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... next few nights! Further on our journey we visited Moeraki Boulders which are a natural phenomena of spherical shape boulders found on the beach, some of which are 2 metres in diameter. Dunedin is also known as the Scotland of the South and we instantly saw why - the hills are incredible and lucky for us we were staying half way up one of them. Again due to our fabulous travel consultants - Bobby and Nadine - we were staying with friends of the Rowan family, Stu ...
... constantly there has been another change in my plan. Instead of spending what money I have on applying for a 2nd year visa,then working just for a flight home I am going to go round Asia for 7 weeks then fly back home at some point. So you might notice a change of location and pictures on here. That's all for now my friends. Stay safe and I will see you all soon Much love ...
We set off up the higher southern road along the Otago Peninsula with bright blue skies and the warmest day for a while. The road climbs steeply out of Dunedin giving marvellous views on both sides of the peninsula. First stop was Sandfly Beach which we visited 12years ago and remember as empty apart from sea lions and penguins. Well it was still empty it memories rendered the walk down as being easier than it was. The first part of the track is down but well tended to a lookout ...
... land in the Ostler Valley. Jim's brother-in-law is the winemaker and he's doing a great job of it! We sampled several wines, surprisingly, one of our favourites was a Riesling (this region grows Riesling grapes well, apparently) and they had a spectacular (but very expensive we found out, when we bought a bottle and he rang it up!) Pinot Noir...that one is coming home ...
... the place where the idea was conceived. I was more nervous about this than the skydive because you had to physically jump over the edge. Ellen and I decided to do it together and Ellen had a little moment at the top but it was quite handy as it masked my own fear and made me want to jump as soon as possible. Once again it was over so quick but it was a great experience, my hands where shaking for about 10 minutes afterwards.
Despite a long, adrenaline filled day ...
Other places to stay in South Island
377 Frankton Rd, Queenstown | 5 star hotelfrom $154
Corner Earl Street and Marine Parade, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $107
- Great central location
- Great spot!
- Not bad but make sure you have a printout of your reservation
28 - 30 Cathedral Square, Christchurch | 3 star hotelfrom $152
cnr Cashel & High Sts, PO Box 22755 , Christchurch | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Corner Frankton Rd & Adelaide St, Private Bag, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $88
- A fabulous anniversary
- Great position, wonderful views
- OK for the price
Corner Frankton Road And Stanley Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $104
- We had a lovely stay
- Had a lovely stay
- A large hotel with little atmosphere
corner Cardrona Valley & Studholme Rds, Wanaka | 4 star hotelfrom $100
52 Cathedral Square, Christchurch | 5 star hotelfrom $153
118 High Street, Dunedin | 3 star hotelfrom $108
166 Gloucester Street, Christchurch | 4 star hotelfrom $111
State Highway 6, Franz Josef | 3 star hotelfrom $123
Beach Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $105
- Great hotel in great location
- Modern hotel in Queenstown
- Amazing hotel.....
550 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch | 3 star hotelfrom $101
10-18 Brunswick Street, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $164
- St Moritz, Queenstown
- A Wonderful Stay
- Great Views
107 Hereford Street, Christchurch | 4 star hotelfrom $112
165 Cashel St, Christchurch | 3 star hotelfrom $59
- Yes, it's a pod
- New concept hotel
- Neues Konzepthotel
Sainsbury Road 9197, Queenstown | 3 star hotelfrom $78
189 Deans Ave, Christchurch | 4 star hotelfrom $125
449 Memorial Avenue, Christchurch | 3 star hotelfrom $183
91 Fernhill Rd, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $115
- Good and bad at the Heritage
- An Alpine retreat from the bustle of Queenstown
- Noisy neighbours spoilt the stay.
64 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau | 3 star hotelfrom $106
41 Town Centre, Te Anau | 3 star hotelfrom $81
27 Nile Street West, Nelson | 3 star hotelfrom $134
88 Frankton Road, Queenstown | 4 star hotelfrom $87
Corner Princes & Dowling Streets, Dunedin | 4 star hotelfrom $113