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- Non-smoking hotel
- Non-smoking rooms
- Reduced mobility rooms
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSunset Motel Fox Glacier
Beautiful place. I always like it when it is new, modern, clean and if tha weather had been fine we would even had a view to Mount Cook probably and theer was a very friendly host.
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Wanaka - Haast Pass - Fox Glacier - Lake Matheson
Stops at all waterfalls along Haast Pass
The Blue Pools were really stunning
1 1/2 hour walk up to Fox Glacier
We walked around Matheson Lake and were very disappointed about the clouds.
We found a very beautiful motel and the owner told us we …
... Buller river (apparently the 2nd largest in the world after the Amazon when it floods) before arriving at our hostel. Bazils was a bizarre but lovely place where we staying in almost like a big living room with TV and fireplace! In the evening Jared took us down to the beach for a bonfire and beers (or cheap wine in my case). It was like desolate land with loads of pre built timber 'houses'! A great laugh was had and the alcohol meant I slept through ...
... We had done it, we had actually jumped out of a plane for fun and I was told that Suresh is scared of heights??
The feeling of achievement overwhelmed us and it was actually quite emotional in an exhilarating kind of way. For all of those considering a skydive, don't hesitate and just go for it. Feeling scared and nervous is natural and part of the fun, however the sense of achievement that follows is something you will never forget. What a day and what a ...
... made it to the face when...... you guess it, it started to pour, no really pour down, also with more sleet thrown in. The temperature was also colder, being that much closer to the glacier, I guess. So we made it out in record time and are still drying our socks and boots today, 24 hours later. Everyone seem to say that the best way to see the glacier is by helicopter and based on our walking experience whereby you only see the face of the glacier, I would say that it ...
... to stop about 1,6 km before the actual glacier. Then he had to walk up this 1,6 kilometres up (the altitude change was over 100 m). Let us say, we should have exercised more at home. This was not an easy walk. And most of the way you are not allowed to stop because of the rock fall danger. At the top of the trail we finally got the chance to catch our breaths and make some pictures.