Wilderness Lodge Arthurs Pass
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting
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... were dozens of rally cars driving through town. Headed out south along the west coast in search of adventure on the famous glaciers. At this point is quite wet and dreary but we drive on careful of the road conditions. Lisa was driving and we both noticed this big hawk land just a few feet off the side of the road. As we got closer and closer he got bigger and bigger. He eventually spooked and took off flying right in front of the RV landing and dragging across ...
... rain a year, while Bealey, just the other side of pass on the drier east side gets only 2m.
Amazingly our luck is holding and as we arrive at the pass, the rain stops and the sun comes out ... but boy is it cold and windy ... so a quick walk and back to the van to warm up! One other treat was seeing a kea, a ...
... thus far. Luckily it’s only a couple hours from Christchurch, so we decided to spend a few days there before heading into the city. It’s not far from Methven either, but proved challenging to hitchhike to – mainly because Methven is in a bit of an out-of-the-way location. We had left ourselves a full day for getting there, which was a good thing because we used most of it! But it was all worth it. The mountains look ...
... long time and that the mice numbers had exploded with the abundance of seed. We experienced first hand how many mice there were in Arthur's Pass when we parked up for the night at a scenic spot by the river. I watched one climbing up the wheel of the van disappearing into the undercarriage, whilst another was sat beneath the exhaust chewing happily. On getting into the van we discovered one in Catherine's rucksack, and a few ...
... the place is set up for tourists who come through to go out on boat trips to see and swim with dolphins and penguins. We didn't go out on a boat, but we did sit by the estuary to eat our lunch and watched the boats come and go inbetween chasing seagulls away from our sandwiches.
After lunch we decided to skip a walk in the rain and opted to drive up to Arthur's Pass instead - a road, national park and village up in the mountains with some spectacular walks ...