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... Fox glacier. Hopefully we can’t go wrong this time and will see something unless very rapid climate change melts the glacier. There are at least 8 companies offering trips –the place must be seething with helicopters. We chose the one for which I had a 15% off voucher- I remembered this time.
These glaciers come down from the Southern Alps mountain range which is 720kms long and includes Mount Cook (3754m) and Mount Tasman (3497m). The ...
... and make a campfire on the beach. Another first for me - and I loved it. It was so nice to sit by the fire and look out at the ocean. Once the sun had completely vanished the moon was so bright that we could still see clearly and enjoy the view. We even managed to bake some very yummy potatoes in the fire so that we could enjoy our dinner on the beach.
Overall a perfect end to a perfect day and definitely a highlight of our travels so far.
Well today was very interesting. I was supposed to go to Franz Josef Glacier which was like eight hours away from Queenstown. There was a slight problem. On our way the bus driver got a phone call from his boss saying that the road was closed because of a big rock fall that covered the road. Now apparently there's only one road that goes ...
... pick ups for events. Lots of closures due to weather. And lots of smiles along the way. The town of Wanaka has a population of 5,000 and sits on the edge of the lake. The Southern Alps rise to the west, the scenery is absolutely breathtaking. Every day you walk to town you are greeted with beauty and nature. Days off can include hiking, disc golf, mountain biking, jumping in the lakes or rivers nearby, or even just a stroll with friends ...
Dunedin to Wanaka today or so I thought found out our accommodation was 25 km further on from Wanaka towards Queenstown.
So we did a trip to Queenstown along the scenic route.
Accommodation at Benbrae resort Cardrona which is a Ski ...
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