Waves On The Esplanade Kaikoura
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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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 …
... you and seen the glorious mountain ranges. On our walk back into the wee town centre we meet some of the girls we're sharing with and stopped off at a wee seafood truck and I got a wee cup of seafood chowder, it was beaut. Saying as it's a bit chilly & we have another early start again tomorrow to head to kaiteriteri a group of us decide to get some snacks and watch a DVD in the common room infront of the wood ...
... on a daily basis. But the atmosphere of where we are amplifies the music and makes it reach deep down in our hearts. We sat around the fire until 1 am when we buried the fire in sand and retreated to the campsite for a museli bar before bed. This was one of the greatest nights I've had in New Zealand. I laughed so hard that my insides hurt; it was the best ab workout that I've had in months! P.S. We're still convinced that Mike from Colorado is Eddie Vedder. ...
... constantly looking over my shoulder. I was a little bit early and already there were about ten people waiting outside. At 6 am sharp, we got ushered inside, got our ticket and were taken into a backroom to get our gear wetsuit, flippers, mask and snorkel. Again: wetsuits are the most uncomfortable things in the world to get into. When I went rafting I couldn't pull it up high enough (those damn massive thighs *sigh*) and two people - one on each side - hoisted up ...
Kaikoura is famed for its whale-watching. This, and the fact that it is broadly half way between central Canterbury and the business end of Marlborough, made it a perfect stop for us.
We checked in to Albatross Backpackers, just around the corner from the main street, and went exploring by foot. News from the i-site was that the whale watching was full for the day, because yesterday's cruises had ...