Drifters Inn Hanmer Springs
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The bed was comfortable. The spa a bit manky, but we tubbed in it anyway. The open fire was comforting.
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I didn't want to leave. It was too beautiful. But all good things... We went in to town to invest in some gifts for the kiddies that we'd seen in a shop window the night before. A pair of sox was a hefty $60 so I looked but didn't touch. We went to Starbucks for the obligatory travel mug. (There isn't a Hard Rock Cafe which was disappointing.) We …
... are not bothered too much. We were also very fortunate to see the much more rare Yellow -eyed Penguin on the property both nights, a larger bird, she was about 60-70cm tall, compared to the White Flippered Penguins which are about 30-35cms tall (they are some of the smallest on the planet).
Yesterday we were honored to have the very very rare sighting of Orca Whales right in the bay. Ryan and Dave were playing catch (yes even baseball is alive and well here in ...
... you have many years in a row of 15 17-year-olds in one small space, it will not be the tidiest place in the world. The room does have a panini press and a microwave, but most of the couches are pretty destroyed. One had some legs break off a few day after we got there, so we just broke the rest of the legs off and put it on the counter. Ingenuity at it's finest. Enjoy the pictures.
... of tea. Kids enjoyed the Superbowl and slides as well as all the many different pools. Pity we still have a 2 hour drive home and can't just hop back to our motel.
Still, Cameron keen for more activity, so found him some clay pigeon shooting. I chose to spend an hour wandering around instead, just time enough to buy something from Wild South. ...
... already paid upfront we are given vouchers & a very kind lady there squeezes us on the 10.30 slot – result!!!!
Quick film briefing & safety procedures talk & the bus picks us up for a short trip to South Bay to catch the boat. There’s a bit of a swell & a few passengers are obviously feeling a bit queasy already. There’s a helicopter up & flying that spots whales ...