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Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“south island” (105 reviews)
“new zealand” (126 reviews)
“small town” (42 reviews)
LOCATION
Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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080023538283
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"south island"
in 105 reviews
"new zealand"
in 126 reviews
"small town"
in 42 reviews
"blue water"
in 30 reviews
"snow capped mountains"
in 44 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 24 reviews
"sunny day"
in 27 reviews
"mount cook"
in 49 reviews
"mt john"
in 57 reviews
"one night"
in 23 reviews
"hot pools"
in 59 reviews
"southern alps"
in 19 reviews
"hot springs"
in 29 reviews
"milky way"
in 24 reviews
"colour"
in 251 reviews
"lake"
in 857 reviews
"shepherd"
in 155 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Such a beautiful area, the lake is spectacular, the mountains surrounding it are just gorgeous. We stayed in the area the night before so we wouldn't have to drive 3 hours from Christchurch. So worth going.

Thank thesigno4
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove some 300 kms along the highways to reach this marvelous location from Christchurch. This is the most visited Lake in the South Island of New Zealand. As you drive in to this lake the scene changes to that of activities. Water sports in...More

Thank SojanIpe
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love it here. Peaceful and small. Pretty. So pretty. Bus loads of tourists come and go, but it is so lovely. A must see and expereince if you are in the vacinity.

Thank louisa k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely love beautiful lake Tekapo, especially on a clear day when the water is beautifully clear blue and you can see the mountains

Thank barefootlouise
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best places I have visited in my life. Beautiful scenary with snowy mountains in the background of pure blue lake.

Thank Chamila W
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake was amazing! So blue and so cold! Definitely worth a pitstop into. It was very windy blowing off the lake so rug up!

Thank Alex G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lake, especially with the snow covered mountains behind it. Nice little town, with a supermarket, and a few shops, and tourist facilities, such as joy flights. The town has grown so much since we were here a few years ago!

Thank ppcp19792015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stunning scenery, and a visit to the little church on the lakeside is a must. Nice to visit here any time of the year.

Thank Bridget K
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One word. Tranquility. The beauty of this place is beyond words. It is to be seen to be believed. The stargazing activities, are simply astounding in their beauty and not to expensive. Stay overnight here, there are some camping sites in the area, ask the...More

Thank Kristjan_Iceman
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have gone to several lakes in NZ and by far this is the best... The church ..the view and sorroundings just breathtaking....

Thank DanielMuljanto
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Krizle Diane Y
7 July 2018|
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Response from Michael-4551 | Reviewed this property |
It is winter time in NZ so it will be cold, wet and windy. The bonus is you will see the mountains covered in snow. It's hard to say what weather you get on the day. I was there late April and it was dry and sunny on the day... More
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Yi Yun T
30 June 2018|
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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful stunning any time of year would never disappoint
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