Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki
Travel Blogs from Lake Moeraki
We survived two weeks of driving on the other side of the road without killing the car or ourselves. For the last leg of our journey, we returned to Christchurch to meet up with a bike tour group. This is the same bike tour company we’ve been going with over the years, so we know they’re pros and they take good care of us. This is also …
Kia Ora from Lake Moereki, where we have been for the last two days. Kia Ora is Maori for Hello or Greetings and we have learned a lot about Maori culture here. That is mostly because of Ben, the ranger at Wilderness Lodge where we are staying. He knows a lot about New Zealand, its animals, plants, and the people. On our first night, Ben told us …
I finally made it to 'In Zid' (that's supposed to be NZ). I have to say straight away that it is bloody amazing here....I have been running out of words that can sufficiently sum up the sights I am seeing, awesome was the best one for a while, louds of audible gasps and wows have been uttered but now it is getting ridiculous. Ridiculous in fact is …
Saturday 1st March Our rental car was delivered to the hotel and we set off down route six towards Lake Brunner. Going through the very scenic Buller Gorge to the west coast. We stopped off for lunch a Punakaiki to see the Pancake Rocks and Blowholes, unfortunately we arrved at low tide so we did not see the blowholes at their best. We travelled …
... us the road is closed to the next town. He said reports are there have been 4-5 campervans blown over due to the high winds and trees are down on the roads. We tell him we are going to the next campground and settle in, so he lets us pass. We stopped at Otto-Macdonald campground by Lake Mapourika. We called it an early day and broke out the salmon, crackers, cheese and libations. The wind blew really hard all night long.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility