As an overnight stop between Dunedin and Christchurch, we had planned to spend the night at Lake Tekapo. The youth hostel, it turned out, was idyllically located on the shores of the lake, and we were treated with stunning weather.
Yellow-Eyed Penguins are native to New Zealand. One of the locations where they can be seen is Sandfly Bay, near to Dunedin. There’s a convenient hide not too far from where they nest, and from mid-afternoon onwards they can be seen returning from the sea after a day’s fishing. The only problem is that it is necessary […]