Maruia River Lodge

State Highway 65 Paenga, Murchison, South Island, 7191, New Zealand | Lodge
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Travel Blogs from Murchison

Booth's Cottage

A travel blog entry by andygailtravel


... lot longer than the time we were taking. The actual track to Booths cottage wasn't signposted anywhere until we reached the old tailings, so at times it was guesswork as to which track to take when there was a split. Lovely weather made a great day with not many sandflies and no ...

Left Wanaka ...up to Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by janeandscott


... a chalet. The next morning we set off early to walk to the glacier, the helicopters weren't landing on it because of the weather but the walks are fantastic through the forest and give you good views. Too many tourists though for our liking so we headed out to Okarito beach which was wonderful. Great place totally empty except for the odd dead seal, we wondered what the smell was. We avoided the rain today, it's very ...


A travel blog entry by victoriakd


... couple. Got huge points from me and megs straight away because you got free homemade cake and sweets on your pillow! :) The next morning we headed to Buller Gorge. Once you crossed the swing bridge over the gorge there were some great walks which really took you off track. One walk took you to the falls which was nice to look at. After the walk we made our way back to the gorge and instead of going back over ...

Owen River-Murchison

A travel blog entry by gojencarr


... have weighed 4 pounds or more. She got excited and over-reacted, falling back to bait fishing ways and started to try to real in the fish rather than letting it take the line. So unfortunately she practiced "catch-release" a little early as our British friend John would say :). A few minutes later I had one on and was able to land a nice 2 Pound brown trout. Peter gave me the fly that I caught him on, a tradition when you catch your first. ...

South Island, home of <1 million

A travel blog entry by thestulbergs


... spray. In New Zealand, in addition to mosquitoes you have to worry about Sandflies that bite and itch and are apparently much worse. I found that on this particular day it was the bumble bees who would not leave me alone. The ascent was great, steep incline, switchbacks every 25-100 feet, but well marked, and more importantly the weather was great. We stopped periodically to enjoy the view, we could see for miles and miles. Once we ...


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