Distinction Luxmore Hotel
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A lovely look around the old diggings at Arrowtown this morning. After arriving at TeAnau, we rushed to the cruise to the glow worm caves. It was an eerie feeling to be in a boat, in the dark with water crashing around you. We were told at the end that the glow worms are actually glow maggots but that doesn't quite have the same ring to it!
Saturday 22 February
After our short flight from Auckland to Queenstown we got the bus for the 3 hour journey to Te Anau where we are staying a couple of nights.
Sunday 23rd February 2014
Up early as we were being collected by coach for a tour to Milford Sound. Unfortunately the weather is not good - cold, raining and …
Today will be a *******e to beat on this trip...
We saw one of the most beautiful places on earth.
We began the morning by saying goodbye to our views in Queenstown, and hitting the well-traveled road between Queenstown and Te Anau.
We stopped in at the Distinction Luxmore hotel on our way through, and then headed out …
From Te Anau it's a 113 km of pretty road up a valley, through a tunnel, and down to Milford Sound where a boat cruises through the fjord as far as the Tasman Sea. The rock walls that rise up sheer out of the water and on up to the mountain tops are overpowering. Penguins that the guide insisted nested around the area were nowhere to be seen, but …
The Southern Scenic Route starts at Dunedin and meanders around the coast to Invercargil and on to Te Anau, terminating at Queenstown. The first section has a number of excursions and loops that visit the seashore and some truly magnificent beaches. At Curio Bay a couple of lonely Yellow Eyed Penguins made their way out of the sea and, after much …
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TravelPod Member ReviewsDistinction Luxmore Hotel Te Anau
Spacious and comfortable hotel, but why the internet such a problem in this class of hotel is a mystery.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.