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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 …
... as we went through the straight to picton. The ferry was 3 hours long and the bus the otherside was 2 hours long so both quite long! We are both starting to get a bit bored of coach journeys now. Lucky we had a 10 hour one today, notttt. When we got to Nelson we settled in to our room and then went to the cinema to watch 22 Jump street. We then got to sleep about 12am ready to get up at 6 am for our ...
Next, we drove to a car park nearby the Franz Josef glacier. There was a walk of about 45 minutes up the moraine to the lookout point for this glacier. On the way we saw some neat waterfalls and formations in the rock. There were images of the glacier in 2008 and 2012, and it was amazing how much the glacier had retreated in a mere four years. When we got to the lookout point, we were a little disappointed because the glacier was ...
... frei hatte in dem wir schlafen konnten. Sie führte uns durch die ganze Stadt und zeigte uns alles was wir über die Stadt wissen sollten. Wir verbrachten 2 Nächte bei ihr und wir fühlten uns sehr wohl. Bevor wir aufbrachen in Richtung Christchurch füllten wir noch unsere Lebensmittelvorräte im Auto auf und tankten voll. Jetzt geht es los Richtung Arthurs-Pass wo wir die nächste Nacht verbringen werden.
... in her storming out and some random person attempting to play the titanic theme on a recorder! The next morning we rose early to a feeling of deja vu. We got our bags and lugged them down to the bus stop again in the hopes that the roads were now open. This time we made it as far as Wanaka, still not knowing whether they were opening or not. Fortunately they now were and we made it on to the road to Franz Josef - phew! ...
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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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