Explorer Motel & Apartments

Corner of Mokoroa and Cleddau Street, Te Anau, South Island, 9600, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Te Anau

We are sailing, we are sailing .....

A travel blog entry by suebar


... turned back into the fiord and sailed to Precipice Cove in one of the arms of the fiord, where we would moor for the night. At 6.00 in the evening we were given some soup before being offered the opportunity to take a trip in one of the ship's tenders, go kayaking or remaining on the ship. We went on a tender with the nature guide for a closer look at the trees and plants on the mountainside where it met the water. However the pesky sandflies were much ...

It's raining, it's pouring, .......

A travel blog entry by suebar

... and then we all met up in the lounge. We had a glass of wine and enjoyed a tapas style starter before sitting down to beautifully cooked venison, potato cakes and vegetables followed by lemon cheesecake. By the time we had finished eating we were well and truly ready for bed so the lodge hosts filled a hot water bottle for each of us and it was off to get some sleep as the lead guide had told us that he would be round to wake us at 6:45 the following ...

Things always work out as they should...

A travel blog entry by cliffandamanda


... in their Campervan around New Zealand. (Did I say Campervan? Yes, it is a big thing here. People drive around these Japanese brand mini-van's that have been outfitted for people to sleep and store their items in them - they are EVERYWHERE! - often people buy them and turn around and sell them months later for about the same price.) We got to talking and one thing lead to another and they invited us to travel in their campervan on Saturday morning along with a guy, ...

Mt Mitre Shows Herself & We Prep for Kepler

A travel blog entry by kelleyandalan


... lamented over having to leave the comfy cabin with the nicest bathroom we've experience on our trip, we got on the road to head back to Te Anau. Heading back we experience a full on snow dump at the upper end of Homer Tunnel! Visibility was zero. Once back in Te Anau we checked back into the good ol' Top Ten and we got ready for our backpacking trip on the Kepler Track. We'll be spending 3 days ...


A travel blog entry by laurenandryan


... swirling rapids beneath you and the tiny blue lights of glow worms above. The air in the caves is damp and cool. You can't hear much above the noise of the roaring water which is amplified by echoing cavernous acoustics. Sometimes the tunnel opened up to reveal soaring caverns and majestic waterfalls, which made the walk really magical. Sometimes you could see a glow worm really close by your head and take a look at the sticky droplets they secrete to catch their ...

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This hotel, located on Corner of Mokoroa and Cleddau Street, Te Anau, is near Routeburn Track.
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