The Most Photographed Pub in New Zealand

The Cadrona Hotel, which is the most photographed pub in New Zealand, “could probably tell a tale or two”, according to Mogens Johansen in the West Australian.

Standing in front of the 1863 established pub and its close by restored buildings makes you feel like you have travelled back in time with its old-style charm with warped wood cladding and “the Gaelic Whisky sign above the door looks like it has been shot a few times”.

Inside “there is a cosy bar with heavy wooden furniture and from the exposed beams hang an assortment of historic paraphernalia ranging from mining equipment to snow shoes and a pair of skis that the local ghost apparently moves from time to time”.

The Cadrona Hotel, in the Cardrona Valley between Queenstown and Wanaka, is popular for its closeness to ski field and mountain-bike trails.

The outside “beer garden with shady trees and a stone fireplace” make it the perfect place to stop for a meal or drink.

Article Source: The West Australian, Mogens Johansen, May 11, 2015.

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