Ellerton Country Homestead

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

The Battle of the Pelennor Fields

A travel blog entry by nbinette04


... many possible photo spots here!".

We arrived in Mount Cook Village, a very small town of a hotel, couple motels, tourist info center, a couple houses and a school at around 1 pm. We briefly stopped at the tourist center and got some information about local hikes. We stopped at the cafe in the Hermitage hotel for lunch, and then decided to do one of the many hikes in the area.

We drove to the nearby entrance of ...

Day 2 Christchurch to Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by ozbuckleys


... Lol. Here, we paid to use te toilets. And, up until I opened the car door to use the facilities, I hadn't noticed how incredibly cold it was nor how full my bladder was. The railway line stopped here as well, but, as we weren't able to book a seat, I wasn't aware of what was here... Which turned out to not be much at all. But it was beautiful nonetheless. One thing I did notice... If you had a chicken wire business... You should be ...

Glenorchy, Wanaka and Glacier Country

A travel blog entry by toddlerontour


... traffic warden to expect a 30 minute delay so in truly British fashion took the opportunity to make a nice cup of tea. After 10 minutes the inevitable green light situation occurred, leaving us scrambling to down tea and put away all breakables before resuming our journey, reaching the town of Haast and our campsite for the night at about 18:00.

Day 12

A slightly earlier start this morning as we turned north towards glacier country. We had planned a breakfast ...

New Zealand - Day 18 - Franz Josef Glaciers

A travel blog entry by nath_and_rach


... glacier were melting at times new paths had to be dug. Certain sections of the route had a particularly steep gradient and were difficult to climb, so ropes were provided to aid a safe climb. Climbing down into the glacier was fun with ice melting along the way. Group members were all willing to lend a hand if and when required, it was fantastic team work! Treking through the glaciers was incredible, climbing through tight gaps in the ice. Being in ...

Mountain biking, sea kayaking and hiking

A travel blog entry by lucystu


... t 12km, but actually 24km. We had to pick up the pace quite considerably because we needed to be back to the car before 6pm but my little legs could barely go any faster. It was a beautiful coastal walk and a great way to stretch our muscles after two days kayaking but I basically crawled the last 2km and we went to bed at 8pm that night. The next day we had planned to find work apple picking on one of the local orchards, but by chance we saw 2 food and beverage positions advertised in ...


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