Travel Blogs from Wanaka, New Zealand

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The Glaciers & Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

The Glaciers & Wanaka

A travel blog entry by starkey

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... were amazing but I only have photos of Fox Glacier up.  I'll add Franz Joseph photos when back in the states.  Spent most of the day driving and viewing Glaciers.  Very nice drive but quite long before we arrived in Wanaka that ...

Rain rain go away........, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Rain rain go away........

A travel blog entry by skinderella

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... visit Puzzle-World and then got the dreadful news regarding the earthquake!  Our original plan was to head back to Christchurch mid-week before going North so we are extremely grateful to have missed the drama.  Such a sad day in New Zealand ...

puzzled, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

puzzled

A travel blog entry by yhuang82

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there is not much to do in wanake.  there is a lake there, and of course there is puzzle world!!  it's kind of fun where they have all these exhibits which are meant to be a bit "puzzling"  the funniest one of course is the one where you ...

From Puzzles to Peaks, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

From Puzzles to Peaks

A travel blog entry by andrewrgrant

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After a late breakfast we traveled just outside Wanaka to Puzzle World which is a combination of the very difficult maze to the intriguing illusions. We got round most of the maze but seemed to miss out one of the Towers. Having a leisurely walk ...

Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka

A travel blog entry by guyandcalum

... i have ever been. The weather was stunning and the tiny town of Wanaka was pretty quiet. We managed to hitch from Queenstown to Wanaka with some girls we met who were down from Christchurch for the weekend. We spent a night there and just chilled out, ...

Wanaka - Kiwi's Queenstown!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka - Kiwi's Queenstown!

A travel blog entry by ukjenjen

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Wanaka was a very picturesque place, it felt like I was in craggy Scotland! High mountains surrounding the lake, very pretty! I was here for two nights, and I wished that I had stayed in a different hostel (the only time I had really thought this about ...

Abgetaucht, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Abgetaucht

A travel blog entry by weltenbummler07

Action-Tage bei mir! Gestern knapp 90 km mitm Bike durch die Berge gecruised, heute einen sauberen Skydive hingelegt!! SOWAS VON GOETTLICH :-) Man kann die Westkueste sehen, die Ostkueste, die Berge, die Wolken, ALLES!! Hab mich nich lumpen lassen und ...

Mount Cook, Mount Cook, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Cook

A travel blog entry by worldtwowrights

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The rain that started when we left Wanaka, continued for 48 hours and so the trip to Mount Cook was more of a wash out. We arrived late afternoon and had hoped that the rain would clear for the following day so that we could do a day walk. We parked up, ...

New Years In Nowhere, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

New Years In Nowhere

A travel blog entry by tomandamanda

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... our great visit to the beautiful sounds we headed for Central Otago.  Queenstown, famous for being the center of EXTREME in New Zealand was our next brief stop.  We drove into town to find it mobed with tourists, making it feel a bit like ...

Back to Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Back to Wanaka

A travel blog entry by amillan

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Greetings and salutations!   Well, I'm back to Wanaka at last and in order to catch you all up on the last 3 weeks I'll break it down into a couple blogs to spare you all from going cross-eyed!   Leaving the North Island was a bit sad ...

Beautiful Lake, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Beautiful Lake

A travel blog entry by jogo

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... in Puzzleworld, ein total verrücktes Labyrinth aus dem ich nicht mehr von alleine herausfinde. ------------------------- I am only for 1 night in Wanaka, the lake is very beautiful and the way to it leads through landscapes that appear to be like a ...

wanak med fisketur, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

wanak med fisketur

A travel blog entry by clausendk

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... til gennemfartsvejen på campingpladsen. Stemningen var heller ikke nær så hyggelig som de andre campingpladser vi har boet på. Lidt ærgerligt da Wanaka ellers er et dejligt sted, men det er højsæson og ikke til at få noget andet. Nå, men jeg fik ...

Finally- Snowboarding at Treble Cone, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Finally- Snowboarding at Treble Cone

A travel blog entry by laurawainer

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... ...umm, OK....so once I was there - there was no way I was not going to snowboard! See thats the best thing about traveling in New Zealand- I have no plan- just an idea of what I want to do....and then it just happens- I thought I had to figure out how ...

Skydive baby!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Skydive baby!

