Franz Josef to Queenstown

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We left and headed for Wanaka. We had a few photo stops on the way. We were going to stay here but I thought that because it wasn't far from Queenstown we might as well keep going. My mistake. I should have booked to stay in Wanaka. It is beautiful here. We had lunch in Wanaka and then took the Crowne Range Rd to Queenstown. This road is the scenic route but if you are faint hearted you go on the Highway. We had a couple more stops in the Cardrona area. Will be extra nice in winter here. We found our accommodation in Queenstown without any real problems. Not too bad but I thought it would have been better for the cost. It was in a good location though!  We were a street back from Shotover St & just down the hill from the Gondola. I had booked dinner at the restaurant at the top that night as I knew we would not be in til late in the afternoon and because we were originally going to return the hire car the next day, I thought that it was a good time to go so that we could drive to the car park. (We weren't sure how far it was) Taking every thing into consideration when we arrived, we decided to keep the car til the day before we left.
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Most of the little black spots on …
Most of the little black spots on…
On our way to Queenstown
On our way to Queenstown
Diverse scenery
Diverse scenery
The road is windy!
The road is windy!
Queenstown Hotels & Accommodations review
Overpriced
Lomond Lodge seems to have rooms all over the place. When we first arrived we were in the downstairs room. Because of availability we were moved to an… read entire review
Queenstown
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