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TravelPod Member ReviewsWaikawa Lodge North Island
Southern most point of South Island of New Zealand
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... Hamakua Macadamia nut Factory, we stopped there again and they both bought some nuts.
We went to E Komo Mai for lunch. After lunch, Bill and Linda and I came home while the others went back to the Hilton to see the turtles and dolphins.
That's it for today. We still got some stuff in even though the weather was so bad.
... little information rotunda informed us that Garston was founded in 1862 when gold was found and gradually became a major sheep area as the gold ran out. On the way out of town (?!) Malcolm stopped at a little bridge over the shallow river to show us the big trout that lives there. He said that he and his brothers stop there each year and it is always there. It was! A-mazing!! Knowing that we have no internet at our 'River ...
... to the village to post mail and cash in $ scratchies and buy some more from the winnings....... Lost that. Slow learners. Better to dig up what people have lost at the races. Wednesday Mick drove us along to the local golf course early to go mushrooming. We got heaps. Then it was back to their place for morning tea. Robyn had made some more of her prizewinning cheese scones. Nigel and his wee foxy Missy joined us, he brought a dozen fresh farm eggs and Robyn gave us a dozen ...
... Sound was called Milford Sound after a seal captain who came here from Milford in Pembrokeshire, Wales. When we arrived the weather was even worse. We boarded the boat at 12ish. The visibility was terrible due to the low clouds. It was raining really hard and the winds were getting up to 150mph. It's was a shame as we couldn't really get a complete feel for the area. However, we did get to see some amazing waterfalls. The captain said he hadn't seen some of these waterfalls so full ...
... into the cave we walked over a scaffold walkway (for want of a better term) ducking down as the roof was barely 3 or 4 feet off the ground. Fortunately we came through and into an area where we could stand.
Already, at the start of the cave we saw the odd glowworm. I say saw, we only saw the light emitted from its bum! Tiny little dots of light. We walked further through the caves, completely in the dark other than the guide's torch ...
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