A travel blog entry by jamieandlaura

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The drive from Franz Josef to Wanaka was absolutely beautiful, through the Mount Aspiring National Park with lots of forest and snow capped mountains. We were planning to stay an extra night in Wanaka, but as there was no bus the next day we would have ...

Puzzling and peaceful, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Puzzling and peaceful

A travel blog entry by dstean

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Wanaka was a small farming community located on the shores of a magnificent lake - Lake Wanaka. Rachel and I decided to leave the Stray bus in Wanaka because it deserved more than the 30min scheduled stop.  We would then get the shuttle bus on ...

Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka

A travel blog entry by auntie_bev

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We left Franz Josef and drove to Lake Matheson, which has beautiful views of Mount Cook, the highest mountain in New Zealand. We were able to hike around the lake and take some photos. We then head over Haast Pass and to the other side of the Alps. Six of ...

Fuel crisis!!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Fuel crisis!!

A travel blog entry by ejbandrmg

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... light came on and we appeared to be in the middle of nowhere. We ended up coasting down hills until we reached Lake Hawea 15kms from Wanaka as we didn't know how far we could go, we thought we might be stranded, and have never been so pleased to see a ...

From Fox to Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

From Fox to Wanaka

A travel blog entry by yam_cina

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I travel the wya from Fox to Wanaka in a car with to nice Amarican girls, Talia and Luara. The way itself past along side wide rivers and buetiful waterfalls. On the way there are a lot of places to stop and things to see. My advise is to take the time ...

Lifty party, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Lifty party

A travel blog entry by celia_eggleston

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Lake Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Lake Wanaka

A travel blog entry by tomcaesar

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... stuff, for the second Lord of the Rings movie was filmed. It is quite amazing scenery, understandable why they chose New Zealand. The weather seems to have improved dramatically. Having left the micro-climate of Franz Josef, the sun soon came ...

Valentines Day, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Valentines Day

A travel blog entry by weltenbummler07

... geschafft. Die Strecke dahin ist einfach nur spektakulaer! Mt. Cook, Mt. Aspiring - man sieht alles! Und dann kommt Wanaka, als Edoras-Ersatz durchaus ebenbuertig in schoener Landschaft gelegen. Eine sehr freundliche und warme Stadt. Das wirkt sich ...

Welcome To Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Welcome To Wanaka

A travel blog entry by rush

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Flight time and general piccies of ...

Fannybiscuits, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Fannybiscuits

A travel blog entry by fitz124

... guys had trouble calling her by her name, the van was named fannybiscuits (for you Tobin). The drive from Queenstown to Wanaka was beautiful, we basically took the scenic route overlooking the snow-capped mountains after a quick stop at Arrowstown on the ...

Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka

A travel blog entry by jen_is_away

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Hi, just a few photos... ...

Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka

A travel blog entry by vincethepince

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... from our car it rained even harder, just to make sure we were soaked. From Munro Beach we continued our drive towards Wanaka. The one good thing about the rain is that it created many spectacular waterfalls on the mountains. The drive again today was ...

I heart Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

I heart Wanaka

A travel blog entry by rosey

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I've seen enough of New Zealand now to make this statement - Wanaka is the best! It is a Queenstown without all the tourists, tourism activities and tours and just that glitzy vegas vibe. It is a tiny town sitting at the edge of a huge lake surrounded by ...

Queenstown to Wanaka, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Queenstown to Wanaka

A travel blog entry by nik-mitchell

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Checked out of Hostel & got the 8am bus to Wanaka spent the day down by the lake and playing in the recreation park. We was very lucky with hostel as in our dorm there was no other guests so we had the small 8bed dorm to ...

Wanaka - Sky Dive!!!!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Wanaka - Sky Dive!!!!

A travel blog entry by debjenkins

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... I are on a high and grinning for the rest of the day... well still are! That night we go to a cool movie theatre in Wanaka which is like a huge comfy living room where everyone just spreads out on sofas and cushions whilst eating dinner and snacks. ...

Land of Lakes and Mountains, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Land of Lakes and Mountains

A travel blog entry by emzeeb3

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... you hop on and hop off where you wanna stay but that only works if you have loads of time. 5 weeks isn't really enough time for New Zealand other than to do a whirl wind tour. I have some extra time and I'm gonna be jumpin on and off down the very bottom ...

Puzzling World - Giles in paradise!, Wanaka, New Zealand travel blog

Puzzling World - Giles in paradise!

A travel blog entry by gilesandjane

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Lovely place - thought about living ...

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