Tokarahi Homestead

47 Dip Hill Road, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from South Island

An up and coming wine region...heaven?

A travel blog entry by twodrifters07


... in the suitcase, we hope! Douglas and Jim had a great time yakking about all-things wine and we ended up spending quite a while there!

Worn out from our long day of beer, whisky, cheese, and wine sampling, we decided to find somewhere to overnight in Kurow, so we pulled into the parking lot of the town's Memorial Hall/Community Centre and settled in...what a day!

Oamaru, Penguins everywhere!

A travel blog entry by edsutch


... at this time of night, so they would of come in early. We waited for quite a bit, then finally a bit of movement, so we found a good spot, got the camera ready and waited for them to venture up. This time they had a doc person controlling the area, and making sure people were staying away from them. We had a really good spot, but we were in the way of their line of escape, so we moved over a bit a sat next to a street light. After a long wait, they eventually came out, and where ...

New Zealand - The South Island

A travel blog entry by borthscouse

This is a top pick!

... place of a hole is a basket. The goal is to land the Frisbee in the basket in as few throws as possible. Sounds simple, yes? Ahh but you see, I wasn’t very good. In fact I was bloody awful at it. This activity gave rise to a dark side of me that my friends back home know only too well – my competitive game rage. Owing to the fact I’m generally of a docile, laid back nature, my new chums were understandably ...

Hello Penguins!

A travel blog entry by blaynekate2013


... the rocks, jump onto their feet and run up the hill before the next wave smashes them into the rocks. They then walk up the hill, groom themselves for 5 minutes and continue into the burrow area for the night. It was really good and beats any aquarium hands down. No photos as cameras aren't allowed. After the penguins we head to a well known fish and chip shop. Used to be called Te Bros (duno what it's called now) Blayne's dinner for ...

Let the Tiki Tour Begin! Oamaru and Dunedin.

A travel blog entry by elfordfamily


... t even make it into the Frommers Guide to New Zealand! But we thought the blue penguins were fabulous. The colony has a large viewing platform where visitors go at dusk to wait for the penguins to come ashore after a day of fishing. These adorable penguins are the smallest in the world. Well over 200 of the little guys waddled ashore while we were watching and scurried into their burrows to socialize and ...


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