Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages
Travel Blogs from Wanaka
After a cold night with the wind howling all around our cosy, little room, we woke to a beautiful fine morning. David was up and off early to take some photos in the early morning light and I managed to wander out to meet him down at the little church. As the sun rose the beautiful blue colour of the lake began to sparkle - it was just magical. …
We spent our day in the Wanaka area by driving up to the Mt Aspiring National Park with the intention of maybe doing a walk to the Rob Roy glacier. Some folk at breakfast had done it the day before and described it as worthwhile.
The road to Mt Aspiring National Park is mostly sharp, rocky unsealed road through flat land at first where …
We left the snow covered town of Lake Tekapo and headed east towards Mt Cook. It was a winter wonderland as we drove south towards Wanaka. We stopped at The Wrinkly Ram for a delish lunch and arrived in Wanaka in the early arvo. After booking in to our magnificent B&B on the lake, The Wanaka Homestead, our hosts Ed and Carol recommended walking …
... Byron has been under a bit of pressure from Tony to take us to see some hives and learn a bit more about his job. We had a really interesting and informative visit and because we had two bee suits we could dress up and help out a bit. Poor Clare never had a suit so she took some photos and then waited in the car.
The photos are really interesting. Byron said that there were probably one million bees in the hives we visited. On the way to the ...
... caused me to grip to the seat for dear life. It was also not helped by the lack of crash barriers on the sheer drop that was appearing on the side! As we neared to the car park it decided it wanted to start to snow. We had a couple of slides in the van which Luke held very well, but I can say that by the time we made it to the top we were both a wreck! We were glad to be out the van and on a chair lift heading for the first run of the day. We ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility