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Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Words really can't express how beautiful this place is, and pictures do a poor job conveying it as well. If you are in New Zealand, come through Tekapo and spend a few hours walking, biking, hiking, or riding horses around the Lake. This place is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Sadly taking pictures does this site no justice! Take the time to drive around both sides of the lake, stop, breath in, take pictures, listen to silence and relax.. Ah, holidays!

Thank Inthought
Reviewed 4 days ago

MUST visit in South Island. Love the Lupins growing by the lakeside. Extremely scenic. Stayed there for hours enjoying the view.

Thank kellycherish
Reviewed 5 days ago

One of the many beautiful lakes in New Zealand. The water is just so blue. It's a pity that it was poring rain the day that we were there or we would have spent a bit more time there enjoying the view.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 1 week ago

South Island has got a lot of lakes but I think this should be on the top lists to visit, plus if you are lucky you get to see the aurora at night.

Thank Tulang_B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a must-visit if you visit NZ. There is also a Astrocafe with soft yet not too sweet carrot cakes and latte. There are also seats indoor and outdoor with a great panoramic view of the lake.

Thank Deontlc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Tekapo is a really beautiful and amazing place to visit. The serenity and peace you get visiitng the gorgeous lake is amazing. The twon is small and cozy and a great getaway for people seeking peace and quiet with a great view.

Thank beauty l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect time to come here are between mid November to February. The temperature are perfect for Lupin flowers to bloom. You can see Lupin flowers everywhere.

Thank Fairuz_Z79
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stunning 5 star views in Lake Tekapo. The blue water will catch your eye no matter how many time you look at it.

Thank karleenicole
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lake Tekapo is absolutely gorgeous! The colour on a sunny day is stunning. Unfortunately, it is rather busy with tourists, particularly the Church of the Good Shepherd. All the "no drones" signs are ignored, which is frustrating! All shops in town are within walking distance...More

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krizledianey
6 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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Response from Lesley H | Reviewed this property |
Beautiful stunning any time of year would never disappoint
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