Day 14 – Monday, April 1: Wanaka to Lake Tekapo
Drive to Lake Tekapo:
Woke up to a bright, sunny day, but very windy.
Entering Lindis Pass
At the top of the pass, 900 meters above sea level.
Coffee stop – Omarama:
View of the Southern Alps from the east side.
Lake Pukaki with Mt. Cook in the background hidden in the clouds.
Mt. Cook is the highest mountain in NZ at 3,800 meters. Heading into the eye of the storm in search of Mt. Cook. Only 60% of visitors each year get to see Mt. Cook. Sadly we were not one of them.
Mt. Cook Village and Hermitage Hotel – lunch stop:
Church of the Good Shepard: