Today was amazing! Nat has always wanted to swim with dolphins and we were recommend to swim with them in Kaikoura by her friend Hina who recently visited NZ. After calling up only a few days ago, we were lucky to get an 08:30 spot after being on the waiting list. On arrival we were given a very thick 10mm wetsuit and all our extra gear, shown quite a funny safety briefing video and taken on a bus 5 minutes down to the South Bay. It can usually take anywhere bet...
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Woke up expecting a boiling hot day! Nat quickly changed out of her shorts and into her hoodie as it was actually a bit cooler than we first thought... We headed straight off north hoping to have a look around Kaikōura before getting some whale watching in! Kaikoura is on the east coast and attracts big sea life due to a very deep water trench that runs up to Wellington including penguins, seals and 19 metre sperm whales. The town itself is a bit tired but fai...