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 on Feb 16, 2014

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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 …

Making the best of it

A travel blog entry by cheaperthancall on Feb 23, 2014

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... a breeze. What dismantled it all was the one thing out of my control - the weather again! Too windy for the boats to go out, whale trips cancelled with no time to reschedule. To cut to the end of this entry - we made the most of being in Kaikoura anyways and had an ace time. Although it is now 9.30pm and I can now only see 4 people... So today started with a 7am departure. Luckily though the bus driver recognised we would all be knackered and just left us to sleep on ...

Day 139 - Sea Fishing

A travel blog entry by costin on Feb 15, 2014

... the excess with a girl that we got chatting to. She seemed very grateful and even described it as (and I quote) "the best meal that she had eaten whilst travelling". I suppose I'll take that!

The rest of the evening was very relaxed, as I finished the last of the beers from Arrowtown and wrote some of the blog. Tomorrow, we would be waking up at silly o'clock to catch the first ferry back to Wellington. Unfortunately, it had been the only crossing available...
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Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by janeandscott on Feb 02, 2014

2 comments, 15 photos

... through the wine area of Marlborough, the biggest vineyards we've ever seen and down the coast to spend 3 whole nights in Kaikoura. It's famous for whale watching and fur seal spotting, a chilled place lots of backpacker hostels and as usual really ordinary looking cafés/restaurants/bars serving brilliant food. Crayfish is the speciality but all the fish is fantastic. Last night we went to an Indonesian restaurant and had ...

The Ferry to South Island and Kaikoura

A travel blog entry by tony-helen on Jan 23, 2014

1 comment, 12 photos

... The weather was wonderful, considering that yesterday we had strong southerly winds, and the Harbour at Wellington, the Cook Straight, and the Queen Charlotte Sound, leading into Picton, was like a mill pond. Helen was expecting the worst so had taken copious amounts of seasick tablets, which helped her keep her blueberry breakfast muffin down!!! We stopped for lunch at The Store, at Kekerengu where we stopped last time we travelled this road. ...

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