Curio Bay, Waikawa

#49 of 82 in Outdoors in Southland Region
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  • We saw dolphins riding waves into the beach and rare penguins hopping to and from their nests Beach is not crowded and water is safe. New visitor Centre will be s bonus.  more »
  • The petrified wood is an amazing natural phenomenon to behold and touch... shame that heartless tourists have taken some away with them!!! It is well worth a visit as so unusual and visually stunning ...  more »
  • is a wonderful Bay, where sometimes, if you are lucky, hetor dolphins playing in the waves. on the other side of the camp site (only shot to overnight in curio, the beach becomes Rocky ... but in reality they are petrified trees ... and after some observation you can distinguish good ... at sunset the penguins fall to the nest, the wait is long and cold ... and it is not said that you are okay ... they are only 4 pairs to nest, and sometimes not even show up ... in my case a jellow eyes ... and I feel fortunate. We were the only two on the beach that night ... Although spring ...
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