Blenheim Palms Motel
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... one to fall like a drunken sailor into the mouse poo dusted twin bunkbeds with no covers kind of way. But we had brought the best of our Marlborough wine tour bottles with us and the moon was full so we toasted our adventure and had a beautiful evening before settling into our Camp Sacajawea bunks for the night.
Easter morning dawned cloudy and cool and we had the cooked breakfast which included homemade sausage and ...
... somewhere that we would have visited without it being recommended but we thoroughly enjoyed it and Tim even managed to get a silly picture in one of the coats that they have for you to wear when visiting the museum in the winter!
As we always try to do something however small to help whoever gives us a free bed for the night we took up the responsibility of giving Mack his afternoon walk down at the river, this had the ...
... of sandy coves, of deep inlets, bush-covered sandstone islets. We stopped for a swim in a beautiful little cove, climbing down rocks between tree ferns and flax bushes onto the sand and into the clear warm (ish) water. Native bush, Tree Ferns, Cabbage Trees, Manuka and Kanuka, Flax, lined the gravel road, which wound around and around and up and down, stomach churning drops spotted through gaps as we drove through. We eventually made it right out to the DOC camp at the ...
... on the open golden plains. The only available facilities were small portaloo toilets filled with Mosquito's. Therefore despite the mountain views we decided to forgo the 12 dollar fee for sleeping on a patch of grass. I assumed that the security would be similar to Australia, meaning it was non existent, but the moment we closed the van doors I was disturbed by an almighty banging on the van windows. I thought initially that the Gestapo had turned up, for the banging ...
... find a beautiful sandy beach. The TOP 10 Holiday Parks are found throughout the south island with a variety of holiday accommodations including cabins and camper facilities. This one is as big as the beach and accommodates hundreds of beach lovers. Today there were just a few other visitors so everyone had a huge space to park their camper. In three weeks this place will be overflowing with vacationers enjoying the beach for Christmas!
We spent the late afternoon walking ...