South Beach Motel & Motor Park
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We walked to the nearby seal colony (unfortunately it's slightly too early for the pups to be born) and saw a few seals sunbathing among the rocks. The coastal views were amazing and dramatic. Some Weka birds rushed over to us, hoping to be fed, and got very excited when Dominic unwrapped a plaster!
We visited Punakaiki (pancake rocks) to see …
After now realising that we need a helicopter and pilot's licence, we picked up a bottle of wine, some brie and headed to the banks of Lake Mahinapua.
A lazy morning was had on Saturday as we sieved and culled the hundreds of photos that had been taken the day before, slowly picking out the best ones. We drifted into Hokitika and stocked up on …
Saturday 17th April 2010 Day 38 – Brooklyn/ Greymouth
Woke up to "wake up campers" from our new friend Gareth, bossing us out of bed for a nice leisurely stroll around the surrounding orchards. We grabbed loads of apples, a kiwi and fed some cows before saying our goodbyes and headed to Murchison. The roads to Murchison were …
(Written By Mom) The next morning was sunny and we were off. Going this way was actually a fortunate route, though longer. Ron, the travel agent who planned our route, did not realize we live by the ocean and see it everyday. We traveled through the most beautiful countryside; the hills were green, the mountains topped with snow and it looked like …
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The room was fine, although a little more expensive than we were expecting. Good kitchen area. We expected the internet to be free so weren't happy when told we'd have to pay for it. Apparently the Lonely Planet guide needs updating.
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