Waves On The Esplanade Kaikoura

78 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7301, New Zealand | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

New Zealand South Island Part 1

A travel blog entry by 2014-rtw-pands


What a busy last few days we have had! We started our kiwi experience on Friday 14th February and have already seen so much! Our first driver, Scottie, was a little crazy! We got picked up bright and early and drove down to Kaikoura, town famous for whale and dolphin watching. As we are returning here we thought we would get people's feedback on …

Day 12 - The long drive...

A travel blog entry by custrdcar


We drove from Queenstown to Kaikoura today, stopping by Mt. Cook on the way. Mt. Cook is the tallest mountain in New Zealand and although it was relatively clear at the entrance of the park surrounding it, by the time we reached the  top it was a full on blizzard. This caused us not to be able to see Mt. Cook, but as Erin said, "You win some, …

Majestic displays of aquatic mammalian tomfoolery*

A travel blog entry by cleavers

In order to be able to fit everything in, we needed to get up early...which some of us found easier than others :-) With a wary glance at the cloudy skies, we headed to the Whale Watch offices for our 7.15am check in. Fortunately, the tour was going ahead but we were warned that there was a heavy swell, therefore the sea sickness indicator was ' …

Springing in Sulphur

A travel blog entry by cleavers

Upon arrival at my motel in Christchurch, I promptly decided to organize. I spent Thursday night unpacking and re-packing all my stuff in preparation for my last few days...and it hit me then that this trip is coming to and end. And I really, really don't want it to.

Not to be disheartened, bright and early on Friday morning I loaded my …

A whale of a...TAIL

A travel blog entry by hollynjym


Last night Jym decided to go smoke before heading to bed and was gone over an hour! He finally returned to say he had found a bar down the street that had a band and he was going to go back. I swear he just wanders off all the time. Frankly I am amazed he found his way back! So he left and when he returned again he was drunk and threw up. Yes it …

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