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What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

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What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?


We are taking an intercity bus which depart at 8 am & arrive in Te Anau at 9.45 am. We have planned to take a milford sound tour by eco tour milford sound the next day. We have booked the dusky ridge homestay in Te Anau and can only check in after 2 pm. The owner of the homestay can only come & fetch us at the intercity drp off bus stop at 2 pm. We will have around 4 hrs of waiting time. Can anyone recommend a nice cafe or restaurant near the intercity bus stop for us to hang out? Is there any locker available at the bus stop so that we can temporary store our luggage bag?

Any suggestion what we can do during the 4 hrs of waiting?



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1. Re: What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

The Intercity bus stop in te Anau is merely a spot on the street, no depot, no toilets, no lugagge storage.

Possibly the i-SITE (Tourists information) has, or knows of a place. Otherwise ask your accommodation for suggestions.

best of luck :)

Edited: 20 April 2014, 00:12
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2. Re: What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

Te Anau is a lovely little town. For sure take a walk along the lake.

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3. Re: What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

Take the helicopter or seaplane up and view the surrounding lakes and mountains or see if you have time to do the Glow worm cave trip with Real Journeys.

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4. Re: What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

Unless you are there in peak season it is unlikely your timing will work for the glow-worms (usually at 2:00pm). I'm sure your best bet is to ask your hosts - they must encounter this often & probably have a simple solution such as leaving your luggage at the iSite while you go for a walk.

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