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We caught the ferry on time and the journey was around 3 hours. We were told to expect rough seas, but it was as smooth as anything. We went straight to the i-centre to see our options for the Queen Charlotte Trail. It seemed we could do part of the walk and get our bags dropped off, enabling us to walk with day packs only. This meant if the knee was ok it made it possible to start walking again! We set off to Whatamango Bay DOC campsite to see if I ...
Woke to text message from Will if Driftwood tours at 6.30am saying it was a lovely calm day for kayaking so at 7.30am Nia & Helen were kitted up with life jackets & were shortly in the water. Accompanied by Vics the dog and led by Will Parsons we kayaked down the river passing white herons, royal spoonbills, gannets, pied and little, black swans, terns.. to name a ...
Left Nelson for our trip to Picton. We are staying in a nice B&B in Picton. Our trip to Picton as has been the case previously the trip was an awe inspiring vista of beauty. Our first stop for coffee and scones was at Polerous River. From the cafe you cross the road to a pedestrian walkway on the ...
... all the winery's just closing so were out of luck. None the less we saw the vineyards of Cloudy Bay, Wither Hills, and Marlborough Bay stretching as far as you could see as the sun was setting. Arrived back in Picton starving but found that the restaurants were pretty busy. A few beers instead and we eventually found a nice little French restaurant called Le Cafe with only a handful of items on the menu which was ...
... even saw a stingray swimming around the boats in the harbour. However, we've discovered the one potential disadvantage of the site...... All transport seems to centre aroundq the ferry arrivals and departures, and they go in the middle of the night too. So, just before ferry time, trucks, trains, cars, Motorhomes etc are arriving down the road and similarly leaving when it's docked. The place is deathly quiet the rest of the time, so we'll see what tonight ...
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