Mercure Dunedin Leisure Lodge
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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... spend an afternoon. Thursday 30th April. Dunedin to Lawrence. Change of plan. After licking-the-cats-bum for 3 days, and scared of becoming morbidly obese due to our now very sedentary lifestyle, we decided to take advantage of a break in the weather and get back on the bikes for a few days. We managed to get a bus from Dunedin to Lawrence, the start of the Clutha Gold Trail. We had estimated and planned that we could link the Clutha Gold with the Roxburgh ...
... coming back to shore after a day's hunting. These adorable creatures are very small and, standing up straight, are only a little over a foot tall. There were high-pitched squeals of delight from the onlookers as the birds waddled up the hillside towards their burrows, scurrying over the bumpy terrain, their flippers swinging by their sides. Three took their time to preen and shake off just centimetres away from the observation platform before disappearing beneath it. We had a good ...
... for a 30 minute break (not that the diesel engines needed a rest) because magically some craft stalls had appeared! So we looked at overpriced crafts and enjoyed the mountain air. The train trip itself was quite scenic, with iron trestles, a bit of wildlife (goats), and captivating views. On board we were offered free booze and sodas several times, and at lunch time had what they call a “finger lunch”; which is basically … wait for it … something ...
Driving the most boring road in NZ we made good time, stopping only to brew up in the bustling town of Riversdale. When I say bustling, we did see one boy on a bike. The shop where we wanted to buy eggs had shut at 1:30PM on a Saturday. Having downed our coffees we left before waking anyone and drove on to a lovely DOC campground and park just outside Gore. Sunday morning we drove ...
... Te Anau, NZ, the clerk said she had gotten a call from Tourmasters, the company we booked our car/hotel package through. They called because they heard from the Dunedin hotel that we had left our camera there. It is heartwarming that the hotel and the tour company tracked us down thinking we had forgotten our camera next to a too small trash can. We e-mailed both of them a huge thank-you for their time ...