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TravelPod Member ReviewsWillowbank Motel Kaikoura
This motel is showing its age and looks very tired, but it still is reasonable with it cleanliness and comfort. The WiFi is offered but does not reach all its rooms.
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Up early this morning to catch the ferry to the South Island, it was the same process as the spirit, took just as long to board and there was nothing to do on there for 2.5 hours. There was a playground on board but apparently, a major incident had happened the day before that was horrific and had to be investigated.... Yes.... We felt safe. Lewy …
... as there was a slightly better view from there. Although we could only see it's back on the surface of the water it was still huge! It just lay in the water so calm and still. We watched it for a while, then it started to duck under the water a little. It came back up for its final breath then began to dive underwater, flipping its tail in the air. It was amazing to watch. We then climbed back downstairs inside the vessel and off we went ...
... Male blending in with the rock in front of an cave like entrance I had overlooked made me aware of his presence and I quickly retreated and left him alone but not before taking a couple Pictures of course. Entering the Blenheim Area the Landscape changes agin with an wide open Valley famous for its good Wine Production Facility's. This Region produces about 60 % of total NZ Wine production. It is ...
... had to head back.
Back on land we headed off in search of a mystery crayfish shack on the beach we’d heard about. It is still a mystery though as we found no sign of one. We did however find a lot of seals that we were able to get close to for pictures.
Eventually we chose a chippy in town for lunch to try the famous crayfish and some king prawns. The crayfish wasn’t very nice and the prawns had ...
In Kaikoura angekommen informierten wir uns über die Möglichkeiten was es alles in der Stadt zu erleben gibt. Wir entschieden uns für eine Walbeobachtung aus der Luft, die wir für den nächsten Morgen buchten. Ich buchte zusätzlich noch eine Tour um mit den kleinen, süßen Dusky Delfinen zu schwimmen. Am Nachmittag fuhren wir zu dem 20minuten entfernten Ohau Fluss. Ein 10 minütiger Wanderweg brachte ...