Blue Peaks Lodge
Travel Blogs from Queenstown
Bungy jump, canyon swing, skydive, jet boat, ski, party etc. or simply enjoy the beautiful lake and mountain landscape. Queenstown is one top destination!
Today's weather: fine and mild. 17 degrees
This morning we left Te Anau, but not before checking out a real life Takahē (a bird species endemic to the Murchison Ranges near Te Anau).
Our drive to Queenstown was pleasant, and made even better with a brief coffee break in the idyllic setting of a little town …
Today's weather: started off with a light shower, but then cleared to a breezy, overcast day, around 17 degrees. By the evening steady rain had set in.
Today was our "thrill seeking" day in Queenstown. Lots of adventure based activities were planned for today, in between some more leisurely activities like shopping.
I arrived at Queenstown around seven o'clock at night and it was freezing.
The next day I explored the town, went ice-skating, got on the Gondola and took at look at the amazing view from above. The town curves around a large lake and is encircled by mountains. On the way down, I had a go on the louge, which are small non-motorized cars that …
Biked 20k to Te Anau. Looked around the town then drove to the Divide, the start of the Routeburn track and hiked to Key Summit about 10k roundtrip. Great views. Drove to the Holleyford valley and biked another 18k, past Gunn's camp to the end of the road. This is the furthest west you can go via road, the hiking trail continues …
How has this motel rated in the past?
We had a two room unit that was equipped with a decent kitchenette and comfortable lounge facilities. Another place which offered us a choice of full cream or skim milk. And which had free Internet access. Thanks.
The most appealing thing about this lodge was that it was a 5 min walk from the centre of town. We basically walked everywhere from this location, and could quickly return back 'home' whenever we needed to.
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