Travel Blogs from Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand

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Jacks, 2's and 8's, Gowanbridge, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Jacks, 2's and 8's

A travel blog entry by scottwoz

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... we switched tracks and joined a road unfamiliar to us both. Route 7 cuts inland from Greymouth and ventures into the Nelson Lakes National Park, a place we were keen to check out. ...and so today saw us gasping and spluttering as we peddled along the ...

the Angelus Circuit - Day 1, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

the Angelus Circuit - Day 1

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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Decent weather for the first day of our 3-day 2-night hike.  Only started raining at the very end of our third hour.  We hiked along the lake to the aptly named Lakehead hut.  Tomorrow we head ...

the Angelus Circuit - Day 2, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

the Angelus Circuit - Day 2

A travel blog entry by jennandpaul

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... out trails calf deep in water the entire day.  The theme of the day was up - and we did indeed climb over 1km in our 6 hour day.  We were totally rewarded however with a brand new hut to sleep in and veg curry on rice for dinner. ...

With your head in the clouds, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

With your head in the clouds

A travel blog entry by usupandaway

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... is also halfway between the West-Coast and the Noth side of the Southern Island. From here we are heading towards Abel Tasman National Park, but beforehand we decided that we will visit St. Arnaud, which is a small Alpine Village holding a few shops ...

Alpine lakes, and the yankee double take, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Alpine lakes, and the yankee double take

A travel blog entry by miller.r.lowe

So after a refreshing night on Motueka beach I headed through the rolling hills of the south island to Nelson lakes national park. The road there was full of turns and a few narrow somewhat dodgy passes with locals, but still a good road to the park. When ...

Lacs, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Lacs

A travel blog entry by indonesie2012

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Découverte des lacs de Nelson et de Rotoroa ! Ce dossier sera aussi mis à jour dans peu de temps ...

To the South Island, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

To the South Island

A travel blog entry by marcandnat

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... and we drove around it a bit trying to find a supermarket and outdoor stores for supplies. Then we drove to the Nelson Lakes National Park and found our campsite on the beautiful Lake Rotoiti. For a cheap Dept. of Conservation campsite it had pretty good ...

Dec 24, 2012, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Dec 24, 2012

A travel blog entry by leo_k_2012

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The mighty Buller River is roaring, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

The mighty Buller River is roaring

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros

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Day 30 – Sun 21 February – Nelson Lakes Just as I was going off to sleep last night I heard a thump on the caravan roof. "#@$ Possums!" was my first thought but no – just the awning blowing in a gust of wind. You do get very aware of ...

Going on a bush walk, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Going on a bush walk

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros

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Day 31 – Mon 22 February – Nelson Lakes Not much action at our campsites till after 8am this morning. The morning was spent doing the usual chores that go with caravanning. After lunch Bruce, Ros and Robyn set off on a bush walk over to Kerr ...

South Island, home of <1 million, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

South Island, home of <1 million

A travel blog entry by thestulbergs

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... comprised of less than a quarter of that. So it was no surprise to us that on our drive early that morning from Marlborough to Nelson lakes that we would hardly pass a soul. We departed our stay at the B&B after a nice breakfast with Diane and ...

Sand and Tent Flies, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Sand and Tent Flies

A travel blog entry by smythadventures

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... trip! You will see my amazing new pants in many of the photos for the rest of our trip down here :) Our next stop was Nelson Lakes National Park. We were going to rough it, camping in a real campground - no holiday park, no kitchen and showers. No, just ...

We encounter Nelson Lakes little black beasties, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

We encounter Nelson Lakes little black beasties

A travel blog entry by bruce_n_ros

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Day 29 – Sat 20 February – Richmond to Nelson Lakes Another sunny day and a good one to go to the Nelson Markets. The fruit and veges looked delicious and some blackcurrant jam popped into our bag to enjoy on our travels. It is so nice to buy ...

Wharariki to Nelson Lakes, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Wharariki to Nelson Lakes

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson

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... chowder, and a huge bowl of fresh, steamed, New Zealand Mussels!   With full bellies, it was off to nearby Nelson Lakes National Park - the first destination that I had visited here in NZ, that started to remind me of home: Waterton Park.  The ...

Angelus Hut, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Angelus Hut

A travel blog entry by lnail

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The Angelus Hut is in the Nelson Lakes National Park in northern part of the South Island. My plan was to hike there and stay the night before hiking back. The route to the hut starts close to the Town of St Arnaud. It quickly climbs to the top of the ...

On The Way to Nelson Lakes Natl Park, NZ, Nelson Lakes National Park, New Zealand travel blog

On The Way to Nelson Lakes Natl Park, NZ

A travel blog entry by globetrekker

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... opposite direction before getting on the bridge. The reason for this could have been economic or demographic. We arrived at Nelson Lakes National Park, and we had to wait for almost 1 1/2 hours before the others descended from the mountains. With ...

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