Friday, September 15, 2017

New Zealand Day 11

[29 Mar 2017] Dunedin Townhall in the morning. Time to pack and go to Oamaru.

Stopby the mysterious Moeraki Boulders Cafe, Bar and Gift Shop.

The rocks that naturally made from centuries of sea erosion.

Monday, September 11, 2017

New Zealand Day 10

[28 Mar 2017] Travelling to Dunedin. Depart from Lake Te Anau to Dunedin required roughly 4hrs+ drive.

Lunch at The Jitsu with Bento set.

After lunch, we explore the Dunedin city with historical buildings. St Paul's Cathedral

Otago Daily Times

Dunedin Railway station.

Cadbury World in Dunedin
Unfortunately the tour was closed earlier due to staff meeting.

First Church of Otago

Baldwin Street - the world steepest street.

Some houses along Baldwin Street.

Check-in to On Top Backpackers.

Our room was upgraded to ensuite room with limited free wifi.
 Our DIY dinner.
 Free pool for guests.

Monday, September 04, 2017

New Zealand Day 9

[27 Mar 2017] Today we were heading from Lake Te Anau to Milford Sound. We fuel up full tank petrol before depart to Milford Sound (121km x 2) because there's no petrol station along the way (go and back).

Stopby Mirror Lakes

Scenic drive along the Te Anau – Milford Highway.

While waiting at Homer Tunnel......

We have passed through the 1.2km long tunnel.

Milford Sound Information Centre and Cafe.

Then, we drove over to Tutoko river.

A walk to The Chasm with awesome waterfall.

Time to walk over for the Milford Sound tour.

Our pre-booked cruise - GoOrange!

We booked the 3pm session (NZD60) with 2 hours duration.

Free carrot cake on cruise

Rainbow waterfall.

Sleepy seals.

Final shower on the cruise.

Sunday, September 03, 2017

New Zealand Day 8

[26 Mar 2017] Rainy morning in Queenstown.
Skyline Gondola here we came...

Skyline Gondola and 2 Luge ride ticket - NZD47.

Foggy morning in Queenstown

We tried out the Luge ride

Frodo Lord of the Beans artwork.

Bean around the world artwork

Leisure in Queenstown.

The famous Patagonia.

My Raspberry Patagonia ice-cream (Single scoop - NZD4).

Very relaxing and nice view in Queenstown.

The legend of the Piano Busker.

Check-in to Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park.

Very cozy environment with lakeview.

Hotel style 2 bedroom and free wifi.
2 nights stay in this cottage was NZD307.

The famous Miles Better Pies.

My venison flavor pie:

Keep Calm and Eat a PIE.
We spent 2 nights in Lake Te Anau because we planned to travel Milford Sound without rush as it would take roughly 2.5 hours drive from Te Anau with several scenic spots stopover.