Hydrangea Cottages

Main Rd, Punakaiki, South Island, 7873, New Zealand | Ranch
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Travel Blogs from Punakaiki

Day 158 24.06.14

A travel blog entry by daryl-sophie14


... registration is ETU303 (so after Samuel Eto'o of course). The mileage read 225881 (we aim to keep track of how many Km's we drive). At first we drove around and got lost as we struggled to get our bearings but after 10 minutes or so we eventually made it onto Route 73 heading to the west coast! The scenery all along the roads is amazing, after about half an hour of being on the road we could see the Southern alps in the distance! Wow! The view was mind ...


A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock


... a rival tribe was coming through the town so the villagers packed up and left and all that was left over was food scraps in the oven so the town is actually called in Maori foods scraps in oven! How ridiculous! To break up the journey we stopped off at a seal colony and watch them from a viewing platform where they were frolicking around but mostly sleeping in the sun, once we arrived to ...

The Wild West Coast

A travel blog entry by mdod


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After exiting the tunnel we walked back toward the highway and crossed under the highway bridge. On the other side, we noticed an opening down to the right, toward the water so we went down there but it was just a small, dead-end cave. We climbed back up under the bridge and took the wooden stairway at the end up to the street level. Basically, we did all that to cross the highway. Then we walked in the grass a short way, cut through a gap in ...

Westport Beach Bonfire

A travel blog entry by lpringle


... the lake and mountains, but I almost bottled it when I saw the HUGE eels under the pontoon (see photo!!). We got to Westport and checked into our hostel and had a stormer getting an amazing ten bed suite for our 'kiwi family' of 10. The room has 5 bunks, 2 sofas p, a tv, a fire place, a kitchen and a bathroom! Safe to say we were very pleased with ourselves! In the evening our new bus driver, ...

Day 14 near Westport

A travel blog entry by stuartandsue


... us and Trains! I really do not know what I should have done if a train had been coming towards us or coming behind us but we had to travel some 300 yards up the rails! Having said that, the train that travels along the line only goes at about 10mph but pulls about 1000 tonnes! En route was Greymouth, (Colin's favourite city). Quite large and industrialised. Stopped off at Punakaiki in the Paraoa National park ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHydrangea Cottages Punakaiki

    Reviewed by kurzzeit.kiwi

    Silence and comfort everywhere

    Reviewed Dec 14, 2011
    by (3 reviews) Buxtehude , Germany Flag of Germany

    beautiful and peaceful cottages with a beautiful atmosphere and very kind hosts. Definetely again

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

    Reviewed by yts

    Prachtig uitzicht

    Reviewed Dec 24, 2008
    by (29 reviews) , Netherlands Flag of Netherlands

    Prachtig uitzicht en zonondergangen aan de West kust van het Zuidereiland. Heerlijk cottage van alle gemakken voorzien.

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

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hydrangea Cottages Punakaiki

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding