Anchor Inn Motel

208 The Esplanade, Kaikoura, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Kaikoura

Whale watching and sealife

A travel blog entry by 5edwards on May 31, 2014

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Woke up to a lovely sunny day in Kaikoura. Clear blue skies and no wind, barely a breeze, which is just bliss for us Wellingtonians!

Whale Watch Kaikoura's headquarters is a great set up. They have a great spot on the beach with boardwalk along the edge of the sand. Kids found the beach volleyball court and entertained themselves while …

Day 4

A travel blog entry by ozbuckleys on May 10, 2014

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I woke at 7 am. We had a cup of tea. I walked out to the lake. Majestic. Given the night I had... this was more than welcomed. I wanted nothing more to do with this place, so, by 7:30, we were on the road and taking photos galore. We stopped at Geraldine at a stunning little brewery for breakfast. They had deer. And a Buck with huge antlers! The …


A travel blog entry by milos.f on Jul 26, 2014

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... let you take a picture of, but never get too close as they warn you by howl and showing their teeth.

We would have loved to stay here much longer, but Maroš bought us rugby tickets for the same day. We left Kaikoura with a promise to stop here once again and went to see the Crusaders to beat Sharks and get into final!

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Free Willy

A travel blog entry by lyndsey-martin on Mar 02, 2014

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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 ...

Hot hot hot

A travel blog entry by johnnym on Feb 18, 2014

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... rather than over several hours, so decided at 5.30 that it wasn't quite so boiling hot and that I would go and see if the 5k I'd found some evidence of was actually on. Searching for it brought up lots of different pages, but none were conclusive, offering info on 2011 or 2012's events, until I found a local sporting events page on which the dates matched up. Starting on Tues 4th feb-that's definitely this year. And I'd spotted the Lobster Pot Inn on ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsAnchor Inn Motel Kaikoura

    Reviewed by ozbuckleys

    Lovely hosts clean and generously sized rooms

    Reviewed May 9, 2014
    by (5 reviews) , Australia Flag of Australia

    The room was rather large. We appointed. With a magnificent view of the bay and snow capped mountains.

    The view from room 10
    Kaikoura, New Zealand

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Anchor Inn Motel Kaikoura

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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    The view from room 10
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