel blog entry by johnrennienz

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Not the best start to the day, Vicki had a puncture; the inner had simply worn out. Poor John, I made myself scarce.

Very cold start to the day and both of us sluggish, but committed to the trip to Oamaru. Lots of hills……….., then more hills, then the cycle trail by pass was so slow to cycle on and so steep, made the …

Its all Balls really

A travel blog entry by geoffandpaula

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Happy Birthday Paula!
We were told that balls may play a part in out journey to Oamaru, what we didn't realise just how big. Let us explain. On a beach at Moeraki there are these large almost perfectly spherical spheres of stone that measure anything up to a metre across. They were created in the same way a pearl is in an oyster. A pebble, …

All this way for a little penguin

A travel blog entry by herewegoagain

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We woke up to cloudy, overcast skies. The beautiful weather of the past two days was history! We enjoyed a delicious full cooked breakfast and chatted with the other guests at TreLawn Place. It was a very pleasant way to start the day. Today our destination was Oamaru where we would visit the Blue Penguin Colony in time to see them come home after …

Week 4: On the South Island East Coast

A travel blog entry by epbrody

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... our backpack the last time we were here. We took an inland drive to around ell and Geraldine! and we're confronted with the huge dairy operations and irrigation systems we had been hearing about. It is great controversy here. On through Temuka, and Timaru to a nice, quiet motel in Waimate. A steak, sweet potato, and salad dinner cooked by yours truly, and tomorrow we will be off to meet Anne and. Michael Goldman in Oamaru.
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Road trip day 1

A travel blog entry by philg

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... marched out, no doubt protesting their innocence. What followed really defies words. The penguins come in rafts quacking like ducks. Once they land they preen and cool down and struggle up the slope...obviously the butch males go rock hopping but most use the ramp and then they either run at full pelt or stop and pose just in front of you before making their way to their nest boxes to feed their chicks. For those of you that watched BBC's Spy in the Huddle will know what I mean when ...

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This 3 star hotel is located on 115 Thames St., Oamaru.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsKingsgate Hotel Brydone Oamaru

    Reviewed by johnrennienz

    Heaven

    Reviewed Dec 17, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    One of the top 5 hotel rooms we've ever stayed in. Huge amount of space and much needed spa bath after 306.6 kms of cycling

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Kingsgate Hotel Brydone Oamaru

    3.50 of 5 stars Very Good