Karamea Lodge

4589 Karamea Highway, Westport, South Island, New Zealand | Lodge

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The Heaphy Track

A travel blog entry by djsmithwick


After a night at a backpackers in Tokaka we began the Heaphy Track with full packs and 'we can do it' enthusiasm. The first day is all up along a very gradual but long track. We were really slow but got to our campsite and spent the night with no neighbours, overlooking the valley we had driven up earlier in the day. Day 2 began and we were 'on …

The Wild West Coast

A travel blog entry by mdod


... below that were mentioned in NZ Frenzy. We did see a limestone shelf that looked like the waterfall location and even had water stains but there was no water flowing. There were some breaks in the clouds to the southwest so we were hoping we’d finally get some sun. My husband climbed up over some larger boulders and up higher but didn’t find any cliff with seals. I don’t know if the tide blocked us from going far enough, but we came up ...

Taupo to Franz Josef!

A travel blog entry by chrisandcharlie


... scrabbling up the rocks!) when we got to the top is was slightly disappointing not to have a view as the cloud had come over but we were pleased we all made it and ate our sandwiches at the top of the volcano (did we mention it's also active?!). Then came the real challenge...getting down. We thought there may be a different route but instead it was a case of scraping and scrabbling back down the rocks and sand whilst trying not to fall and break something. Some people were flying ...


A travel blog entry by shoestringkiwis


... Shelter (no spiders) and walked the two hours out again. Definitely a highlight of our trip – nikau forest, a great track and the sun glistening on the sea. In parts the track disappears and you are walking across beautiful sandy beaches. We feel pretty privileged to find ourselves in these areas where there is absolutely no way of being there to marvel at it unless you use your own two feet to get there.

So, as I mentioned at ...

Kaiteriteri to Westport

A travel blog entry by sophiesadler

Basil's Hostel with Ray the owner. Amazing! We had a 6 bed dorm but it was like a mini cottage with a double bed downstairs (jazz & I took it) and 4 dorm beds upstairs. There was a kitchen and a big bathroom too! Favourite hostel ever. Trot racing in the evening with a live Irish band! You could bring your own alcohol so we had a bottle ...


This lodge, located on 4589 Karamea Highway, Westport, is near Underworld Adventures Cave Rafting, Coaltown, Outwest Tours, and Phaedra's Guided Walking Tours.
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