Maruia River Lodge

Address: State Highway 65 Paenga, Murchison, South Island, 7191, New Zealand | Lodge
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This lodge is located on State Highway 65 Paenga, Murchison.
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    Travel Blogs from Murchison

    Heading towards the west coast

    A travel blog entry by rickandwill on May 05, 2015

    3 comments, 14 photos

    ... park visitors centre. As by now we were getting a bit desperate the decision was made to detour that way.
    We noticed a sign telling us that a lake was only 600 metres away, and decided to have a sticky beak and see what this would bring us. . Glad we did.
    The National Park we were in , is called the Nelson Lakes National Park and has two of the grandest lakes we have seen for a long time. Stopped at the lakeside for our late smoko ...

    Alpine lakes, and the yankee double take

    A travel blog entry by miller.r.lowe on Mar 19, 2015

    ... 5 day hike but changed my mind after learning about the incoming weather system from auss. (the outback gets me again.) So settled for a day hike.

    The weather was amazing, not a cloud in the sky, and I set out up mount Robert. The beginning was a LOT of step switchbacks up to the top, after a view of the lower lakes near the bottom and some alpine shrubbery the slope gave way to rocks ...

    A lot of weather for one day

    A travel blog entry by romsey_wanderer on Mar 07, 2015

    ... we made for the mountain pass to Nelson and in spite of being buffeted by the very strong gusty winds we arrived in one piece. As we arrived and parked the van down a side street, the rain stopped and we were able to look around the town and find the market (the reason for us coming). It's the local version of Romsey, somewhere to get your supplies, and meet for a chatter and meet old friends. After 50mins of our one hour ...

    St Arnaud to Murchison

    A travel blog entry by priceless on Jan 29, 2015

    1 comment, 12 photos

    ... from 1873 to 1931. Apart from taking a long time to build the railroad, the trains struggled with the terrain and the railway ran at a loss. It was acknowledged that it was only the drivers and crew coaxing the engines up and down the line that kept the trains running. We continue on about 10 kms and see there are roadworks signs up. Unfortunately no road works - the signs were put up to ...

    Nelson to St Arnaud

    A travel blog entry by priceless on Jan 28, 2015

    12 photos

    ... beautiful. We sit for a while and take it all in then it's up the path to the chapel where the view behind the pulpit looks over the lake. We don't usually take photos in Churches but the view out the window is so beautiful we hope the powers that be ( human and spiritual) don't mind. Not sure if it is because we are weary, but this place gets us thinking about the "meaning of life". It takes a while. Finally back to our room for ...

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    Rest stop at Maruia River
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