Okarito Beach House
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... is where the path was shut from. We decided to wait for the clouds to move a bit and man was it worth it! The glacier literally popped into view. It was amazing. The colour and the height as well as the surface were all breathtaking. It was such a shame we couldn't get any closer. After taking in the view we headed back up the trail to the fork to head up to another viewpoint from on top of a hill. It was so steep! And the rain had made the path a bit slippy so you really had ...
... a half hours of climbing over rocks and through streams etc ... We were absolutely knackered when we finally got to the top! The view of the glacier was amazing for sure, but we were so tired that we felt like napping! And we couldn't believe that we were only half way through!! It felt like we did it so fast as well because Vince was at the front walking so quickly, and we all tried to keep up. On the way down, Jonny and I kept sliding about ...
... s pretty neat! And there are boxes that have jars of honey and apples and pears for sale but there are no prices for the items. Guess it goes to the customer to decide the prices.
- Not sure if any of you guys can relate to this, however, I've noticed that when you're staying in multiple hotels, you tend to take the shampoo/conditioner, soap bars and lotion with you; however, as you move along from hotel to hotel, you start ...
... in, suited and booted in the 'boot room’ and starting the short walk through the rainforest to the helipad.
We watched other groups come and go in the small helicopters while we waited in line, then it was our turn to be waved over to the bug like flying machine avoiding its propellers as we got in. Being the small one I was told to get in the front with another girl while Paulie was in the ...
... thrown into the local jailhouse by then then we’d tuck ourselves away for the night.
As luck would have it, we did just that, so bagged our first free night’s camping. Now all we had to do was to have a shower. Unlike Australia that has free showers in garages and roadhouses, here you can only have a shower if you are booked in somewhere. But, where there’s a will there’s a way!