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Beautiful place to spend some time

My husband and I went to Lake Lyndon for a walk. Whilst there we saw some motorcyclists having... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Jane M
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Springfield, New Zealand
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Beautiful Lake

Lake Lyndon: Beautiful Lake located along the way to Christchurch from Greymouth Good place to... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2018
TravlQ
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Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Lake Lyndon for a walk. Whilst there we saw some motorcyclists having great fun on their bikes. Also some chaps fishing and other trampers. The scenery is breathtaking and obviously the scene changes with the seasons.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Lake Lyndon: Beautiful Lake located along the way to Christchurch from Greymouth Good place to take a break;stretch your legs and move around to click the pictures

1  Thank TravlQ
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful afternoon spent sledging beside the lake. Took a picnic although the picnic table has been used to make/light a fire unfortunately 😣Toilets were clean. There is a heap of room for the kids to run around!!

Thank SonyaDevonW
Reviewed 6 May 2018

It's one of the DOC free camping places with a shelter and toilet. The lake is beautiful and fishing is allowed. You can sit right by the lake and do picnic. Coming over the Porter Hill pass I found this lake a haven of delight

Thank Satyabrata
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We stopped at this lake to stretch our legs after all the driving. It was quite bare in autumn, but should look better in winter. The grass surrounding the lake was quite bare and brown.

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We pass Lake Lyndon every year on the way to Castle Hill. In the winter of 2015, the lake froze over and we were able to walk on it! Some people even played ice hockey. But normally, the lake is suitable for fishing or non-motor...More

Thank NickiJ125
Reviewed 6 November 2016

lake lyndon is fantastic in winter when it freezes over. The children love walking across the lake. Our large family dog enjoys it too.

1  Thank philleah
Reviewed 2 August 2016

lovely little lake, was frozen over when we visited, scenery is so wonderful, had a hot chocke at the retailer who was parked up there in a van

Thank lukebusch1
Reviewed 30 July 2016

very scenic spot, clear and warm in summer ideal for water craft and fishing and- freezes in winter so great for the ice skating. Good day trip from Christchurch

Thank daveflipp
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A good place to take the family fishing or a picnic good place to stop on the way to the westcoast to relax and distress before continuing your journey. Nature's little gem.

Thank Leanne W
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