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Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“new zealand” (123 reviews)
“south island” (101 reviews)
“small town” (41 reviews)
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Lake Tekapo, New Zealand
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080023538283
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"new zealand"
in 123 reviews
"south island"
in 101 reviews
"small town"
in 41 reviews
"blue water"
in 29 reviews
"snow capped mountains"
in 42 reviews
"mount cook"
in 50 reviews
"stunning scenery"
in 23 reviews
"sunny day"
in 27 reviews
"mt john"
in 56 reviews
"one night"
in 22 reviews
"lapin"
in 16 reviews
"holiday park"
in 16 reviews
"hot pools"
in 55 reviews
"southern alps"
in 19 reviews
"astro cafe"
in 16 reviews
"hot springs"
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"milky way"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved Lake Tekapo - the water is such an incredible blue and the views from the hills around it are breath-taking. We visited in the shoulder season, and it was still pretty busy, so in summer when there's hordes of tourists, it must...More

Thank HoneyBadgerBex
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Reviewed 3 days ago

At the heart of this community lies a small stone church, set against a backdrop of snow capped mountains and the most serene turquoise lake I've ever seen. We travelled to Tekapo to photograph the night sky, and I have never seen a night sky...More

Thank Sarah T
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Could be one of the beautiful lake around NZ. Every spot is ART. It looks amazing from the bridge. Must go ! During late night, it is a place to looking at Stars

Thank kwlee23200
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing. A must see. Nature at its absolute best. Frost atop the roof of the old stone building just added to the beauty of the scenery. Simply stunning.

Thank Moniqueryan
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at Lake Tekapo for an evening and loved it. The lake is a beautiful blue, and the hills were highlighted with color as the sun went down. Picture perfect (no pun intended...!!!)

Thank RWHHouston
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We planned a stopover on the drive from Milford Sound to Christchurch and this place didn't disappoint. It was the most pristine lake with ice capped mountains and it blew me away with its beauty.

Thank Fiona_Karen_Linny
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lake is very nic, with stunning view with the mountains. Very nice as well at dawn with nice reflections on the water.

Thank Bertrand P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful colors, and plenty of possible activities (including star gazing) in the area. Wish I could have stayed longer.

Thank ECWorld
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved these pools really relaxing in a lovely environment. Quaint town with lots of options to dine.

Thank wez6699
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the best time! We attended church service at the Church of the Good Shepherd, on the shore of Lake Tekapo. Whether you go to church or not, lake tekapo is a very picturesque and beautiful spot to just stroll, hike around, or enjoy...More

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Yennie_miuyin1
18 November 2017|
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Response from Robin T | Reviewed this property |
See Cathy's answer above. Thje lupins weren't out when we went but a friend who travelled recently said they are now out and look amazing and should continue on for a while yet
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stellaaung
6 October 2017|
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Response from training1029 | Reviewed this property |
I've not been there, but their website says: First Come, First Served First Come, First Served Sites are allocated in a first come, first served basis. Get in early for the best spot. When will you be visiting? At this time... More
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Gabby Z
28 August 2017|
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Response from avenue12016 | Reviewed this property |
It does depend what you want to do, there are water sports, hot springs, skiing in winter, it's very picturesque, probably 2 to 3 days.
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