Gables Motor Lodge
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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Stayed in Greymouth, which isn't as bad as it sounds, had a relaxing few days, making a habit of this. The highlight was a visit to Pancake Rocks and the blow holes, the most amazing and mesmerising place, can't describe it you will just have to visit.
On to Franz Josef Glacier, wet cloudy and grey but a nice walk on the beach and great views …
... coast and the rock formations resemble a stack of pancakes. They are really spectacular and include a few blow holes where, on a stormy day, the sea gushes through these blow holes in a spectacular fashion. However the weather was glorious and the sea like a mill pond so no blow hole activity for us! It took about 30 mins to go around the coastal path and then a quick pop into the inevitable gift shop before heading back to ...
... whilst the other brought tea and coffee, and the third working the till. They didn’t like the dentists chair as much, I wonder why!The next town on the agenda was a town by the name of Hokitika. Before the gold rush here at Hokitika, Maori were already heading here in search of another precious stone – Pounamu (also known as greenstone or New Zealand Jade). Prized for its strength, beauty and durability (the man carving it needed to cut it with Diamond as it is one ...
... We made a stop in the small town of Selwyn to get food and supplies for our little mobile home before heading back onto the road. We were now on the Great Alpine Highway which was long with beautiful mountain scenery in the distance, it ran parallel to a railway and there were hundreds of cattle and sheep grazing in the fields. As we made it into the mountains the road began to twist and climb, we passed Tusaclands Park and drove in between huge snow ...
... was too cloudy to justify it and we didn't think the ice climbing or ice walking was gonna be any better than some of the stuff we've already done in South America or Antarctica. We'll just have to have our first spin in a helicopter somewhere else, maybe Bill Cullen might sort us out when we get home!
Stayed in Hokitika on Monday night and took a side trip to the Hokitika Gorge which is definitely worth it. It's ...