In which Miles returns to the Ohau Stream Waterfall to find a baby seal playground. You can view the full gallery of 24 pictures below. To view on imgur, click here. I found the Ohau Stream Waterfall to be a magical place when I visited in February. But everyone visits this place for the seal … Continue reading Ohau Stream Waterfall pool is baby seal daycare!
In which Miles meets more seals, and walks to Ohau Stream Waterfall in hopes of seeing still more playful pups. You can view the full gallery of 15 pictures below. To view them on imgur, click here. Ohau Seal Colony Just before arriving in Kakikoura, when approaching from the north along highway 1, visitors are greeted … Continue reading Ohau Seal Colony & Ohau Stream Walkway
The Ohau Point New Zealand Fur Seal Colony on the Pacific Coast just north of Kaikoura was destroyed by a landslide in the recent earthquake, and it seems likely that my favorite spot in all of New Zealand, the Ohau Stream Waterfall, was destroyed as well. It is likely some seals were killed in the … Continue reading My favorite spot in New Zealand was likely destroyed in the recent earthquakes
In which Miles reflects on a summer on the South Island. New Zealand’s South Island offers stunning scenery of all kinds, from mountains, lakes and rivers to rugged coastlines and ocean views and endless beaches. But I agree with a fellow traveler from Taiwan who said “The best is meet the wild animals!” Wildlife New … Continue reading The South Island
In which Miles reaches the southernmost and westernmost city in New Zealand, and one of the southernmost cities in the world, weighs his options, and heads north. The Catlins Coast I based my exploration of The Catlins Coast on the advice of fellow tourists I met at the campground in Dunedin. One German girl had … Continue reading Northbound