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Lake Te Koutu

Thornton Road, Cambridge, New Zealand
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Truly awesome place

Small but truly awesome place for the family. Mirror picturesque small lake, nice walkways at the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
santo t
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Auckland, New Zealand
Cambridge Oasis

Living in Cambridge, it is easy to take the Lake for granted. It is however a lovely place to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
John L
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good56%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
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Travellers talk about
“relaxing walk” (4 reviews)
“great spot” (3 reviews)
“great dog” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Thornton Road, Cambridge, New Zealand
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"lovely place to visit"
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Reviewed yesterday

Small but truly awesome place for the family. Mirror picturesque small lake, nice walkways at the perimeter of the water, green lawn, dog exercise park, barbeque, old mature magnificent trees, you name it. Really lovely place at the autumn when nature play with colours on...More

Thank santo t
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Living in Cambridge, it is easy to take the Lake for granted. It is however a lovely place to visit and stroll around. Some challenging climbs up to the roads above for those who feel energetic. My only criticism is that the lake itself need...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I always take the dog for a walk round the lake when we visit Cambridge. So many people to say hello too, plenty of things to photograph, ducks to watch, trees to admire..... A great spot to stretch your legs.

Thank Sandra R
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Love visiting here during any season! And it is always bustling with activity! Love taking my dog down here, he always gets a lot of attention :)

Thank Grace A
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

I go over here at least twice a year to photograph reflections of leaves in the lake. The water is brackish and so the reflections are quite unusual. Clear and sort of sinister. I have a long association with this lake because I went to...More

1  Thank janetkeenartist
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

A hidden gem right in the middle of Cambridge. A lovely lake and picnic area with plenty of birdlife and ducks. There are even some upper level tracks for the more adventurous. Don't miss the waterfall plus rose gardens and art gallery at the top

1  Thank peter_the_traveller4
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

An excellent place to stop the car and stretch the legs in a beautiful natural environment. The average visitor or traveller is not aware of the existence of this hidden corner of peace and loveliness. The lake is surrounded by excellent and old trees and...More

Thank PeterCarr255108
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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

A must visit spot in Cambridge. We walked around the lake in 20 minutes. The reflection of the lake is amazing, can compare to the famous one in South Island. Dogs, ducks and birds are everywhere. People having picnic, reading books under the tree, walking...More

Thank LilyChak
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

It is very close to town and once you enter the park it was surprising that a beautiful lake in there. Worth for a walk and enjoying the beauty of natural and quiet !

Thank Cora W
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had been living in Cambridge for over 6 months before we visited this little gem. A lovely peaceful place where kids play, people picnic while others walk their dogs. I recently returned in early spring and the colours were beautiful. A place to walk,...More

Thank Tasi
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