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Lake Lyndon

Porter Pass Road, Springfield, New Zealand
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Beautiful Lake with shelter and toilet

It's one of the DOC free camping places with a shelter and toilet. The lake is beautiful and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Satyabrata
,
New Delhi
An average lake in autumn

We stopped at this lake to stretch our legs after all the driving. It was quite bare in autumn, but... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
PaulSiow
,
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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2 weeks ago
“Beautiful Lake with shelter and toilet”
23 Jan 2018
“An average lake in autumn”
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Porter Pass Road, Springfield, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
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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
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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 Nicki J
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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.

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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is the first of the beautiful Alpine Lakes visible from the Alpine Highway after leaving Christchurch. A lovely picnic or fishing spot and Ice Skating during the winter.

Thank OVERSZ
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

Lake lydon locate on Arthur pass near castle hill. It's quite a big lake with the good view and you can access to the lake by car. You can take a break of long drive on arthur pass here, see the view for some relax...More

Thank Ohmy_Attakorn
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Reviewed 29 July 2015

The ice was not thick enough for skating when we went but the lake does get covered in enough ice for skating. At some point ice had frozen broken-up then re-frozen making an amazing pattern across the lake several people were playing happily near the...More

Thank nglenjarman
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