At Safari Lodge We have enjoyed another busy year at the Lodge with both private functions and guest nights. We held our 3rd Murder mystery in July . Renaldo ( Ray ) was poisoned by one of the participants and only one person out of twenty was able to figure out the plot. Loads of fun had by all.Details
The Summit Lodge was designed and built by Jim & Tracey in 2009. Set in the middle of farmland in Gladstone with views to the Tararua Ranges, rolling hills and large, open skies the Summit Lodge offers guests an opportunity to sample ‘real New Zealand’ Stunning coastal walks – often with no other people around; beautiful bush walks in conservation areas; boutique wineries and many opportunities to meet the local farmers – particularly down at the local country inn.
Guests tell us that driving through New Zealand is an amazing experience, with stunning vistas opening up at every corner Akaroa Scenic drives The Tourist Drive from the Hilltop takes in the spectacular views into the inner harbour and outer bays from the Summit Rd. Just before dropping down Long Bay Rd into Takamatua, the…Details
Akaroa Sports Events The terrain of Banks Peninsula makes it exciting and challenging for many sports. Every year the runners, swimmers, and cyclists get a chance to prove their fitness and endurance with three much acclaimed races. Various types of watercraft have their chance to show what they are made of too. Takahe to Akaroa…Details
Dogs in Warsaw
As the whole of Dunedin’s City Centre is a no go area for dogs, I was so surprised to learn and see dogs everywhere in Warsaw. You can take them into bars, cafés and restaurants. They walk freely with their owners on the main streets and shopping precincts, they ride free of charge on busses and trams.Details
Akaroa (Long Harbour) was formed from the erosion of the softer rocks of one of the huge volcanic craters that formed Banks Peninsula. The sea flooded in to the crater which now stands about one third of the height of the original volcanic cone. The remaining steep sides create the dramatic scenery and the relatively sheltered harbour with a multitude of small scenic bays.Details