We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

Which Te Anau hotels are on sale?
dd/mm/yyyy dd/mm/yyyy
See hotels
S'pore
Level Contributor
229 posts
1 review
Save Topic
What to do within 4 hrs of waiting?

Hi,

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?

Cheers,

Felicia

New Zealand
Destination Expert
for South Island
Level Contributor
28,297 posts
81 reviews
Save Reply
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
Nova Scotia
Destination Expert
for Nova Scotia
Level Contributor
10,363 posts
161 reviews
Save Reply
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.

Gloucester, United...
Level Contributor
43 posts
45 reviews
Save Reply
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.

Christchurch, New...
Destination Expert
for Zhuhai, Christchurch, South Island
Level Contributor
31,665 posts
322 reviews
Save Reply
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.

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

-:- Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-

This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.

To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html

We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

Removed on: 23 April 2015, 05:16