Wilderness Lodge Lake Moeraki
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Lake Moeraki
... you wonder if, with all that view and silence you could keep sane living out here. There's a big lonely beach, littered with dead trees in a layer that stretches as far as you can see. They must have been washed out of the mountains by the rivers and then spread evenly along the shoreline by the sea.
In the evening, ominously, the wind rises to a gale which we can here moaning and wailing outside our motel room, which creaks and groans in the big gusts.
... it didn’t sound like the reviews. We thought maybe that was where they made the pizza for the restaurant but we never found the restaurant so who knows. We ended up going into Relishes Café, which was also recommended by the guy at the lodge. We sat down and they brought us menus and water. We didn’t see anything we really wanted and it was fairly expensive so we snuck out and ran back to Turkish Kebabs of Wanaka takeout that we had noticed ...
... m really surprised we’ve never attempted to make one. A simple stack would never do. One of these trips we’re going to have to dedicate a few hours to creating some feat of rock stack engineering.
Wayne lucked out, as usual. Wakarora had a gas (at 2.419/L) so we’ll never know if we could have made it to Wanaka. We stopped at several pullouts along Lake Wanaka and Lake Hawea as the sun peeked through the clouds. ...
Yesterday we travelled to Queenstown via Arrowtown an old gold mining town where in the 1870s the Chinese came and settled and mined for gold until about the early 1900s. They lived a very basic existence in small shacks with just enough space for a plank of wood to sleep on and space to make a fire, they hoped to make enough money to send to their families back home. Arrowtown is very pretty with lots of eating places and shops for the ...
... into the gully. Most of the work seems to have finished as they have been doing night work and we had a good run here to the Haast town centre (such as it is).
A lot of the way, once again was along the river valleys with amazing high cliffs to one side and the rapidly flowing green rivers or lakes on the other.
Tomorrow we’ll continue north, 123 km to Fox and Franz Josef glaciers. Fox is 12 km long ...