The Grand Hotel Akaroa

6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, Christchurch-Canterbury, South Island, 7520, New Zealand | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Akaroa

The invasion

A travel blog entry by suebar

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... Roughy and we opted for that. There was a pictorial guide to New Zealand fish on the wall of the fish and chip shop and we saw that the Orange Roughy has a very Orange skin indeed. The fish was a very delicately flavoured white fish and delicious. We went to bed that evening hoping that Sue's bag would arrive from Japan the next morning and that we would be able to move on and get our itinerary back on track.the extra day in Akaroa had been restful but we wanted to travel ...

Preparing for the Coast to Coast

A travel blog entry by teamjenkins

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... fished. We explored the far end where the lake ran out into a river with steep forested banks and a waterfall, before heading back for lunch by the lake side, and driving to Kumara Beach, the start of the Coast to Coast race.

We are now chilling out in a café in Kumara. Later we're going to drive up towards Arthur's Pass to find a campsite for the night, and tomorrow we are doing another practice of the Mountain Run before heading back to Christchurch.

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GLACIER WALKING

A travel blog entry by mek1

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... soil. We arrived at a very quaint town called Geraldine and drove to a private farm for lunch. It was a lovely old restored farmhouse that had been ion the family since the 1800's. We had a wonderful lunch and then drove inland through Burke's Pass to Lake Tekapo. This is a huge lake and at the other side is Mount Cook. There is a small church, the Church of the Good Shepherd, right on the shore. By now the sun was shining brightly and ...

"We're sleeping in the boat yard!"

A travel blog entry by twoinatent

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How can you ever complain when you wake up in a tent beside a beautiful turquoise lake, pristine mountains and a perfect blue sky. This was the start to our day. We left our DOC campsite and headed back towards Queenstown. We booked our campsite pitches for the upcoming Abel Tasman trek and quickly stopped off at QBox campsite to pick up our bits from the freezer and to brush our teeth.

We left Queenstown behind feeling excited about seeing a new ...

Heading up the south island

A travel blog entry by cdennison

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We stopped for the day in a pretty little town called Akaora. It's positioned in Banks Peninsula which was formed by volcanoes. Craggy mountains are all around the port. Beautiful. We had a really nice tour today, we started out on a bus and went over the mountain range, passed the town of Christchurch (where the big earthquakes ...

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This hotel, located on 6 Rue Lavaud, Akaroa, is near Linton of Akaroa The Artists Garden, Swim with Dolphins Akaroa, Akaroa Dolphins, and Akaroa Harbour Cruises.
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3.50 of 5 stars Very Good