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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Pukaki. Breathtakingly beautiful. It's hard to find the right words to describe the beauty. I can promise you that Lake Pukaki looks much more impressive when you see it in person than it does in any photograph or video. It’s a must see in...More

Thank Neha B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a superb lake with great views towards the snow clad mountains. The statue of the Tahr is fascinating to some extent due to the information but it is worth a picture. The centre had a range of very useful leaflets and it has...More

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed 6 October 2017

This lake is located in the heart of South Island. An absolute must stop at the scenic lookout/visitor centre which is off the highway. Astounding views of the snow capped mountain region over the aqua blue pristine lake, absolutely breathtaking. Don't forget to catch the...More

Thank moonlotus18
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Its a great stop on your drive . A small shop for a coffee and some great local salmon delicacy . Try The salmon with wasabi and soy , its really fresh and yummy.

Thank RejiThomson
Reviewed 20 September 2017

What a beautiful lake. Unfortunality we did not see Mt cook as it was the only mountain under cloud, so it looked like it had dissappeared. Lake Pukaki is a huge lake and there is a great viewing area of the road.

Thank StephenandLancia
Reviewed 12 September 2017

With the alps in the far distance, a little greenery by the sides, and many rocks covering across where we were admiring it, the whole place is very picturesque - and during evening it is like a mirror too! And we have found a way...More

2  Thank christmasweien
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Similar to Lake Tekapo you have a absolute stunning scenery here. The lake with the mountains in the background makes this place so special.

1  Thank Beblibla
Reviewed 15 July 2017

It's hard to find the right words to describe the beauty. We started with thick fog at the bottom of the lake, but as we got closer to Mt Cook the cloud cleared and the scenery was just breath-taking. The road is easy to drive,...More

2  Thank BBs_Mrs
Reviewed 14 July 2017

A beautiful clear day greeted us as we drove to Aoraki/Mt Cook Village. What a stunning drive. After visiting Lakes Wakitipu and Wanaka, how could this area be as beautiful? The dominant and majestic Mt Cook, that's how. Awesome views along the way had us...More

1  Thank PS2290
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A lake with a snow-capped mountain view behind, is a breath-taking moment in my life. No words / pictures can describe. Lake Pukaki Visitor Information Centre is worth to visit (as they provide parking & photo spot). You also can stop by & buy some...More

Thank szakia
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