High Country Holiday Lodge

23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, New Zealand | Hotel
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This hotel is located on 23 Mackenzie Drive, Twizel.
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    Travel Blogs from Twizel

    Nichts los in Twizel

    A travel blog entry by juliwuensche on Mar 13, 2014

    Nach dem Mount Cook Village ging es für eine Nacht nach Twizel. Und ich muss sagen, in dieser "Stadt" hätte ich echt nicht gewesen sein müssen. Aber meine Busverbindung ging nun einmal von dort weg. Hier gibt es rein gar nichts, außer erstaunlicherweise gleich 2 Supermärkte der selben Kette nebeneinander.Twizel war ursprünglich eine Stadt, die als …

    Many Partings

    A travel blog entry by nbinette04 on Jul 06, 2014

    28 photos

    ... pools, but they were very relaxing nonetheless. After our soak, we decided to go to the location of the Mt. John University Observatory as Glen had suggested that it would give us a good view of the surrounding area. Although the road to the observatory was narrow, windy, and full of traffic, the view we were greeted was spectacular. We could see several of the surrounding mountains, and the sky was changing colours as the ...

    The Chilly South

    A travel blog entry by srwinterburn on Jun 08, 2014

    1 comment, 19 photos

    ... to dry in 5 degrees, than cotton clothes to dry in 30 degrees. 3. The race to experience as little frost bite as possible when going from hot shower to warm clothing 4. How cold your head can get when you go outside with wet hair. 5. Standing still to admire a beautiful view can only be done for so long before you have to keep moving to ensure proper circulation in your toes. Regardless of all those things the chilly south does bring some fantastic ...

    Splendour in Aoraki/Mt. Cook

    A travel blog entry by twodrifters07 on Apr 24, 2014

    2 comments, 39 photos

    ... the icing on the cake to a wonderful day! An overnight freedom camp in a picnic site near Fairlie, a prawn and pasta dinner paired with our last bottle of Riesling (the one from Ostler in Waitaki Valley) and an early night... We feel so lucky to have gotten in this bonus trip to Aoraki/Mt. Cook...and be treated to the magnificent views of the glaciers and area around!

    Wanaka to Lake Tekapo Road Trip

    A travel blog entry by lisabraz on Mar 13, 2014

    3 comments, 23 photos

    ... s astronomical observatory. This mountain was chosen as the best observatory site in NZ because of its high number of clear nights throughout the year, the transparency of the atmosphere, and the dark skies which are devoid of city light pollution. It is recognized as one of the best observatories for viewing the night skies. And wouldn't you know it, but we had clouds!

    We walked around and got rained on, zipped into the Astro Cafe for a drink of water, then drove back down ...