Monthly Archives: August 2015

White baiting Southland Style

White baiting starts earlier on the East Coast than the West Coast so it was really cool taking a drive out in the country on our recent visit down south to come across the hopefuls out on the river. I … Continue reading

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Mountain biking Bluff Hill, Southland

I’m not bluffing (sorry!) when I say the riding at Bluff is a must do. The local mountain bike club have made the most of the forestry area heading up the infamous Bluff Hill with a network of trails. Almost … Continue reading

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Dunedin Street Art – a Walk Around Dunedin City

On a recent visit to Dunedin our friends recommended a walk around the city streets to check out the street art. This is one of my favourites as I’m sure I recognise some of these people!  lol This is all … Continue reading

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Biking on the Straight and Narrow…..

Out on our bikes at the weekend making the most of the gorgeous weather. Beautiful start along the Mahinapua Walkway just south of Hokitika. This is going to be part of the West Coast Wilderness Trail.  Gorgeous scenery and lots … Continue reading

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In Search of Penguins – Fiordland Crested Penguin

On our recent trip to Bruce Bay we took the opportunity to try our luck to see some Fiordland Crested Penguin.  It is their breeding season so the male is sitting on the eggs while the female is out fishing. … Continue reading

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Winter Sunset walk Bruce Bay to Jacobs River

Climb every mountain, swim every sea…… well ok so we’re not going to be doing that but we love seeing our mountains and definitely aim to walk as many beaches along the West Coast as we possibly can. Bruce Bay … Continue reading

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Atmospheric Beach Walk – Nine Mile Beach

So when the weather is a little stormy, perhaps a tad overcast, misty, windy or wet To try to lift the spirits of our guests we like to introduce them to a new word to help them describe the conditions…… … Continue reading

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