Wilderness Lodge Arthurs Pass
Travel Blogs from Arthurs Pass
... were big signs saying "do not feed the birds" which I only noticed much later!
As we were driving for about 8 hours that day we each did around a 2 hour shift. As I was negotiating the very windy coastal road leading us away from Kaikoura I realised that I'm starting to find driving a bit less scary and a bit more fun, and ...
... by the back right corner of the visitor center and continuing off to the right. They were small but very pretty and certainly worth the 7 min RT.
We were hoping to hike the beginning of Scott’s Track toward Avalanche Peak for views of Devil’s Punchbowl and the Bridal Veil Falls canyon but the trail is steep, it was wet and we were afraid we wouldn’t see anything with the clouds so we nixed that. Then we started up the Temple ...
... just 2 torches between the 4 of us. Took about 45minutes to walk through it and finished with a 3M ladder built into the rock and a crawl under some real low rocks to the exit. I'm not sure what plans are next as I got this job but we will be planning things on days off so they will all be made that morning. So just keep an eye out for updates and don't worry if there isn't much for awhile I haven't forgot I just been working and saving ...
... of one of my most loved movie trilogies, Lord of the Rings. New Zealand is the real world actualization of Tolkien's "Middle Earth." My favorite part of staring out the windows of the train was imagining Gandalf riding Shadowfax over the hills or envisioning Legolas take out an Oliphant with only his bow and arrow. Haha! I'll admit it I'm a bit of a nerd about it. A lot of the scenes were filmed on the South Island and although ...
... of deep relaxation that we're looking for now. The staff at Flock Hill were really nice to us and although we reserved for three nights, there was no penalty for leaving after one night. We had a delicious dinner of steak, potatoes and veggies with a side salad accompanied by NZ beers and then returned to our cottage.
I spent the remainder of the evening looking for a home to rent near the Paparoa National Park - ...
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Kids activities or Babysitting