Seal Colony, New Zealand

The Kaikoura Peninsula is home to a lot of wildlife – seals, whales, birds, etc. Many New Zealand Fur Seals sun bathe and relax in this area. You are allowed to walk around and explore. Seals were scattered all over to observe and it was fun to see them observing ME. The seals and whales are of course the main attraction, but even the rocks were interesting to me.

There was water and small sea-creatures stuck in little pools in the rocks from high tide. Massive amounts of some kind of sea plant was growing all over the rocks and was VERY slippery to walk on [but very fun to explore].

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