Balmoral Lodge Motel

265 Tay St, Invercargill, South Island, New Zealand | 5 star hotel
Prices starting from $97.00
 

Travel Blogs from Invercargill

Alone on the Farm

A travel blog entry by cerikang

4

... I love the way they follow us to their feeding troughs, gently headbutting and licking us until we've filled them with milk. When we leave they follow us with their big puppy dog eyes, as if to say 'Please, can I have some more?' They are such lovely animals and it's nice when they lick our hands and put their heads down for us to pat them (even if they do only have milk on their minds). We finished off the day in the hot tub, which was very much appreciated by ...

Flocking to the Farm

A travel blog entry by kathtastesworld

6

I have finally caught up with the last of my Kiwi blogs- I've been busy so hold on tight for plenty of sheep stories.

On the drive down the coast to Dunedin I stopped to see the Moeraki boulders- huge spherical boulders on the beach which look as though they have been dropped from outer space, but are actually a huge mass of precipitated sedimentary rock collected over millions of years. I went to Moeraki lighthouse to see the yellow eyed ...

A Taste of Home

A travel blog entry by kathtastesworld

4

... as well as conducting trials for new concepts.

The team are currently working with Headwaters (an agricultural research group) to see if there is a difference in lambs that have been fed on standard grass in comparison to forage (non-standard grass). I have been helping Jo check the tenderness of the cooked lamb from the trial. The coded loin samples are frozen after the kill and are cooked in a water bath until the core reaches 70C. Each sample ...

The other side of the worl.. island!

A travel blog entry by groteboze

13

... 3 or 4 hours driving south. We made a few nice pictures along the way and got to a parking lot on the side of a green mountain peninsula. We hiked around the mountain and back over it to bring you these nice impressions and proof, that we are one of the few that have seen both the outer top and bottom of new zealand's mainland, during only a 1-month vacation. \o/

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Journey to the southern tip of NZ

A travel blog entry by foys_on_tour

1
29

... we decided to carry on driving to Invercargill instead of staying local. This was a mistake. On the way it grew dark very quickly, the rain came and along with it, gale force winds. Normally, this wouldn't be too scary but it was only then that we discovered that the fuel light had come on and the nearest open petrol station was more than 50km away. Added to this, we had no cash on us so borrowing wouldn't be an option. We literally had to speed to Invercargill ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 265 Tay St, Invercargill, is near Toetoes Bay.
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