Owaka Lodge Motel
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... loved being up in the clouds looking down at the splendour below. We finished our day with yet another DOC camp site for the night, only this time opting for one slightly further out than “Rick’s” in the hope of a free night. The next morning we awoke to 3 loud bangs on the camper door… the sheriff had got us again. Well played Rick, well played.
Today We Learnt:
There are no free camps on Ricks watch
... must be a little warped. But we spent 45 min going through the bus and the "Fine Acts of Junk" outside pushing buttons and turning cranks to see what would happen. What a fun place, especially on a dreary day.
We got to Purakaunui Falls just before 1:00 and spent 15 min walking out to the falls and back. They were very pretty but too darn big to fit in the whole thing in the picture.
We had planned to skip Cathedral Caves because low ...
... you can sometimes see penguins, seals, dolphins and whales but we weren't so lucky this time! We did manage to check out the fossilised trees at the putrefied forest at Curio bay. Then it was a 45 minute walk to the amazing McLean falls before arriving in Owaka (and stumbling across Teapot land, a collection of 802 teapots!!). We spent the night in the peaceful Pounawea on the coast. On Tuesday we drove straight to Jack's Bay for an hour walk to a blowhole- it was amazing- ...
... we passed very slowly, not wanting to cause an international incident! Finding the B&B was no problem at all it is on Main Street, which is the road that we we drove into Owaka on. It is also the road that we would drive along to leave Owaka. The owner helped us in with our luggage and showed us our room. He then encouraged us to make e most of our brief stay in the. Catkins by recommending that we visit Cathedral Caves which is about 35 minutes drive away. ...
... other tourist stop overs. I was getting pretty tired though after 237km so I found a campsite just outside Owaka, in a place called Pounawea - this name means 'where the waters meet'. The campground has a lake, a river and the sea in that order, plus a sand bar across the lake, green hills across the river, and a forest on two sides of the campground. The first night I stayed in the tent. I woke up cold and tired. I ...