Westport Spa Motel
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- Laundry facilities (self serve)
- Microwave in room
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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So now I'm up to date from the last week, as it's now the 19th, and is a Sunday! We are now in the city of Westport! We had a late departure today of 11.30, so we all decided last night that we would get up at 9 to do the full walk along the beach and see penguins. But unfortunately, not everybody was up (in other words only was up haha!). But at least everybody got to catch up on their sleep. But it worked out okay anyway, because the four of us ...
... park, a park full of mountains and rainforest surrounded by golden sand beaches. There are plenty of different ways in which to explore the national park from a five day hike through the middle to kayaking around the edge and even a helicopter ride to view it from above. We decided we'd get a taxi boat to the other side of the national park along the coast before kayaking one whole day, camping in a tent overnight and then walking back the second day. So the next ...
... Currently, science is unable to explain their origin. Within the labyrinth of crumbling pancake piles was a blow hole, today managing only the odd salty splutter. The site was a lovely place to spend half an hour away from the road. After about five hours' driving, we finally reached Westport. Being Good Friday, many shops in New Zealand are forbidden from selling alcohol. However, chips are still fair game and we ordered a scoop and a half of them from ...
... of the pier in the water. We got some fantastic pictures. Interestingly there were even some eels hanging our under the pier but seemed pretty harmless. Soon after we moved on all the way to Westport. We wanted to go horse riding on the way but this was fully booked. We also contemplated surfing but it was pretty expensive so back out of any activities for today and signed up to horse ride ...
... to the Denniston Coal Mine which was high up in the hills, for our 'Experience' at 9.30 am. We visited Millerton, an old mining town, which was below Stockton, on the way. It was very run down and the information centre, close to derelict. We arrived in Denniston to get kitted up for our tour. It was an extensive underground coal mine in its hey day and we were to visit the Banbury Mine. We were first taken in front of the Denniston Incline, an extremely ...