Tag Archives: West Coast walks

Blackball – Discovering Hidden Treasures

Totally felt like we should be in an Indiana Jones movie on our latest adventure of discovery “A Lost World Uncovered”……. We had headed to Blackball – little mining town inland from Greymouth at the base of the Paparoa mountains.  … Continue reading

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Fungi Hunting – Coal Creek Falls Walk

Come on says Stephen lets take a meander on the Coal Creek walk and see if there is any fungi left. Thinking we’re being rather optimistic given the drop in temperature of late we weren’t holding much hope for finding … Continue reading

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A Walk up the 10 Mile Valley

A walk up the 10 mile valley is not be confused with a 10 mile walk……. ok, so seriously who would confuse the two – not me lol After a bit of a stormy night (heavy rain, gale force winds, … Continue reading

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Lake Ellery Track, Haast

Lake Ellery Track is signposted just inland off the Jacksons Bay Road, turning off after crossing the bridge across the Arawhata River and following an unsealed road for around 3kms. It is an easy walk through native beech forest following … Continue reading

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Misty Walk – 10 Mile Valley

Hard to beat a walk up the 10 mile valley on a misty day My husband is a star and got most of the cleaning done early so we had some time to get out in the fresh air. After … Continue reading

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Cape Foulwind Walkway in the Morning Sunshine

Cape Foulwind Walkway just south of Westport would have to be one of the premiere coastal walks on the West Coast. It is a wonderful track winding its way along the cliff tops of Cape Foulwind and affording some of … Continue reading

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10 Mile Valley Walk, A History of Coal

10 mile valley is a walk of contrasts in both history and beautiful scenery. On our latest walk it was also a contrast with the weather – started with sunshine then some drizzly rain was thrown in, cold wind, changed … Continue reading

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Klondyke Routes – Klondyke Valley Walk

Ouch! Stop pinching me. Well you said you need pinched when we go exploring here on the West Coast, well here we are another exploration another stunning wow adventure in the wilderness……… Guess I need to watch what I say … Continue reading

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Roberts Point Track – an Insane Walk in the Wilderness

Sometimes I feel I just need to pinch myself  – is this really where I’m lucky enough to live! No need to jump on a plane to other parts of the world or even travel to other parts of our … Continue reading

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Canoe Creek Walk, Lake Kaniere

Talk about a short walk that really packs a punch.  Canoe Creek bush walk is a beauty. A beauty in many senses of the word – beautiful lush bush, beautiful trail, and a beauty as in a great walk. It … Continue reading

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