Capital Gateway Motor Inn
Travel Blogs from Wellington
Hey guys, So we left Taupo behind and our next destination was Tongariro. Here is one of the most famous places in New Zealand as it is has a 19.4km alpine crossing, and for some strange reason we decided we wanted to do this. We drove up early Friday morning, stopping off on the way for lookouts and snacks :) we arrived to find the weather …
Today we left the South Island and travelled on the ferry to the North Island. It was a very early start after a rather sleepless night. There was a wind storm which seemed to go for hours – the campervan was being buffeted and the wind was very noisy. I was wondering about the people nearby sleeping in their tent!!!! Surprisingly, it was …
Spent the night in the 'windy city' at Capital Gateway Motor Inn - on a hill, right next to Centennial Hwy, and boy was it windy!!!
Day 10 - 17th March
The morning spent at TE PAPA Museum in Wellington (10am—12 noon).
Day 9 - 16th March
An easy morning at Picton, waiting for the ferry to come in.
Leaving Picton at 1.10pm, arriving in Wellington 4.20pm.
A total of 2316km travelled on the South Island.
Apparantly there was an earth tremor while we were on the Ferry - so didn't feel it.
All of our X-static clothing has proven its worth. Without access to washing facilities and with multiple days of use, it is good to have clothing that smells consistenly nice despite all the activity. This was a day in the car, driving through gorgeous wine country to Wellington, New Zealand's capital. The land is cow and sheep country with hills …