Lake Rotoroa Lodge
- Continental Breakfast
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
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After the excitement and adventure on the glacier yesterday, we were back on the road and heading North. Once again we were trying to keep ahead of the weather. The forecast was severe gales and torrential rain. The morning however was fine, slightly cloudy but otherwise OK.
We passed through the township of Franz Josef, but there is little there to hold your attention so swiftly moved on up coast, still following the mountains, and more often than not the contours ...
... hike was on the Dun Mountain Walkway, a former railway track converted to a mountain biking trail. It was a fun day, which was made more interesting by our decision to take an alternate way back. Over Fringed Hill, and back down a steep logging road back to the car.
Now we’ve got a day to enjoy Nelson and take care of a few items on the list, then it’s off to the hills for a few days. See you then!
Orla & ...
... a "first" on this trip for us. After Purple Top, the rest of the day is spent in the woods. We rise in elevation; we fall in elevation. Even the slightest inclines make our legs feel like they're ready to give out beneath us. Kyle's knee is starting to bother him, and my ankle is not in great shape either. In the early evening we descend 1,000 meters down into a river valley. We cross a swing bridge to our hut. Mid Wairoa Hut sits at the base of a mountain with a ...
... St. Arnaud Range beyond were spectacular.
Alice was our resident geologist/geographer on the tramp. We learned that the Mt Arnaud Range (the green hills across the lake from Mt Robert) is made up of hanging valleys. The valleys are "hanging" because they don't reach the ground. The formation of a much larger valley (in this case, the glacier-carved Lake ...
After dropping off our kayak and hiking gear at the Wilson Abel Tasman offices in Motueka, we picked up our car and drove a few hours south to Murchison. Christmas this year would be spent on the Owen River, enjoying breath taking views of the river, surrounding mountain ranges and sheep/horse/cattle fields. Felix, the proprietor of the fishing lodge pays attention to all the details during your stay on the river. Besides a very comfortable ...