Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet

494 Mt. Aspiring Road, Wanaka, South Island, 9343, New Zealand | 5 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Wanaka

The Logic of Freefall

A travel blog entry by awesomefoursome


... that in The Hunger Games as we fervently discussed tactics and bluffing strategies before racing around the maze. Much to my annoyance (it's still a sore point), Chloe and Polly emerged victorious while Ailie and I were still roaming around having failed to even reach the first point. At this stage Ailie and I convinced ourselves that a cup of tea was more satisfying than finishing the maze anyway and we sheepishly decided to call it quits. Sadly it still took ...

Wanaka exploration

A travel blog entry by lchapman


... a maze...unreal! Mostly adults and very very ************* majellas advice we stopped at a Mexican restaurant for a sangria for me and margarita for Fred...great place...nice views....stayed for dinner...thanks majella! oh yes I fit in an early hair cut by a young lady that knows Cathy goss well! Got my hair cut today by Sally Gibson..a friend of Greg and Cathy goss....small ...

Happy Birthday Helen

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


Woke this morning to loads of e-mails and texts as it is Helens birthday. Helen had some cards to open from New Zealand and from home. It was really nice that some people had sent cards over. Also forgot to say that Helen received a Jack Valentine card and it wasn't from me!! We had to go to Queenstown this morning to drop off the camper and collect Clare's car. As it is such a special day, Byron joined us, even though he was enjoying watching a 2 day, 9-a-side Rugby ...

Really, really lazy day at our Wanaka home.

A travel blog entry by tony-helen


... Byron and Cody) will be home. Had a good time sitting in the paddling pool. It is very very hot with little breeze to cool us. Clare also selected some vegetables from her growing beds outside. A very impressive crop. We are trying to use the home grown vegetables wherever we can. Clare does a mean Quiche with no pastry.......uses lots of veg and tastes wonderful. Stayed in, after our evening ...

"Big Easy" Mountain Marathon - Race report!

A travel blog entry by thebartons99


... for me! By this time, my feet (which are normally pretty tough!) were blistering up from the long descent, and my quads were burning, so it was great to see my family cheering me on. It gave me a big boost for the next 13 km along the river to the finish line at Albert Town.

However, it wasn't long until I started suffering again, and found myself taking more and more walking breaks along the last 5km! It was ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 494 Mt. Aspiring Road, Wanaka, is near Stuart Landsborough's Puzzling World, Wanaka River Journeys Jet Boat Tours, Ridgeline Adventures, and BaseCamp Wanaka.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding