Punga Grove Motel & Suites

40 Cron Street, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, 2000, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Yes we are here

A travel blog entry by adelipenguin


Franz Joseph near west coast Glacier. Superb scenery. Had a good ride today got here earlier about 2.30pmish. Had a rest as we are both so tired. In a lovely unit. It is like being in the rain forest again. Downstairs appartment this time number 2. We have a table and chairs outside patio and ferns abound. We have been for a walk and got some food …

Glaciers and Mirrors!

A travel blog entry by gemmah


Well last night was eventful! Luke decided to wake me up in the middle of the night by saying 'Gemma, somebody is in the apartment!' So up he gets to have a look and can see nobody then shuts the bedroom door. Apparently he heard footsteps coming down the stairs and then somebody trying to open the front door.....he thought it was Adam, but nobody …

We've found gold!

A travel blog entry by gemmah


Today is a sad day.....we have to leave our lodge :( But on the positive side we are going panning for gold......so hopefully we find enough gold to buy the lodge!!!!! Yay!!!! We headed out to the ShantyTown (www.shantytown.co.nz) now I know the website looks like it is for kids......but we had a great time haha!!! We got there just in time for the …

All this ice and not a small cube for my drink

A travel blog entry by geoffandpaula


Today we mainly said WOW! First off was 2 idyllic glacial lakes, complete tranquillity with silence only broken by bird calls. We were getting a bit concerned about the amount of cloud about as we were convinced that we were being deprived of good views of the Southern Alps, as they call them here, but eventually the sky’s cleared and …

The Glaciers

A travel blog entry by tonkin


The Franz Josef township is tiny. A one street township, it is nestled by the fox and franz josef glaciers.
It was pouring the day I got there but cleared up marvellously the next day when I went hiking on the Franz Josef glacier. It's fairly easy going and beautiful. My guide was hilarious and enthusiastic.
The same day, I drove to …

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    TravelPod Member ReviewsPunga Grove Motel & Suites Franz Josef

    Reviewed by adelipenguin

    Nice place central

    Reviewed Nov 24, 2013
    by (16 reviews) Lincolnshire , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Small place this but good very backpackers

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    TripAdvisor Reviews Punga Grove Motel & Suites Franz Josef

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent