Perivale Farm Cottage

307 State Highway 6, Franz Josef, Westland National Park, South Island, New Zealand | Ranch

Travel Blogs from Franz Josef

Day 159 25.06.14

A travel blog entry by daryl-sophie14


... glaciers in the distance was epic. We pulled onto Cron Street off Highway 6 and parked up at the Franz Glacier camper van park, we paid for a powered site costing us $29 for the night. After a little bit of dinner courtesy of our kitchenette we drove round the corner to the Glacier Hot Pools!! It cost us $44 to go in but it was so worth it, we got straight into the 40 degree pool which was steaming! The pools are surrounded by native plants and ...

Wined and Fined

A travel blog entry by danandzoelord


Sunday 15 to Friday 20 June – New Zealand, South Island (Part I)

On Sunday morning we caught the InterIslander ferry, across the Cook Strait, from the North Island to the South Island. The route takes you through part of the picturesque Marlborough Sounds and eventually to the small harbour town of Picton. Luckily for Dan, they were showing the England vs. Italy world cup match onboard, although not only was it a shame about the ...

Franz josef and fox glaciers

A travel blog entry by jojo-a-lenka


... could choose from few walks, but with did the one which took us the closest to the glacier. We were walking slowly and enjoying the beauty all around us. Water from waterfalls was flowing from everywhere along the valley. We walked along a dark grey river all the way through a green valley where the lush forests turned into black rocks and with the fog around the mountains everything looked very surreal. ...

Franz Joseph

A travel blog entry by emilyhitchcock


... covered in snow the sunshine was so lovely that we got really hot out there, makes a change from the freezing temperatures! Me and mads had the nachos which was just what I needed, the plate was soo huge that I struggled to walk back to the hostel! I then attempted to wake up a very hungover and embarrassed Lorraine as she had to go horse riding! When the group returned from horse riding though they weren't impressed, apparently the horses bolted 3 times and kept getting spooked ...

Franz Josef

A travel blog entry by laura_schofield


We woke early for breakfast and the bus to Franz Josef. The walk to the bus was not so much fun as it was torrential rain and down hill with suitcases! Once down the very steep hill the journey to the bus became more interesting as the pavements were flooded to above my hiking boots. This left us no option but to use the road but in the darkness of the early morning this was not exactly a safe option. Fortunately we made it to ...

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