After the rains of the last few days it was back to the hinterland to see if the waterfalls were worth a look. After doing the main fall we had a lunch where we were offered to view the river from a person back garden which gave us some beautiful photos that a lot of people would not get. Thanks to Gail. Continue reading Purling Brook Falls
The club visited Lone Pine Sanctuary which I hadn’t visited since the late 80″s. I am impressed by the way that it is set out and the fact that the shows are free. A worth while visit for any family. You will se that I did not take any Koala photos as I will visit this venue again. White Tailed Sea Eagle Wedge Tailed Eagle … Continue reading Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
After the rains we took a visit to the Cedar Creek falls, anyone who has been there knows there are a number of small falls with rock pools scattered in between the falls. There are so many signs saying do not climb or jump from in these areas. I would like to say the stupidity of youth but you will see from the following it … Continue reading Cedar Creek Falls & Canungra Winery River
On Well the last two days were kind to me for the weather and also the venues that I went to. Kaikoura (which was hit by an earthquake in 2016) was an interesting site to visit to see the damage (and repair) to the area, the seabed has been raise up and the effects are quite stunning.. A walk along the beachfront gave a good … Continue reading Kaikoura & Christchurch.
After a couple of wet days in Dunedin it was time to head back to Springfield and a few days more friends. On the way back (even in the wet) I managed a stop at the Moeraki Boulders, which are over 60 million years old. Quite a sight! A night in Springfield saw the next day’s weather improve so off we headed to Arthur’ Pass, … Continue reading Dunedin & Arthur’s Pass
Well having done the Burt Monro day it was time to move on to Dunedin where hopefully I can see more Albatross! An early start fore a meander though the Catlins where there were a couple of water falls on the way. The weather again was not kind and the low clouds obscured what I am sure was some magnificent views. 1st stop was the … Continue reading On to Dunedin