Countrytime Hotel

15 Airport Road, Omarama, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Omarama

DAY 1: Christchurch to Lake Ohau

A travel blog entry by bianca_notley

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... time with Maggie the Scottish Highland Cow and Jackson the pig), Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook and the Church of Good Shepherd. We arrived at Lake Ohau Lodge at 6pm and had a beautiful meal at 6:30pm. The rest of the night was ours to do with as we pleased. I chose to socialise for a while and then head back to the room for a hot shower and jumped into bed for some much needed catchup ...

On the road

A travel blog entry by khughes17

13

... to get moving else I think I would've frozen to death. I started swimming but the water temperature was taking my breath away and swimming was making me even shorter of breath, until I literally could hardly breathe. And when you can't breathe.....you panic! I don't usually panic in situations like that but breathing is fairly essential to life and I therefore was starting to worry! Luckily James has had a lot of water experience and always remains calm. He shouted out "turn ...

Day 20 - Omarama!

A travel blog entry by jimbo1999

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7

... in the west. Sure enough by midday we could see a bank of cloud coming in and the air was cooler.

We took off at 1pm, headed west and came off tow under some promising looking clouds. They weren't as good as they looked and we were back on the ground in 20 minutes.
The relight was better. We towed higher and further west to the better weather and released into a nice 5kt climb. It was hard to tell how good the climbs were as it ...

Brilliant weather

A travel blog entry by john_chris

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... do once we get there. The lady is quite emphatic we should go to the Lake Pukaki Info Centre as the view up the lake to Mount Cook will be spectacular. She suggests we do a 90 minute walk called the Kettlehole Track which takes you up the terminal moraine of Lake Pukaki and from this vantage point we should have a great view of the mountains. So off we go. We park opposite the Lake Pukaki Info Centre and start the walk. The view from the lake level is pretty good, ...

Travel day North to South Island

A travel blog entry by john_chris

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... clouds that were forecast to bring rain to the mountains later today and the weather in Wellington was overcast and cloudy when we landed.We have a couple of hours before the next flight, so that gives some time to write the blog.The next flight is to Christchurch and again, no xray and no security. This is a bigger plane.. seats 64 and comes complete with 2 stewardesses. Inflight catering consists of a cup of tea and a biscuit , plus a boiled ...

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