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Pancake Rocks and Blowholes – a Rock n Roll Day in Punakaiki

With a full moon of late and wonderfully huge swells and tides we headed up to Punakaiki to check out the blowhole action at the Pancake Rock walk. It was a drizzly start to the morning but not particularly cold … Continue reading

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Okarito – 3 mile lagoon beach walk

ok so don’t hold me to this but Okarito is possibly one of my favourite places on the West Coast.  I know what you’re thinking, didn’t you say that about Reefton – no wait Granity or was it Cape Foulwind … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Pipe – Surfers Paradise at Breakers

Let’s go surfing now, everybody surfing now, come on a safari with me, da, da, da da da da da……. Cobden tiphead, Blaketown tiphead, Bright Street, beach breaks at Rapahoe, Nine Mile, 13 Mile and 14 mile (Sinclair’s) – wow … Continue reading

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The Great Coast Road Drive

The Great Coast Road drive between Greymouth and Westport is voted one of the top ten coastal drives in the world by Lonely Planet.  Here at Breakers we are lucky enough to be situated right at the start and even … Continue reading

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Westport – the Riveria of the South

Stephen took a drive around Westport yesterday and visited many of the beaches on the gorgeous part of the West Coast. First off out to Carters Beach south of Westport.  Beautiful stretch of sandy beach. He then followed these guys … Continue reading

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A weekend at Breakers

Aaaahhhh another weekend at Breakers – now not to be confused with “A weekend at Bernie’s”!!! Stunning spring weather – actually felt a little more like summer at some parts of the day.  Definitely shorts and t-shirt material for much … Continue reading

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