Larnach Castle Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Breakfast Available
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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We needed to be over on the Otago Peninsula by 3pm to visit Penguin Place so our planned route, following the south coast, was looking a little ambitious when the chap at the petrol station said 8-10 hours. The alternative was to go straight across the island through Gore so that was that. We grabbed breakfast in Te Anau. Hazel decided to see what …
... attention to detail lavished upon its interior. Most impressive is the mosaic floor depicting locomotive designs and the Southern Cross. Upstairs, a balcony overlooks the main hall on all sides and stained glass windows decorate the front and back walls. We took a look around an art gallery housed on the first floor of the station before heading off for lunch. Grahame had scouted out a vegetarian restaurant in the city centre, where we enjoyed a delicious Indian meal over a game ...
... more penguins from the hide but we did see a few seals wallowing in the shallows. Along the peninsula, there were plenty of penguin chicks very close to the path. A pair hopped and scrambled up the bank as Ben walked past. The chicks look a little absurd with their odd patches of downy feathers. The form of the adults, two of which were lurking by the hedge, is of a similar size but much sleeker. A group of seals were cat-napping on the grass along the ridge that ...
A full day in Dunedin, what to do?... Chocolate! The Cadbury factory in Dunedin is a fully operational factory that takes tours of the facility through the day. We entered the Cadbury World Visitors Centre and then took a guided walk through the facility. We both had to wear hair nets and because Tim likes to grow a beard in holidays, he had to wear a face snood. Throughout the tour we heard the story of Cadbury and ...
... time, things will turn out well and all right :) So I am content, happy, and swelled with joy with being blessed immensely for a gorgeous, crystal clear, sunny day in the famous Fiordland. Tomorrow I will, with 3 others, try to tramp up a steep mountain side (11 hours return) without becoming too exhausted. Even though the other half of the group succumbed to the difficulty of this tramp, the last 4 of us are going to do it! We are mustering up the courage and stamina to go for ...