No availability found through our partners. Please contact the business directly or check some of our recommended alternatives.
Travelers also recommend:
TripAdvisor Reviews Caroline Motel Timaru
Travel Blogs from Timaru
... I decided to
check it out.
The stargazing included a planaterim show and mini lesson on the stars that were in
Australian skies. The show was very interesting and informational. It prepared
us for the second part of the tour. When the show was done we were given these
huge long jackets that went down to our feet and they also had hoods. Now it is
winter in New Zealand up in the mountains so it was pretty ...
... we pressure tested them there was hardly any pleasure which means we are still without a van and $800 down with 2 dead engines.........
A lot more has happened and looks like we are staying in Timaru for awhile so I'm going to break this into sections otherwise it will be to long. So keep safe and I will try update you all as soon as I can. Isn't it funny how one call can change an entire trip.
... of the Tasman glacier sitting in the valley. We did a 40 min. walk up to one of the lookout points.
Then a visit to the museum in which the History of Mountain climbing was displayed was in order. Mt Cook is considered an extremely technical climb and to this date approx. 250 lives have been lost. Sir Edmond Hillary practiced on this mountain, before doing Mt Everest.
As you can see they ...
... Fur seals and the pod of Bottle-nosed Dolphins. It rains 2 out of 3 days in this area, but we lucked out.
Nice drive back with a few more stops and we got back to our car at 4:00pm.
Then we drove on the Invercargill.
FRIDAY FEBRUARY 28TH
Invercargill museum was really good and then we did the Scenic Drive down the coast. THEN WE HAD ONE OF THE MOST AMAZING DAYS. The first stop was to see Sea Lions at the Lighthouse - we saw a couple ...
... to summit Mount Everest with sherpa Tenzing Norgay. It turns out Mt. Cook has similar glacier and snow conditions to Everest, although having an obviously lower altitude, only 3,754 metres compared to Everest's 8,848 metres. Which is why it has an ominous reputation as being one of the worlds deadliest mountains, as each year it claims climbers with its bizarre weather conditions and freak storms that blow in rapidly from the sea. Luckily we will not ...