Ascot Park Hotel
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- Indoor pool
- Hot tub
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAscot Park Hotel Invercargill
Hotel is on the highway with a number of basic motel rooms. The rest has been refurbished, the motel rooms need the updating.
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Due to the awful weather we decided to travel to Invercargill for the next night. It is very close to the ferry to Stewart island the following morning and I had read that Invercargill has a Scottish heritage and had some interesting things to see. With plan A, we wouldn't have spent any time there. We spoke to a lady at the Information centre who …
... in Instagram. First stop was the Botanic Gardens and with the sun shining we spent a pleasant half hour wandering the rose and rock gardens and the ponds before giving in to Marl and letting her have her coffee at the gardens cafe. Ivercargill is another NZ town that retains a lot of her grand old buildings. Not in as good repair as, say, Oamaru, but still magnificent and many have the old USA style iron fire escapes. ...
... head for there, a two hour drive. We passed through Lumsden, the turn off to Te Anau and the Fiordland National Park and on to Winton. All the towns are very small and you are generally on the way out before you realise you have been through it. As we head towards Invercargill we left the be mountains and entered into farm land, mainly sheep, who are farmed for their Merino wool, but also deer farms. ...
We woke up today early to be able to come down the mountain without too much trouble. Skippers road only allows one sided traffic and because it twists and bends like crazy – it is hard to see if someone is behind the corner. And since the options to avoid collision are either collide with the wall of the mountain or drop down the canyon – we decided to start as early as we could.
... doing that, as we were going to move the fence while we were there. Bad idea. Once a few cows started playing up, the rest followed. It's useless to chase them because they can outrun us, the more you chase, the further they run. So, we gave up, got most of the cows on their way to the milking station, turned on the electric fence and left one behind.
As I turned my back on that renegade cow, she started to moo, like a child ...