Westwood Lodge- A Select Hotel

6 State Highway, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 7952, New Zealand | 5 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Best day ever

A travel blog entry by caiteb on Jun 28, 2014

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... for the ice glacier but also for a sky dive!!! Went to the ice glacier place and got kitted out with our boots, spikes, waterproofs etc.. Had to get a helicopter ride up to the glacier which that in itself was class! The views wer stunning. As we wer the first group out guide has to like pick and cut all the walkway and ice steps around the glacier. The tour was amazing, like seeing the ice and all the cool little ice caves and how you could see where parts of it had melted ...

En route to franz Joseph

A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock on Jun 02, 2014

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... Mike our tour guide took the dress to impress dress code quite literally and wore a tiger onsie, which I teased him relentlessly about as it looked like pecachu, the cartoon Pokemon thing! He then after a few tequilas offered himself up for the catwalk show that was taking place, best thing ever! Lorraine had far too many tequilas and ended up flashing the bar tender for more free ones! A hilarious drunken ...

Glenorchy, Wanaka and Glacier Country

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour on May 02, 2014

1 comment, 5 photos

... it. A 90 minute walk around the lagoons with a picnic sandwiched in the middle (get it?) was followed by a refreshing drinks stop at one of the towns two cafes. The weather was once again amazing and as we sat in the cafe gardens admiring the views I realised, with apologies to Oomoo of Smithdown Road, that I had a new favourite coffee spot. We made our way to the only campground of Glenorchy only to find that it was due to close down that evening for a long renovation. Despite ...

Wonderful New Zealand, can't wait to come back!!!!

A travel blog entry by mamacass on Apr 29, 2014

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... a restaurant to try for dinner, so looks like we are all sorted for this evening. We went back to the hotel for a cup of tea and head out to stroll round the very pretty centre of Blenheim. Sadly, tomorrow morning we leave the South Island of New Zealand and head for the North Island and the region round KeriKeri and the Bay of Islands.

Bye, bye South Island of New Zealand…………R 30;……..we can't wait to come ...

Mountain biking, sea kayaking and hiking

A travel blog entry by lucystu on Mar 27, 2014

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... the sport that I love. I certainly felt like everyone at the campsite deserved to be there considering there was no road access so they had either paddled or walked in. As we kayaked further along the coast it became more and more secluded and during one section in particular we felt completely on our own. We had been warned about the section of rough water called 'The Mad Mile' and as we turned a corner of the headland I was a bit apprehensive, it didn't disappoint. We spent about ...

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This 5 star B&B, located on 6 State Highway, Franz Josef, is near Across Country Quad Bikes.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding