Ellerton Country Homestead

Address: 175 Ellerton Valhalla Road, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel, located on 175 Ellerton Valhalla Road, South Island, is near Tasman Glacier.
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Travel Blogs from South Island

Dancing on Ice

A travel blog entry by wattsy on Oct 15, 2014

1 comment, 28 photos

... small cave passage, barely 3 feet high in places. A stream runs down the middle of it. We each take turns to crouch and duck down to make our way through it. We finally ascend out of the cave up some stairs carved into the ice.

We hike across the glacier with increasing ease and confidence, with Scott pointing out different features and telling us a bit more about the glacier. As we near the end of the hike he takes us to a larger cave. This one has a lot more ...

An Epic Adventure

A travel blog entry by new2old on Sep 05, 2014

14 photos

... far we might as well keep going". I reluctantly agreed and 3 hours later we finally got to the glacier! Really you could only laugh at this point. The views were amazing as well as terrifying. We ended up being extremely high in the Mountains. We turned around and headed back and finally ended up back in the car park. We ...

Ice Ice Baby!

A travel blog entry by benandjeanann on Sep 03, 2014

9 photos

... t have been fresher. These are a real delicacy in New Zealand going for $100/kg, more expensive than you finest cut of beef. We also stopped at Lake Moraki, 30km North of Haast to walk to Monroe beach in hopes of seeing some Fiordland crested penguins but even though we had the right time of year it was the wrong time of day so we had to settle with a few friendly seals. Arriving into Franz Josef town we booked on the helihike tour for the next day.


One Street, A Glacier and A Lot of Keas

A travel blog entry by cerikang on Aug 21, 2014

21 photos

After our 7 hour bus ride from Queenstown to Fox Glacier on a rainy Sunday (including stops at a waterfall and salmon farm), we settled into our cosy, private room! We were so excited because we’d been sharing bunk beds, in rooms full of other backpackers, for a while. Ivory Towers Backpackers was located behind the only street in Fox Glacier and nestled amongst rainforest. The mountains (topped with snow and usually thick cloud in the mornings) provided ...

Drive to queenstown

A travel blog entry by rebeccamaltby on Feb 28, 2014

2 photos

... hour to find each corner of the amaze, however we couldn't quite work out how to get to each corner on the right order. Once we have seen Wanaka we drive the hour further south to Queenstown, we don't arrive until 5 so have nothing going on today. Instead we experience the famous Ferg Burger that envy one has spoken to us about and go to a campsite just up the hill out of ...

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