Owaka Lodge Motel

12 Ryley St, Owaka, The Catlins, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $85.00

Travel Blogs from Owaka

Doubtful Sound and Owaka

A travel blog entry by siestabrigid


Tues 7th Feb.... trip on Doubtful Sound We got up early and headed off to catch the boat on Lake Manapouri. The cost of the day trip was NZ$215 each, booked with Real Journeys - well worth it. It was a fine morning but not sunny - however, it was not raining so that was good news. There were quite a few people on the boat - about 50 in total - all …

The Walking Dead

A travel blog entry by handytravels


... to hang around the town this time around, instead preferring to explore the nearby mountain ranges where it was near impossible not to come across a scene from lord of the rings. However, upon our arrival at our DOC campsite for the night, it would not be a character from lord of the rings that would greet us, but a dead ringer for Rick Grimes from the walking dead. Like a true sheriff, Rick kept us on the straight and narrow, and ensured that we paid ...

Buzzed by an albatross

A travel blog entry by suebar

... cruise passengers. The small boat was really nice since there were only eight of us on it and so no jostling for position to see wildlife. The boat was equipped with binoculars and heavy duty waterproof coats if you were to need them and as on the. Black Cat the day before we were given a commentary. We were told that the day was just right to observe the albatross. There are apparently many birds who have returned to the nesting site who will have been out at ...

Day 26 - Nugget Point and Surat Bay (70 miles)

A travel blog entry by dewdsontour


... the track we saw fur seals playing on the waters edge. We had a lunch break back at the car park with cliff top views. We then travelled to our site and pitched up a few metres from the beach with views across the bay. We walked along the pristine beach and stumbled across a Hooker sealion having an afternoon snooze! They are one of the rarest sea lions and this is one of two places where they breed on ...

Seeking the Yellow-eyed Penguin

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth


... return to their nest. They are also one of the rarest penguins in the world. So seeing even one would be a real treat. Shortly after 7pm, we walked from our camp site over to the bay. Access to the shore is provided by a set of stairs. We stopped on the last landing, waiting for any penguins to appear. Twenty minutes later, we were tempted to leave. Glad we stayed. We suddenly saw people pointing their cameras. There out on the rocks was a ...

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