Nugget Lodge

367 The Nuggets Road, R.D. 1, Balclutha, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $107.00

Travel Blogs from Balclutha

Kaiteriteri, Westport, Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by lautom

... perfectly for some pictures. The walk took us past some horses and seals too. Perfect way to wake us up we've discovered is a nice walk... After that we stopped a bit further down the West Coast at a park with sea views that had rocks layered like Pancakes, something the locals call "Pancake Rocks" - genius! But of a dull stop but only a short one before we were back on the road heading to a town called Greymouth, where most people went for lunch but Laura and ...


A travel blog entry by rob-heulwen


... The upper house was abolished in 1951. Generally it seems that kiwi's are much happier with this political system as there is a much wider representation of parties in the Parliament. There are more women and Maori MP's. Government buildings were also worth a look at. Built entirely of wood - see below, can you tell? Also nearby were two really good landmarks - St Paul's church, built in 1866, but unfortunately we could not go in as there was a funeral taking place. Outside was ...

A day out at the cricket

A travel blog entry by dawn.turner.1


Last night we headed to the Botanic Gardens via the tram to see Power Plant, one of the festival shows. The gardens were lovely in the early evening sunshine and the views down to Wellington were gorgeous.

Our performance time was booked for 8pm just as it was getting dark. We proceeded through the gardens following the lights to guide us on our route and were treated to a sound and light ...

Trippin' to Curio Bay

A travel blog entry by lisabraz


... was, “We are going in our car to Curio Bay.” She thought that was the funniest thing ever, repeated herself, giggled, then repeated what I had said. I guess “How are you going?” means “How are you?” That bit of business over with, another overwhelming flurry of questions, information, brochures, discount coupons, and restaurant recommendations were handed over, everyone talking at once. By the time I left the reception office, my head was ...

Rotorua / Lake Aniwhenua/ Lake Taupo/ Whakahoro

A travel blog entry by faye-chris


... with a sheer drop one side we arrived. Upon arrival we were greeted by 6 dogs running around! The best greeting ever! Apparently there were 30 dogs in total of all breeds! We were in our element. (Miss you Lola). After checking into our lodge we went on a walk around the station land which was beautiful. Once back in the lodge we made our own dinner and sat out in the garden eating in the evening sun. Tomorrow we move onto the Tongariro national park. Speak soon ...

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This hotel, located on 367 The Nuggets Road, R.D. 1, Balclutha, is near Weta Caves, Southward Vintage Car Museum, Nga Manu Nature Reserve, and Kapiti Island.
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