Bealey Hotel

SH 73, Arthurs Pass, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
Prices starting from $49.00

Travel Blogs from Arthurs Pass

Arthur's Pass

A travel blog entry by clagolzo


Arthur's Pass is a route through the mountains between the east and west coasts of New Zealand. It's one of the "top picks" in the lonely planet guide and a few months ago a lady at STA Travel told me it's amazing, so when we were crossing from one coast to another on a very long driving day, we thought it'd be worth taking the Arthur's Pass route (even though it's a little longer than the alternative). I don't know how pretty ...

Trying to See the Mountains Through the Fog

A travel blog entry by mdod


... and got drowned by a downpour 10 min later. At 10:15 we couldn’t even see the hill and I decided to give up. I was grumbling as I put my stuff away then I looked up and saw the top of Castle Hill. Was I hallucinating? We threw on our raincoats and headed up the hill while we could still see it. We took the steep footpath right up the middle to the top, wandered around the boulders and came back down the gentler slope from the right side. 35 min RT ...

Tranzalpine Railway

A travel blog entry by clcatsam


... the Australian continent. Much of its geography was formed by glaciers and the crashing of plate tectonics. New Zealand lies along the Pacific Ring of Fire and is the location of colliding geographic plates, which created the Southern Alps. The most recent evidence of this was the earthquake in Christchurch in 2011, which caused immense damage and had a high death toll.

On a lighter note, New Zealand is ...

The Western Route to Golden Bay

A travel blog entry by journeyer

... direction and the horse paddocks and bare stone grey high altitude mountains in the other. Harvey & I look at each other and we both are in agreement that this landscape doesn't do anything for us. It's fine for skiing. We feel more comfortable among a lush landscape with trees - this feels more like a desert - and whereas some people would love it here for the horseback riding, fly fishing and walks - it doesn't give off ...

Rocks+Water=Beautiful Scenery

A travel blog entry by mhwalktheearth


... Southern Alps. Like other rock formations in the area, it is limestone rock that was eroded and shaped by water. Castle Hill is so named because it looks like the ruins of a castle. When the Dalai Lama visited in 2002, he declared it a "Spiritual Center of the Universe." For those with more earthly interests, it is known as one of the top climbing areas in NZ. DOC has placed limitations on climbing activities, such as no use of pitons, ...

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsBealey Hotel Arthurs Pass

    Reviewed by christine13

    Pretty good place

    Reviewed Jan 26, 2013
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    It was nice that they figured out how to put four people in a room with four beds instead of sending half of us away....

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