Red Tussock Motel

10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, South Island, New Zealand | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Te Anau

Paddling the Fiordland Wilderness!

A travel blog entry by cedarposte


After a briefing with the Sea Kayak company, the day before the trip, we were fitted with appropriate wetsuits and thermal tops and rain jackets and briefed on the following days agenda and rendezvous point.

Jenna and I prepared the food needed for the following three days, on our only work table available!! We were picked up a 6am the following morning. A short 15 van drive took us to a small working ferry across ...

New Zealand - Land of the Long White RV Part 2

A travel blog entry by foodblubber


... may think, but they are worse than mosquitoes, and they also bite through clothing. As a result I am covered in red welts.

We went on a boat tour of the fijord, no sandflies due to cold and wind YAY! It was pretty stunning. I didn't take many photos because I just didn't think I could capture the scale of it all. It was difficult enough grasping it when you're ...

Kayaking in Milford Sound

A travel blog entry by rnelson


... in 1940 but did not complete it until 1953, in part because of the war but also because they had to blow through hard solid granite, centimeters at at time. The granite is so hard that it has absolutely no reinforcement -- they just painted it white. Anyway, the road to Milford has many avalanches each winter. When the road was first completed, they had to close it so often that the Kiwis went to Canada to figure out how ...

Mountains Rising From the Sea

A travel blog entry by lisabraz


... right before and right at the end of the sheep population, slowly leading/following them. The dogs could jump out and back on at will and looked extremely happy with their lives. The sheep themselves just looked hot and thirsty, but it was really neat to see this.

We were back at the room by 3:30 and shortly afterwards walked down for a stroll along the Te Anau lakeside. It was a very pretty afternoon with sunshine and warm temps. After a foray into ...


A travel blog entry by suebar


... down the sound. Just before we landed we flew towards a waterfall and hovered beside it getting splashed by the spray. Once we had landed we walked across the road to our waiting coach for the journey back to Te Anau. The journey took us through more spectacular mountain scenery and through the Homer. Tunnel. The road from Te Anau to Milford Sound was constructed during the depression. The government funded it to provide employment. It is the only road in ...

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This motel, located on 10 Lakefront Drive, Te Anau, is near Routeburn Track.
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