Abisko Lodge And Apartments
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Today we left Mt Somer's and headed for our last hut in this area - Manuak Hut. This was going to be weather dependant and when we reached the turnoff it was raining so we decided to go for a drive up the valley to Lake Heron. A quick look then back down the road to the Lake Emily turnoff again as the weather had cleared. There was ...
We found a campervan relocation deal from Christchurch to Auckland that let's you have the campervan for free in return for driving it back to Auckland. Apparently so many people rent one way in the other direction that by end up with too many ...
... on the roads than we are).
Rakaia Gorge Campgrounds is a delightful little place with soft grass and stacks of space - so much, in fact, that we spent a good fifteen minutes puttering around trying to find the best spot, overlooking the river. No power here, but there are toilet facilities. No showers. Lovely and quiet. We can hear the rapids below us in the river.
The caretaker introduced himself as Alan (Mum repeated ...
... container village there that we visited! Really cool! We went
skiing for a day on one of our days off. That was some laugh. We went
during the school holidays, so we did a lesson with a load of kids &
another adult. Twas a bit embarrassing really, because the kids were
away in no time. Broc took off at one stage & couldn't get
stopped. He ran straight into the instructor & head butted her in
the fanny, before pulling her ...
... to get to Thailand and try some real thai food - another time I suppose.
Yesterday we did some firewood splitting and then the afternoon we went rafting on the Rangitata River. It was quite fun - apparently one of the better rivers to raft on in NZ according to Lonely Planet - and it turns out Bruce new many of the owrkers there so that was a nice connection, although it didn't decrease the cost unfortunately. First Class 5 rafting I had done, so that was ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsAbisko Lodge And Apartments Methven
Very basic facilities, and pay showers.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.