Heartland World Heritage Hotel
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... North skirting alongside Lake Hawea and then alongside Lake Wanaka then into the Haast Pass. This had some amazing views that simply cannot be captured on film, but I attempted to by taking a few, together with a couple of stops we made on the way. We are now at Haast Campsite. If you think of a small airfield with just the odd plane in and out - then you have our campsite. Even the toilets, showers and kitchen is in one half of a lookalike ...
... was awesome! It was basically a wooden cabin in the middle of the forest it was absolutely crazy, all the girls had a sleep over together and were in one room while the guys got a separate cabin, which we all went into to cook dinner. It was a pretty good spread of jacket potatoes, chicken and salad. After dinner we headed through the jungle and arrived at the gorgeous beach to watch the sunset, we ...
... cut it.)
In Hokitika we are staying at the Shining Star Chalets. They sound like something out of an episode of Bonanza and we are both a bit dubious, but how wrong can you be? We have our own little log cabin, complete with a kitchen, large television and a bed with an electric blanket. Outside, the only sound to be heard is the sound of the waves. We come over all Little House on the Prairie and could move in we are so made up with it (as they ...
... Still, worth a visit.
Not worth a visit, however, was our campsite for the night. I'll keep my rant brief: it was ill-equipped, the staff surly, the facilities poor, and unquestionably both the worst and (unhappily) the most expensive place we have stayed in the country. "Are you just staying the one night?" "Yes." We almost blew them a new hole when they charged us $10 for rental of a minging old duvet ...
... would be to the shore. Well we could not be closer. I started to panic a little when I heard on the news that it was a "king" tide and people had to be careful as the Tasman sea is not kind. Well, how high was it going to be ? It turned out pretty high since the whole house was shaking as the waves were hitting the (very small ) sand dyke a few meters away from our door. I slept listening to my ipod most of the ...