Karamea Lodge

Address: 4589 Karamea Highway, Westport, South Island, New Zealand | Lodge
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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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    Travel Blogs from Westport

    Nature's Pancakes

    A travel blog entry by happyronin on Apr 06, 2015

    1 comment, 30 photos

    ... of the rock looking like pancakes. There are layers after layers of rocks and you can see the delineation between each layer.

    The story behind these formations is that over the course of 30 million years, sea creatures' remains collected on the sea floor which was then covered by a layer of mud and clay. The process occurred until there were many, many layers of remains and clay.

    Earthquakes pushed ...

    The Long Drive North

    A travel blog entry by benjandkori on Apr 03, 2015

    24 photos

    ... walk up to the glacier named after the elder Franz was along a vast flat valley. Along the way, there were many graceful waterfalls, which were hard to do justice to with a camera and whose spray conjured up rainbows in the bright sunshine. Even at the beginning of the walk, we could see a high part of the glacier, shining white amidst the grey mountain rock. All the way, we chatted to Seb. He is hoping to become a doctor and worked unreasonably hard to get ...


    A travel blog entry by chelsandadam on Feb 13, 2015

    17 photos

    We drove the road between Westport and Reefton known which is part of Bullers Gorge Scenic Drive. We stopped and stayed a night in Westport. The coasts oldest town when settlers arrived in 1961... Not very long ago! They were gold miners. After a good dinner and some wine, we went to bed and woke up starting the great coast road drive! Famous for the south islands most magnificent views. We did a 3 hour hike into the jungle (yet again) and came across these caves that you could ...


    A travel blog entry by randcinaotearoa on Jan 21, 2015

    3 comments, 52 photos

    ... which took the coal down to the coast, and sometimes people up!!!! We were going on a train to tale us into the mine but first we pulled jobs out of a hat! I was to be a hewer and Richard a Trucker. We boarded the train and travelled into the mine. It was a fascinating detailed tour on how the mine was arranged on a grid system based on the chain (22 yards). A new shaft was dug every chain, at right angles from the existing one. We were shown how coal ...

    Day 55 - Pancakes and Blowholes

    A travel blog entry by dougndev on Dec 12, 2014

    1 comment, 5 photos

    ... and roasted sweet potatoes; pretty nice I thought! No TV or Internet here, so we watched Sin City, which Dev had never seen before on my Nook. Both enjoyed it (I think!);Dev said it was different lol Then we read for a while (I'm re-reading the Hobbit, and Dev is reading we need to talk about Kevin), before going to sleep. I fell asleep before writing this, so today, we are heading to Franz Josef. I'm sure Dev will tell you about it later :) ...

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