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

South Island Trip - day 5

A travel blog entry by choward14 on Jul 24, 2015

... we managed, then we got stuck straight in! There was an area of ice that made a kind of umberella, where the ice had buckled because of the compression. This is probably a good time to mention that Franz Josef is a fast moving glacier, the ice moves up to 5 metres PER DAY! Scary business. But apparently the guides have meetings every day and they know where the ice falls are going to be, so they can plan the trip around them, keeping everyone very ...

Last blog from New Zealand!

A travel blog entry by happyronin on Apr 23, 2015

1 comment, 38 photos

... Aslan's army was camped in The Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe. It was on private land and there were sheep lounging around doing what sheep stuff (bleat, eat, poo and rest). It was quite the mission to not step in doodoo. It was EVERYWHERE. We explored the limestone structures that looked huge and dopey. To think that these structures were once the seafloor and after years and years of erosion, ...

Ice Glaciers

A travel blog entry by colmandmaureen on Apr 15, 2015

67 photos

... be burning up on the glacier. They gave us all over trousers to wear and a coat and our own bag which carried our cromptons in them. As soon as this was all done, it was time to walk through the tropical rainforest to the helipad. Oooo it was sooo exciting, but Colm was abit too worried to he enjoying it all yet as he was trying to joke around about the hike to take his mind off of the helipad. Obviously, this didn't bode well with me as I was fretting about the hike. Thanks dear! ...

Glow Worms Near Fox Glacier

A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Apr 01, 2015

9 photos

... were shining out of recesses in tree trunks hidden amongst moss. I suppose that, if you are going to glow in the dark, you need to make yourself difficult for predators to get to! As we were turning in, a noisy, squawking bird was making itself heard a few dozen metres away. There is a good chance that it was a Kea, the alpine parrot that lives in these parts. We would love to see one before we leave this part of the West ...

The Terminal

A travel blog entry by wombles5050 on Feb 23, 2015

1 comment, 68 photos

... allowed for a trip into the city at that stage in the day! As soon as we had collected the car we headed straight back towards the airport! Now you may wonder what on earth we were doing going backwards and forwards to the airport but we had good reason, I promise! There is a really cool experience, and I mean really COOL - the International Antarctic Centre is located right next to the arrival and departure terminal of the airport! It was a fabulous days adventure ...

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