Whare Kea Lodge & Chalet
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... of the stragglers coming in so we thought. This was 12hrs 54min into race and I can still here the Guy on the PA system still cheering people on and it's 11pm! A satisfying end to a magical day. We're going to stay over again here to explore Wanaka a bit more! Highlights of the day: The helicopter experience Talking to Caroline the Sunderland lass Vies of the Haast River Finding somewhere to stay given the circumstances Having to sort through today's photos to post online - ...
... a hut safety talk then and went to bed
- The day was going to be a long one, so we set off early, 6:45 was when we left the hut
- We were in a cloud for the first four hours of the day
- we made it to the harris saddle around 2 hours later
- when we got there it felt like the shelter popped out of mid air due to the fog
- we couldn't see it until we were fairly close
- At the harris saddle there is a side trip that we tried that goes up to ...
... heard it was good to go there when it was raining or when there had just been heavy rainfall. We were in luck, it was non stop constant rain! What we realized driving into Milford was that the rain helped to create rushing waterfalls everywhere you looked! It was incredible. I don't think I have seen so many waterfalls in one spot, some were huge others were slander and slower. It really was magical. There was one spot called the chasm and there is ...
... up the glacier there was a large rock section in the middle and he explained to us that it used to be all ice but has melted. You can't climb up to the top because it's too dangerous as there are regular rock falls and ice falls. On the way back down we got to walk through different wide crevices and then we got to a point with a small crevice section. They had found the crack the day before and dugout it out to make a 40m long crevice about 40ft deep. We were given the ...
... meal together at the top of one of the mountains. As we knew that Tristan had booked this in advance, we all questioned whether or not he would be popping THE question that evening, and Amy was made to save (by Helen) bottle of sparkling wine for this eventuality. Thus it came as an unspoken disappointment when no such thing failed to materialise.....apologies, Amy, I don't think you ever did get to drink that bottle after all?! We were later joined by Griff and Deb for dinner and ...