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Tekapo Adventures

Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
+64 20 4156 4900
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Stunning view and awesome company!

We travelled to Tekapo (2 adults, 1 teen) primarily to enjoy our interest in landscapes and... read more

Reviewed 20 April 2018
Sarah T
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Hamilton, New Zealand
Discovering New Zealand

The 1st leg of my NZ South Island trip brought me to Tekapo - for it's lake and proximity to Mount... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Rami K
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Tekapo Adventures offers Scenic 4WD Tours through private high country stations near Lake Tekapo. Our breathtaking tours offer guests the opportunity to experience The Outstanding Natural Landscapes of The Mackenzie Country, an impressive region in the South Island of New Zealand. Our scenic 4WD tours journey through some of New Zealand's most impressive High Country Stations, offering beautiful natural scenery of towering glaciated mountains, pristine rivers and views across the southern alps and remote tussock grasslands of the unique Mackenzie Basin, the largest intermontane basin in New Zealand. Our memorable tours educate guests on the unique ecology and Outstanding Natural Landscapes that are found within this magical part of NZ, as you travel in style in our comfortable Land Rover Defenders. Tour range from 1.5 hours to 3 hours- full day excursions. Private charter is also available.
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Lake Tekapo 7999, New Zealand
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Reviewed 20 April 2018

We travelled to Tekapo (2 adults, 1 teen) primarily to enjoy our interest in landscapes and photography, so booked this 4WD adventure in order to get off the well-beaten track and venture into places we would not otherwise have access to. We loved it! Cristina...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The 1st leg of my NZ South Island trip brought me to Tekapo - for it's lake and proximity to Mount Cook! while in Fairlie where i stayed I searched what else to see and do from a different view / perspective & that's when...More

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CYHO2016, Manager at Tekapo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you Rami for your great review :) We enjoyed showing you Lake Tekapo's backcountry, and what real beauty lies when you get away from the township! So many people are focused on the lake, but so much more is outside of the town! Both...More

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Christina drove us very competently up the valley and enabled us to enjoy the beautiful countryside and views using private tracks and along the braided riverbed with not a soul around. We were very lucky that we had fabulous sunshine. She chose a different return...More

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CYHO2016, Manager at Tekapo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2018

It was a lovely day indeed ! Happy to hear your enjoyed our Cass Valley Tour and the different route back. The weather made for a great day in the backcountry ! Thank you for your feedback about the middle seats, we could have had...More

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

Cristina and Ben took my husband and I on a private tour. We even got to swim in lake Pukaki. Glacier water , but the girls managed to take a quick dip. They both had a lot of knowledge of not only the Tekapo area...More

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CYHO2016, Manager at Tekapo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review us! The swimming was a highlight of the tour for us too! we had fabulous summer weather to embrace the tour with! We look forward to seeing you again some day :)

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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

My husband and I are travelling around New Zealand on our honeymoon and we’re looking for a convenient, comfortable and adventurous way to see Lake Tekapo and the beautiful Mackenzie Countryside. Friends of ours that are locals recommended Tekapo Adventures — we booked their Cass...More

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CYHO2016, Manager at Tekapo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

Thank you for your review! We enjoyed sharing with you the beautiful backcountry of Lake Tekapo. The Cass Valley is a stunning trip to take with us, and we are very happy you enjoyed sharing the experience with us.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Ben and Cristina who run Tekapo Adventures are fabulous - very knowledgeable. My husband and I really enjoyed our tour - STUNNING VIEWS - we got some great shots and we learnt so much about New Zeland! We even went to visit some sheep! A...More

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CYHO2016, General Manager at Tekapo Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Thank you Vanessa for your kind words! We enjoyed sharing with you and your husband the Mackenzie Backcountry. We hope you enjoy the rest of your honeymoon in New Zealand !

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Reviewed 29 January 2018

I work for a Timaru based electronics company, and we had a foreign supplier visiting last week. The trip was scheduled at short notice, so we were scrambling for ideas to entertain our guest (we like to provide visiting guests a quality Kiwi experience). When...More

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