Mackenzie Country Inn
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- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking rooms
TripAdvisor Reviews Mackenzie Country Inn Twizel
Travel Blogs from Twizel
... 160; I can only describe the whole trip as awesome. The flight was smooth, the commentary from the pilot very informative and the views absolutely stunning. We flew out towards Mount Cook and Mount Tasman and the circled both Fox Glacier and Frans Joseph Glacier and also passed Tasman Glacier. To give us the opportunity to take some photo's,other than from inside the copter we landed on a snow plateau at 8000ft. This ...
... by a cop waiting at a trap at the bottom of a hill where the speed limit went way down. But other than that, the driving on the left side was uneventful and quite a luxury for us. We'll be doing more driving in Australia and plan on seeing a lot of the East Coast of that country.
If I had any advice to give on New Zealand for American travelers it would be to not do too much in a short time. That's what ...
... van prepared me well and and I managed fine. As we set off from the rental store, everything was going well when all of a sudden 2 kilometres out we heard a huge BANG. Sounded like a gun shot. So as safely as I could, I pulled over to check the damage. No flat tires, no missing parts, actually everything looked fine so we continued on. We have no idea what caused that gunshot sound...
Our first stop, only 150 km away, was Geraldine a cute little town with ...
... and after two safety briefings we were ushered into the helicopter - a first for both myself and Lotte! Lotte received a pair of ear muffs to shield her from the noise which she was very tolerant of, and she didn't complain about her seat belt either, which on airplanes are tools of the devil in her view, so we had a very quiet little toddler on our ride. She just took it all in with her customary two fingers in her mouth.
After getting a ...
... the next year. We changed some stuff around and arranged to return on the 11th November on our way back towards Christchurch.
It was a bit disappointing to say the least, but as with our experience the Tongariro Crossing, nobody can predict the weather and obviously it's nobody's fault. Snow has made it's way to our campsite and it is bloody freezing here now. We're huddled together in the back of the spaceship trying to keep warm. Ash is wearing gloves in bed.