Travel Blogs from Wanaka
We got up at 7.30am, got ready, had breakfast and walked to the glacier heli hike office a few minutes away. Thankfully the weather was perfect for the heli hike to go ahead, so we checked in, got kitted out in some hiking gear and walked to the nearby helicopter site. 5 of us got in to the helicopter and I managed to get the front row seat. It was …
Feeling achey after our ice expedition yesterday we're on the road again driving through lovely scenery and stopping at the Blue Pools for lunch and a nice walk. Also a ridiculously beautiful break at Lake Matheson which is too stunning for words as the serene lake reflects the glorious mountain ranges capped with snow.
We then arrive at …
What a stunning drive (despite the terrible hangovers) blue blue lakes and mountains so pretty.
Arrived in good time, the hotel was a bit tired, dead sand flies all over the wall and we were in bunk beds!! I got the bottom bunk.
We went for a stroll by the lake and a look at the town, spent the rest of the afternoon with some other …
Went to New Zealand with fast ride snowboard camps to compete in the N.Z Jr nationals at cardrona we also rode at snow-park for a day N.Z is a awsome place to go and snowboard i was awsome
Saturday, 7.15am and we're off to Wanaka - if only we had a little more sleep, but that is what the bus is for! First stop is Lake Matheson, near the Fox Glacier. Emmerline is doing her sky dive here this morning. Its a beautiful sunny and clear morning. The lake has the perfect reflection of mt cook, the highest point in NZ. We then kick back with …
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