Monthly Archives: July 2015

Sunset Beach walk – Rapahoe Beach

Remember that 500 kms of coastline I mentioned in an earlier blog……… This time we are at 7 mile beach or better known locally as Rapahoe beach, just 2 miles south of us. This is possibly the boys favourite beach, … Continue reading

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Winter in Franz Josef

Just back from a lovely couple of nights down in the South Westland village of Franz Josef, the township for the Franz Josef glacier. Lots of fresh snow on the mountains.  We had beautiful crisp clear winter days for exploring … Continue reading

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A Winter Beach Walk – 8 Mile Beach

ooh hard to beat a walk on the beach with the sun shining and not a cloud in the sky yes this is winter on the West Coast and it is beautiful! We’ve ventured just down the road to the … Continue reading

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Wheels Go Round in Winter Wonderland – Larrys Creek, Reefton

Nothing like some fresh air to help you get a good nights sleep and on our latest winter adventure “fresh” air was something we had in abundance. Reefton was our port of call – and if someone asks me what … Continue reading

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Duffys Creek, Rahau Saddle

Up the creek without a paddle – Duffys Creek in the Rahau Saddle.  Ok, so I won’t give up my day job at this stage but it does rhyme! Duffys Creek was our latest little adventure and yes it can … Continue reading

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Rarotonga – Visit to an Island Paradise

Many of our guests at Breakers finish their NZ holiday with a few days at the Cook Islands.  I like to call this the holiday at the end of the holiday – time to slow down and relax before heading … Continue reading

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