Ellerton Country Homestead

175 Ellerton Valhalla Road, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from South Island

Lake Tekapo. Christchurch —-> Auckland, Taur

A travel blog entry by femmemodeerf on Aug 03, 2014

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... strike>some guest’s Leon’s instant noodles which we saw on the “free food” shelf. We only found out when he told us his stash was missing and so… we went out to replace them.We had to leave before dawn the next day to make our way to Christchurch to catch our flight back to Auckland and onwards home. That was one of the scariest drive throughout the trip. After driving on frosty roads for more than a week, ...

Westport

A travel blog entry by caiteb on Jun 27, 2014

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... I managed to fall off and flip the bike!!! It started to **** it down while we wer on them so it got very muddy, but sure it all adds to the fun! We got back to the centre part and sat infront of the fire with hot chocolates to dry off and to wait for the bus to collect us. Got back on the bus and everyone was having a right laugh of everything that kicked off last night and then we all had a wee snooze on the way to Franz ...

Franz Joseph Glacier

A travel blog entry by clagolzo on May 02, 2014

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There are two big glaciers pretty close to each other on the west coast of New Zealand - Franz Joseph & Fox. I didn't make it to Fox Glacier during our short stay here (slightly annoying because I was hoping to ask them there if they have any connection to the mints!) but I did have an awesome time exploring Franz Joseph from a few different angles.
The first day Sepideh and I walked all ...

Helicopter flight & Glacier hike

A travel blog entry by steffielou on Feb 26, 2014

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... around, visiting the I-site and buying some postcards and nipping into 4square to stock up on lunch and nibble whilst we were out. Maybe got a little too much to be honest...raisins, breakfast bars, sandwiches, nuts and fruit!
We left the girls to go sign in for the hike and got kitted out with big socks, boots, coats and shoulder bags so keep our cramp-ons and other bits in.
They walked us the short distance to the helicopter pads, there were about ...

Bone carving and jade workshop

A travel blog entry by steffielou on Feb 25, 2014

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... I had a little chat with one of the guys who was making a necklace of some kind. He explained how they had certain orders to fill for distribution all around the country and that he had to use diamond tipped tools as the jade can be so hard to carve!
We tried to visit the museum too but they were charging like $10 so we thought we'd give it a miss as we were all getting pretty skint.
The afternoon got pretty warm, ...

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This hotel, located on 175 Ellerton Valhalla Road, South Island, is near Tasman Glacier.
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