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“Stunning landmark in the heart of New Zealand”

Church of the Good Shepherd
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US$229.17*
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Christchurch to Queenstown via Mount Cook One-Way Tour
Ranked #3 of 27 things to do in Lake Tekapo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: The Church of the Good Shepherd is situated on the shores of Lake Tekapo amongst the natural beauty of the lake and the mountains. The Church of the Good Shepherd was built to the glory of God as a memorial to the pioneers of the Mackenzie Country. "Somehow the setting and the church combine to speak of God to those who enter and pause in the midst of their busy lives." - Peter Hurricks NO PHOTOS INSIDE Please do not use cameras, cellphones or tablets inside the church so that others may enjoy as is a place of prayer and reflection. PLEASE REMOVE YOUR WASTE There are no toilet or rubbish collection facilities in the area around the church so we kindly ask that visitors remove their waste and respect the natural environment around the church.
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Words cannot describe how worth it is to stop and see this gorgeous little stone and oak church on the edge of the truly remarkable Lake Tekapo. So surreal with the stunning mountain ranges surrounding the lake with the tiny church in the background. Go inside sit in the pew and take in the spectacular view...you will not be disappointed. My fiancé and I loved it there so much that we will marry there this year. Drive around the lake on the right side of the lake and take it all in.

Thank Tiffany B
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Reviewed 6 August 2014 via mobile

A small however nice church located next to lake Tekapo. Take your camera with you and shoot from the church inside. There is a cross in the middle and through the window behind you will see the lake. Very nice photo!

Thank Jacqueline A
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

This is a beautiful little Church with the most beautiful view. If God has windows I am sure the window in the Church of the Good Shepherd is one of them! Not to be missed.

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Reviewed 4 August 2014

A beautiful Church, located in a vast expanse of natural beauty. The surrounds are truly beautiful, with great photo opportunities.

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Reviewed 1 August 2014

We just follow other people's advise come to see this. However, i did not find anything make me surprise. Really small one. But view for lake is quite good.

Thank Ye Y
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