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Moke Lake

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Address: Moke Lake Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 3-442 7935
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US$215.86*
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Private Tour: Half-Day Queenstown and Beyond Photography Tour
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Private Tour: Full-Day Queenstown and Southern Lakes Photography Tour
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Full-Day Queenstown and Southern Lakes Small-Group Photography Tour

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Great mountain bike ride.

We did a ride out from Queenstown upto and around the lake, it is very beautiful and was a great ride. We had a perfect day for it. Great photography opportunities on a still day.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Vanessa C
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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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Holmes Chapel, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We did a ride out from Queenstown upto and around the lake, it is very beautiful and was a great ride. We had a perfect day for it. Great photography opportunities on a still day.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Moke Lake is a short drive from Queenstown but you quickly leave the town behind and feel like you are miles from civilisation. There are two good walks here, a short pleasant stroll around the lake or it is the start of the back way to either Arthurs Point (4-5 hours away) or up over the ridge and down into... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of our favorite things we did in Queenstown. Short drive from downtown Queenstown but feels completely out of town - gravel roads, lots of scenery, and very few people (at least when we went). Short (2 hours of so) hike up the hills and around the lake, with sheep and cows roaming freely around the area.

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Thank Kevin D
Auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a lovely drive up through steep high-country farmland to a wee lake far from the crowded tourist areas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

nice view and take are picure like painting specialy when a sunset dan sunrise that moment we cannot talk it speechless must go

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Drove here just to check it out, really awesome sport, dead quiet and amazing views. Beware of the sand flies they are pretty aggressive! Good for camping, fishing, kayaking....etc. Ideally have a 4wd but not essential if its dry

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This was a beautiful albeit muddy walk around the lake. It was so quite and peaceful yet not far from Queenstown at all.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

If you like to go somewhere beautiful but where you won't find a lot of tourists or fast food places or coffee shops then this is for you. There are sheep roaming around, amazing scenery, even geese! Make a picnic and set up by the water and just enjoy the beautify of New Zealand. It will touch your heart and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

If you are campervanning or camping, Moke Lake has a great DOC site for $8 (I think) per person per night. Has clean drop loos and an undercover area. Camp spots are nice and private, bit of sheep poo and sand flies around though. The lake is super cold! But good views none the less. If you camp there there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The lake is located around 12 km from Queenstown and is georgeous for camping. We spent an afternoon there, swam in the lake and did some fab walks. There is some good fishing too although we didn't try it. Perfect place to spend a day. Facilities included toilets, cooking shelter and running water. The views were fascinating since it was... More 

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