Arthur's Pass Alpine Motel

P O Box 6, Main West Road, Arthurs Pass, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $65.00

Travel Blogs from Arthurs Pass

The Buzzbox Takes on Arthur's Pass

A travel blog entry by vayacondios on Jan 16, 2014

3 comments, 14 photos

When Dorothy booked our car she opted for the smallest cheapest one available due to the cost of hiring cars in NZ, as well as the price of fuel- about $2.20 per litre. It seemed like a good idea at the time, given that we had had good experiences in the States and in Europe with small cars around the 1500 cc size. However, when we picked up our …

Trying to See the Mountains Through the Fog

A travel blog entry by mdod


Woke up to rain and fog. An Aussie friend said "they don't call it the land of the long white cloud for nothing."

We left for Castle Hill just after 8, hoping it would be clearer there. When we arrived at 8:50, it was still raining and the top of the hill was fogged over. We decided to wait it out since we wouldn’t be able to see anything in Arthur’s Pass either. After about an hour the group waiting in the van next to us decided to go ...

Tranzalpine Railway

A travel blog entry by clcatsam


... pastures. A lot of my pictures I took out of the bus windows. Even though we were on the bus almost everyday, the bus would stop several times for some photo shoots, or a quick visit to a lake or river.

The most spectacular part of New Zealand is all of its various climates and geographies. On one island you find glaciers, tropical forests, mountains, plains, fiords and sounds. New Zealand was created when it broke ...

Transition time

A travel blog entry by debdewalt


... keeping track of places and days, part staying in touch with family and friends and part indulging my enjoyment of writing. You have been wonderful with supportive comments, updates from home and helping me share my journey . Julie and Terri, I promise I will be thoroughly acclimated to more normal living by the time I see you! I promise I can clean up,really well when I want to and I know tomorrow I'll be ready to zip up that hiking bag and start phase two. Love to ...

Rocks+Water=Beautiful Scenery

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth


... to the falls' beauty. We couldn't see the falls' pool or the top of the tier because we were below it. The lower section is similar to many of the falls in the Catlins, water tumbling over and through rocks. The water is then carried away in rapids that lead back down the way we came.

On the drive back toward the coast, we stopped at Castle Hill (click here for additional info). It is a karst landscape set in the foothills ...

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This hotel, located on P O Box 6, Main West Road, Arthurs Pass, is near Scotts Track.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsArthur's Pass Alpine Motel Arthurs Pass

    Reviewed by lilianartt

    Tranzalpine train journey

    Reviewed Jun 12, 2012
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