Peppers Carrington Resort
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- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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... a bunch of people. I must admit that I was sceptical... during the first hour finding a kiwi seemed like an impossibility and I was laughing at myself for getting robbed of my $25. But then, in the red spotlight beam, I saw a real live in-the-wild kiwi and I changed my tune, "what great value this tour has been!" The kiwi hunting tour group arrived back at the park close to midnight but we were all on a high so the guide took us glow worm spotting and then ...
Early start again to drive the 45 mins to Havelock to join the mailboat that delivers in the Pelorous sound. The first hurdle of the day was finding that the car had a flat battery again! After a frantic ring around for a taxi we got there on time (but somewhat poorer!!) It was the perfect day for the boat trip - blue skies and hardly any wind. The boat delivered ...
... still a bit chilly for shorts & t shirts! Parked in Paihai and walked along the beach to NZ's most historic site, the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. Here on Feb 6 1840, after much discussion, 43 Maori chiefs signed the Treaty of Waitangi with the British Crown; eventually over 500 chiefs signed it. It definitely had the feel of somewhere special and was fascinating to see the ...
... 6 green stars for its environmental energy efficiency and is built into the landscape. As we arrived we could see a large planted mound which housed a children's centre that can accommodate up to100 children. The building is quite extraordinary, even down to a remote sliding window in the staffroom which I personally would love in my kitchen (Julian can you get onto that?). Go to next entry for the rest of this ...
... ones. The beaches are like something out of a posh travel magazine, and we were lucky to enjoy them in the sun. The boat then picked us up from Anchorage bay, which we were told during the height of summer, is one of the most popular bays for boats to anchor down, hence the name! The photos from the walk and cruise are below.
Following the cruise, we sun-bathed but were viciously attacked by sand-flys. We had planned to stay another night in Abel Tasman and voyage to the ...