Travellers Den


Meet the irish travellers (& not the 'my big fat gypsy wedding' type). We're looking to invest our time in worthwhile world adventures. Will they be the next best thing to Levi Roots sauce or will they be ridiculous & ludicrous?! (Corny metaphor i know) Join us on our Travellers Den pitch, global side 😊

Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Hokitika November 13th 2012

We booked into a hostel in Hokitika called the singing bird the other night & were the only lodgers which was pretty eerie, not even the owners were staying there but it did give me a good idea for a movie. Went to see the glow worms that night, as I was already a bit freaked from the the hostel situation, standing in the dark waiting for worms to light up made me a bit more on edge. Still alive the following morning we headed off to Hokitika Gorge. We had to walk across a swinging bridge which was pretty cool. The sand flies attacked D and we had to leave. On our way to Franz Joseph we stopped off to do some gold panning. We had illusions that we were going to find some gold ... read more

Oceania November 8th 2012

The Denniston incline was very interesting, it was a remarkable feat of engineering in its time. It is a shame that they don't preserve and endorses its character but it was awesome to stand by the tracks & imagine the process. The view from this old mine & it's history was a worthwhile experience...but drive up there. We're a bit sceptical about the whole town catching fire after the road was formed...Insurance pay out or ligit? Hmm whatcha think Michael Moore?! I've attached a photo of the seal colony. At first glance we couldn't see any but then the rocks it turned into a 'where's Wally' competition. Have a look at the photo & see if you can spot any. We got to see 2 seals charge & baby seals play as well as some ... read more

One of the most amazing places I've ever seen & it was all free..veered off the track down to the beach..white sand, blue water, clear sky & a picturesque landscape you'd loose yourself in. The outdoor NZ culture sculpture gallery at the start of the walking track was again amazing - so to sum it up AMAZING! :o... read more

Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Nelson Region November 7th 2012

This converted church of ales is worth a visit..Tastefully converted with a selection of NZ beers & get this..the staff will order you takeaway delivered to the bar - it did seem to be mainly locals though so we did stick out... read more

Oceania » New Zealand » South Island » Blenheim November 7th 2012

Wee bit of luxury before our hardcore backpacking :) - Worth the visit, 15minute drive from the South Island Ferry dock. One of the most famous family estate wines in NZ... read more

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