Lochmara Lodge - Wildlife Recovery and Arts Centre
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- Breakfast Available
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- Refrigerator in room
- Microwave in room
- Hot tub
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Not a great day to be Welsh in NZ today after the rugby defeat In the early hours. Nothing went right for us today but some days are like that! After a few aborted activities (hike not long enough, too much off raiding to get to best track & no kids archery class as advertised) we ended up on Whites Beach and watched the local Chinese population catch crabs for their dinner. We spotted a cherry farm and picked some delicious "early first cherries" - a first for Helwn & ...
... ahead. By the time we reached the tiny, cozy Fishtail Hut for lunch, the mist had cleared off but the clouds remained.
After lunch we carried on, making our own trail over rock and through snow, to a high saddle. Unfortunately the fog rolled back in at this point, and after waiting a little we turned around and headed back rather than carry on to the viewless summit. Oh well! This was the first time in months that ...
... very knowledgable about the operation as this was a much smaller production. The red didn't disappoint, as the Pinot from their Bancott Vineyard was excellent (and came with a cork!)
The last stop before lunch and the mussel trip was Cloudy Bay. The tasting server was outstanding. Turns out she grows grapes to sell to other wineries and works the tasting room here on the weekend. When Warren asked her about the report he had read on the region switching to ...
... even a launderette – definitely a prince among DOC camps which have flush toilets if you are lucky and maybe a cold shower – long drop toilet if you are unlucky (just don't look down....). We called in there on our return from the ride – me to have a quick shower and Jeremy to dump our rubbish and fill up with water. We then headed out to Mesopotamia which, I think, is a sheep station way out towards the distant mountains. It really was an ...