Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- High-speed internet in room
- Business Services
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... thing: explore the glacier. We entered the Tourist information place hoping to book an excursion for the following day. However after a little look at the weather we thought it might be a good idea to postpone that plan for a couple of days and wait for the sun to shine (Much to Chelsea's annoyance. She's a little impatient). So we had two and a half days to wait until our 'ice explorer' and I needed to find activities to keep Chelsea happy. After buying her a colouring book ...
... explore the great Lake. We also brought some apples and chocolates for a bite of energy. We headed out and made the our way along the lake front. It was really beautiful; the autumn trees, the clear lake, the mountains, it was perfect. We came across a lonely tree on the lake front and a few vineyards. The afternoon flew by, and we couldn't belive we walked for over 4 hours. We made our way back to got some late lunch and to do a small shop for a some bits ...
... check out the views over town and beyond, again, amazing views. Next day, we rented bikes and went out for the day on the local trails, around the lake and along the river. I think we’re
starting to realise that it really doesn’t matter where you look in NZ, the landscape is just always amazing – we seem to have about a million photos with blue lake, blue sky and mountains already and we’re only a week in!
... these settlers. We arrived back at Nugget Point around 2pm for the start of our pampering. We have now sorted the next three days with 2 nights in Te Anau, which enables us to do a trip to Doubtful Sound. This is instead of Milford Sound (famous one) because we were advised that Milford is very commercial and busy albeit the prettiest. It would involve a long drive there and back so getting picked up at the door has ...
... off at their hostel which it turned out was just along from mine. We then arranged to meet up after lunch to go for a wander. We spent a lovely afternoon all together visiting a cafe, sitting down by the lake and walking part way around the lake and back in the pouring rain before making a dash into the supermarket to get some more provisions for ...