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Lake Tekapo

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Address: Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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US$110.53*
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Mount Cook to Christchurch Tour
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Christchurch to Mount Cook One-Way Tour
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Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook One-Way Tour

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Beautiful setting but one night is enough

Visiting the Church of the Good Shepherd; a flight over Mt Cook; visiting the Astronomy Centre at Mt John and some decent walks - spas of you like - that is about it in Summer... read more

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visiting the Church of the Good Shepherd; a flight over Mt Cook; visiting the Astronomy Centre at Mt John and some decent walks - spas of you like - that is about it in Summer. Good for a night but proobably needs no longer..

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Macau, China
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The water just changes , in early morning when the sun is not too bright, you will see a milky lake , when at noon and the sun was bright, the lake becomes so blue.

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Los Angeles, California
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84 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived at night staying in a hotel with lake view. In the morning it was quite cloudy and windy. However the lake view gave us a good surprise from the hotel room balcony. Later on we drove by the Church of the Good Shepherd and had a chance having a closer look at the lake. It had a beautiful... More 

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Thank Tobbie888
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first time my mother saw the colour of this lake, she cried. In the right light under a blue sky the colour of the water will take your breath away. An absolutely stunning place.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After driving all day this place was great to get those legs moving in a nice, easy walk along the lake side. So beautiful

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Bangor
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46 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely location but poor accommodation provision. Views are stunning. Would imagine during high season prices are scary and over the top. Spend a few hours here and move on.

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Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the McKenzie Basin , Lake Tekapo Is truly a beautiful lake. The lake gets its milky blue colour from glacier fed water. Lake Tekapo has beautiful clear nights due to the lack of light pollution. The village has a lot on offer. Sit on the green with a coffee and cake and enjoy the views of the lake... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful scenery, incredible mountains, it also has really still and clear waters! Definitely a place to visit if you are in NZ. The night skies are what makes this place totally worth it though.

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Meise, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So beautiful and clear water: amazing place! And so peaceful! You can even swim in it, that is if you don't mind freezing water :)

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Moranbah, Australia
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5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to have a quick stop, take some magnificent photos. Take a dip in the hot pools, or a tube down the slopes or take a chance with ice skating 😊

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