Wanaka Homestead Lodge and Cottages
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Rolled over and saw a most excellent view. I ran out to the dock and took some morning photos. The weather can change here at any moment so we were keen to take a dry day and explore. The Queenstown Hill Walk is a popular trail and provides great views across the lake and mountains. Our jaws were open from the moment we started. We do have to remind ourselves that BC has similar views too - it has just ...
... in all its beauty and of course take lots of pictures. We were very close to our destination, but we had one more stop to make. Very close to Lake Wanaka was Lake Hawea. These lakes were so close to each other, but were not conjoined in any way. Again, the view of the Lake with the mountains in the background was something very special. We hadn't even arrived in Wanaka but we had already fallen in love with it. We pulled into the town, with population of ...
... mandated by Avgas availability. The Weather here on New Zealand is beautiful late summer weather with pleasant days and cooler nights..... not much to complain here. The scenery looks quite different since when I left in October ..... now it is mainly green all around , Farmers harvesting their crop , the hills around Wanaka are all green. The city is quite busy with plenty of tourist in town. Looking forward to fly around the southern Alps in nice summer ...
... and got the bus back to Queenstown. We bought a pack with photos capturing aspects of our adventure. We were both pleased that we had done the trip. We walked into the harbour area enjoyed some wine and then a delicious meal at "Bar on the Pier". We had oysters to start and Deb and pork belly with scallops and I had New Zealand lamb rack. Lovely meal towards the end of a lovely day. We got a taxi back to the Rees Hotel and planned our departure the following ...
... to wait a little while as one of the helicopters had a warning light come on so they had to go check it out and make sure it wasn't anything serious. Luckily I'm not a nervous flyer because we ended up in that one and the air control guy had nicknamed it crash (cheers for that!). Claire and I were lucky enough to be in the front of the helicopter for the 4 minute ride and it was spectacular. As recent as 2010 you could walk on to Franz Josef Glacier but it is one of the ...