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

    Wheel Creek - the hard yards

    A travel blog entry by andygailtravel on Apr 05, 2014

    14 photos

    ... the track proper and were probably a bit complacent as it was not long before we stumbled across a wasp nest and Mike suffered four stings. It was a quick scramble out of the area and a keen eye watching for further nests. As there was no track, we also had to make sure we followed the markers, which were plentiful, a mixture of orange doc markers and pink or orange ribbons. I actually thought I was going quite well, keeping up with Wade & Dion ...

    Richmond Alpine Track

    A travel blog entry by neil.scannell on Apr 05, 2014

    60 photos

    ... are out of the forest. We are at a car park at the head of some mountain bike trails. We follow a gravel road for several km, through 2 pass-coded gates, before intersecting another gravel road. It is here that a local hunter leaving the area offers us a ride to Wakefield, the town we are trying to walk to today. His name was Kevin and he was a real genuine guy. He told us that all the mountain bike trails we saw were privately owned by an American millionaire (hence ...

    Left Wanaka ...up to Franz Josef

    A travel blog entry by janeandscott on Feb 14, 2014

    1 comment, 12 photos

    A beautiful drive up past Wanaker lake on the left which went on for about an hour and then Hawea Lake on the right and through the gorges to Haast Pass, mountains with dramatic river valleys and temperate rain forests all around us. Through Thunder Creek Falls to the coast up to Fox Glacier, had a walk through the forest to get some good views and then on to Franz Josef. It's an alpine landscape and the rainfall is ...


    A travel blog entry by victoriakd on Jan 09, 2014

    9 photos

    ... have stayed there all day but the sand flies were having a feast on me! Had our pack up and then carried on to the pancake rocks in Pakitiki. The water had bashed on the rocks so much it makes it look like stacks on pancakes! Would have preferred the real thing :) great views from there though. We finally arrived in Murchison, the smallest town ever! Was probs only a mile long! Small little hostel ran by ...

    Owen River-Murchison

    A travel blog entry by gojencarr on Dec 24, 2013

    1 comment, 43 photos

    ... 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. ...

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