Omahau Downs

Twizel, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, SH8 , New Zealand | Hotel
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A travel blog entry by lisawesty


After our long drive down from Mount Cook, we were looking forward to warming up, dinner and bed.

We stayed at a lovely place called Omahu Downs. Our room was clean and warm and our hosts were wonderful!

Breakfast was Scrumptious and the savoury scones and Banana Bread were a huge hit!! The view from our verandah was gorgeous …

Mount Cook Uncovered

A travel blog entry by cbyung


We arrived in Twizel Wednesday afternoon, which is a small town near Mount Cook. The farmlands next to our B&B also served as the Pelennor battlefields in LOTR. We didn't take a picture as the scenery was rather boring and the land was completely flat! We learned that the woman who does the housekeeping for the B&B was an orc in LOTR!
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The brightest turquoise ever!

A travel blog entry by juandstu


We left our lovely motel room in Lake Wanaka and went to feed the ducks down by the lake. Stu was quite excited that the ducks were jumping up towards his hand to try and take the bread from him. As we left Wanaka there was a shooting range by the side of the road which was a bit of a worry, you could shoot a TV there if you wanted to! The radio …

Jour 14: Te Anau-Twizel

A travel blog entry by jucco


Aujourd'hui ce sera notre plus longue journée de route. Nous nous levons donc très tôt le matin. Nous avons effectivement rajeuni de 10 ans pendant la nuit ! Good news ! Par contre dans le miroir, notre reflet a l'air d'avoir 10 ans de plus que notre âge... Bad news... J'en profite pour utiliser notre crédit de téléphone inutilisé pour appeler mes …

Christchurch to the Banks Peninsula

A travel blog entry by janeandscott


... Next morning up with the lark we went to the jetty and out on a 60 foot gaff rigged ketch owned by the guy who owns the hostel. It's a boat with quite a history ( as is the owner!) and we spent a brilliant 3 hours out sailing, watching the tiny penguins, the dolphins and the shags...sorry Sarah.....who nest in the caves on the way out of the harbour. Loads of dolphins who apparently like to play around ...

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