Owaka Lodge Motel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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Travel Blogs from Owaka
... Robert Burns's son! Dating to the 1860s, it is about as old as they get in NZ. We had a fabulous chat with Kate over a drink and were reluctant to tear ourselves away when it was time to hit the road again. Our drive was a simple one and we were soon into the Catlins, a small national park on the South Island's south coast, arriving at Surat Bay comfortably before sunenset. We were shown to our pitch by a woman whose son is called Ben Mulhollland. Fancy ...
Florence Hill Lookout and a walk to Purakaunui Falls completed the day, apart from a drive to our DOC campsite at Purakaunui Bay, another stunner in the middle of nowhere! We settled in then went for a walk over the beach and rocks and back via our resident sea lion, another one too sleepy ...
... flippers would allow them. Their poor exhausted parents brought them back up the beach and right in front of the rope proceeded to regurgitate fish and feed them. What an amazing experience. He babies were not happy with the speed at which they were getting their fish and decided to have an almighty scrap kung fu kicking each other and flapping their little wings for all they were worth. It literally brought tears to my eyes to be so close to such ...
Woke up just after 6 this morning to Skype Scarlet (& grandma & Grandad). After a very nice chat we took the opportunity to get up and go for a stroll along the beach and watched the magnificent sunrise out across the bay. Having had to be out of the car park by 8am we trundled our way along the scenic coastal route and decided to keep going south and explore a little of the Catlins region recommended as a great place for nature lovers. First ...
... them as there was no other way round! Our next stop was at Curio bay, a location we were most looking forward to due to its guidebook promises of sea lions, seals, and even dolphins. Hannah was in ecstasy at the thought of frolicking along this beach front, seals and sea lions larking around, dolphins leaping out of glistening water. . If only reality matched her fantasy. As it happens, the dolphins had departed due to the colder months and the ...