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  • Day56

    Lake Tekapo to Rakaia Gorge

    December 15, 2019 in New Zealand ⋅ ☁️ 16 °C

    Hmm, Tekapo‘s our last planned stop before going to Christchurch and returning the campervan. Just we have 3 nights left and the were questioning on what to do, as the weather‘s going to be lousy.

    We finally decided to go to Mt. Sunday aka Edoras (for the LOTR fans). Since it‘s in the Rangitata area, which got flooded recently we checked with the local I-site. So off we go. The last 25km will be gravel road but manageable. Mt Summers‘s the gateway. Just as soon as we took the junction, a big sign said: road closed. Man, we were disappointed 😔

    Now we took the second option: Rangitata Gorge. We found a little campsite and the spot for tonight was just at the cliff 😁 we explored the riverbed and the girls had a great time throwing stones and just playing in the sand.
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