Travel Blogs from Queenstown
Dunedin - Lake Tekapo - Lake Pukaki - Aoraki Village - Queenstown
The weatherforecast predicts sunshine for only one day: MONDAY.
So off we go, back again, from where we came.
What we saw:
Sun sun sun sun
Lake Tekapo again but this time with mountain ranges covered with snow in the background
So here we are finishing up our New Zealand trip. It has been great. The last two days we have been planning some outdoor activities (jet boating and kayaking) as well as walking around the downtown area of Queenstown. In our adventures of the town we found a great cafe called Joe's Garage which is sort of hidden on Searle street and hence fewer …
Ah….sleeping in. It's quite a luxury, isn’t it? After leisurely taking our time to get ready in the morning, we stepped out to cloudy skies. We walked into town to grab lunch at the famous Fergburger, but it was packed with people. So we decided to go tackle the uphill climb first to the Skyline Gondola and eat later. We wanted to avoid …
After two rather exhausting days it was nice to have a day with a little more relaxation. Before leaving Te Anau we picked up some New Zealand meat pies from a place, which according to our book makes some of the best. We then got back in the car for our last destination in New Zealand…Queenstown. The drive was not very long but very …
Before leaving Queenstown both Pete and I discussed certain activities that we wanted to do. He was very adamant that we went skiing lots (I was less keen at the beginning, but now I quite enjoy it due to being less rubbish at it!), we both wanted to eat out, paraglide and get any potential freebies we could... BUT, the one thing that I REALLY wanted to do (and Pete was somewhat sceptical about) was the Earnslaw Steam Boat cruise. So admittedly it was designed for the 'elderly' ...
How has this lodge rated in the past?
This was absolutely a great choice. Very good value for the money, as Queenstown is quite expensive, especially with view to the lake, and there are so many motels. It was on the way, walking to Downtown easy and the host lady extremely friendly and courteous.
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