Travel Blogs from Kairuru
... norm here, which is attractive to me. The town itself consists basically of one main street, which is peppered with organic cafes, shops with responsibly sourced and/or locally produced commodities, and art studios. All kinds of local art and handicrafts can be found in every nook and corner here. Painters, sculptors, weavers, photographers, jewelers, carvers – you name it, Takaka’s got them all. This town seriously overflows with creativity. It is also ...
... nearby. It’s localised though – the next beach in either direction is white. There’s barely anyone here, maybe a couple of dozen people. This is a stopping point on the big Abel Tasman hiking route, which takes between three and five days depending on your start and end points. There’s a few hikers here awaiting a lift back to civilisation via the water taxi that stops here a few times a day. We feel a little lazy as we enjoy lunch and a ...
... sunburn weather. After having a look around the newish hut, we carried on to the lakes. A wander around Lake Sylvester and Little Sylvester, but not enough time or energy to go up to Iron Lake.
Wandered back to the car, had a look around Lake Cobb / Cobb Dam, then drove to the head of the lake for a look at Mytton's ...
... Suzie noticed the scenery looked strangely familiar...like we've been here before. Jody agreed. Grace was walking ahead and once Suzie and Jody realized that they had hiked all the way back to Maharau, they started to laugh uncontrollably and waited for Grace to realize that we had gone back to where we started instead of the complete opposite direction of where the aqua taxi was to pick us up. Grace turned around to look at Suzie and Jody and ...
... to pass through. The other issue is with our Milford Sound booking on January 14th. We had to pre-book that which we did before we even left for NZ. We leave from Te Anau which is by Queenstown which is 13 hours from where we currently are. We have to be in Queenstown on Jan.12 to drop off some valuables with friends of the family and do a load of laundry. On the 13th we will then drive an hour and a half to near where we catch a bus the next morning ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool