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    • Arthurs Pass

      Christchurch Dec 31, 2016 at 4:59 AM

      Firstly thanks for all the helpful info. Major change of plans decided to fly from Auckland to Christchurch rather than take the ferry

      Is it possible in a day to drive from Christchurch via Arthurs Pass to Greymouth - a friend who is married to a Kiwi laughed at the idea yet Google maps makes it 151 miles which would make it doable even on mountain roads given that we started early. Likewise I've been warned that the roads around Fox & Franz Joseph Glaciers are liable to close if there is heavy rain. In blunt terms is this scaremongering - equally a hol is for relaxing so we don't want stress

      All info much appreciated and I'm sorry for bothering VTs but I know the advice given is always top notch

      Many thanks

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      Nins Bin - Beverage selection

      by Cabernetman Online Now Dec 29, 2010 at 3:41 PM

      Anyone here knows what sort of drinks to they sell at Nins Bin (if any). Would not mind some beer or wine to go with my crayfish and wondered if I have to BYO.

      4 Answers Jan 5, 2011 at 6:54 PM
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      whale watch and seals

      by frog_duh Online Now Apr 8, 2009 at 7:36 PM


      Anyone knows if the whale watch is near where the fur seals are? walkable?

      Not very keen on joining a day tour, thinking of exploring by ourselves but we are not driving (would probably take the train or coach).


      p/s: thanks for all the replies to my other qns in the NZ forum... u guys are great!! :)

      2 Answers Apr 9, 2009 at 3:46 AM
    • dj

      by ikir Online Now Dec 5, 2007 at 2:39 AM

      kia ora was wondering if anyone knows what the name of the dj was playing at the strawberry tree seafest weekend? would love to find out how to gwet in contact with them as i realy enjoyed ther music and would love to c them agen in my bar

    • which dolphin swim?

      by anitafiona Online Now Apr 2, 2006 at 10:56 AM

      Any one have any thoughts on which operator in kaikoura is better please?

      3 Answers Apr 8, 2009 at 11:25 PM
    • Diving in Kaikoura

      by KlausR Online Now Jul 26, 2005 at 6:23 AM


      any experiences with diving in Kaikoura??



      2 Answers Aug 14, 2005 at 7:11 AM
    • Kaikoura in May?

      by lady_jess Online Now Mar 23, 2004 at 5:15 PM

      Hi, I was wondering if anyone can tell me about whether Kaikoura is a decent destination the first week of May? I don't know what kind of activities are still available at that time of year, but I am interested in swimming w/ dolphins or seals or whale watching or something along those lines...

      4 Answers Sep 14, 2004 at 7:01 PM