TripAdvisor Reviews Tokarahi Homestead South Island
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... minutes later, the penguins started swimming back to shore. The guide told us that they gather about 500m offshore and come home in groups of about 30. We saw about 150 penguins climbing up the rocks, between 2 grumpy fur seals, and waddling into their nesting boxes. As we were leaving the colony, the penguins were making a lot of noise (they’re very sociable) so we listened out for where they were hiding. We spotted a few on the rocks, in and ...
... town. Just like the engravings done in a tree trunk and put up by the harbour. We were alone for dinner tonight, but all was left out for us to cook up. Some ham steaks, handmade chips, peas and pineapple. Friday: Jobs for us today was to weed the veggie patch, and some other areas of the garden. The garden was fine as it was large stuff, the veg patch wasn't so much fun as it was just very small weeds, well nettles. So not only did it kill your back but you got stung all the ...
... 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 ...
... experience. Riverstone is owned and run by Bevan Smith - a noted Kiwi chef - and his wife. They moved back to NZ to raise their family, and opened a restaurant/shop on their family land. The focus is on locally produced food, served in a family friendly restaurant. Great playground out back, in amongst the gardens teeming with fresh produce. Doug had the daily special John Dory, Davis had a chicken curry, and Natalie fish and chips. ...
... animals), made their way onto the beach, up a stony ramp, and crossed into the Colony...we saw 102 penguins.
In the morning, just woke up on the hill and having a fantastic view of the harbour, sea and dolphins.
Mateo, obviously was super excited with all the animal watching around. Tere and me as well, ja, ja.
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