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Gem Alpaca Stud Fairlie
#1 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
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Mount John University Observatory Lake Tekapo
#2 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
We were blessed with clear skies and the panoramic views from the top are breathtaking, taking in the lake, mountains and village with the observatory domes adding an added dimension to the landscape.
Spent a couple of hours wandering around the Mount John summit complex, enjoying stunning views of Lake Tekapo, the township and the gorgeous snow capped mountains surrounding it all.
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Church of the Good Shepherd Lake Tekapo
#3 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
It is in the BEST location every - on the shores of Lake Tekapo and on a beautiful day like we had, the view is forever into the distant mountains across the lake which is the most gorgeous turquoise blue from the...
The little church sitting on top of the lake is a wonderful site, for those who aren’t religious it’s a nice visit and for those who are it’s a great place to sit and enjoy the simple but elegant design.
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Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon Shop Twizel
#4 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
And on top of it all you eat the amazing food while sitting outside with a wonderful view of the bluest lake you'll ever see!
And to have an amazing view of Mount Cook over lake Pukaki as a backdrop is just breathtaking.
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High Country Salmon Twizel
#5 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
Amazing view as well!
We were able to view harvesting of the fish, feed some fish and purchase fresh (caught that morning) salmon to have with our cheese we had purchased up the road.
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SkyScape Twizel
#6 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
The views of the Milky Way, Magellanic clouds and the Southern Hemisphere constellations were amazing!
You have total seclusion, beautiful views and if you are lucky enough to get clear skies will be treated to the best view of the stars anywhere.
Mackenzie Sheep Dog Statue Lake Tekapo
#7 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
This is an awesome statue with an amazing back ground view, Great place to take pics and just enjoy the piece and quiet!!
My first time to Tekapo and it was worth the visit to see this memorial statue to one of the reasons NZ became a farming leader in the world, without our furry friends we would be what we are today, amazing views...
Morelea Farm Fairlie
#8 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
New Zealand Alpine Lavender Farm Pukaki
#9 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
Twizel Walkway Twizel
#10 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
With the rear seat on my bike, it was ok but I had to be very careful in not losing my own footing - great view too.
Mount Cook Alpine Memorial Aoraki Mount Cook National Park (Te Wahipounamu)
#11 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
Memorial to James Mackenzie Fairlie
#12 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
Tahr Sculpture Pukaki
#13 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District
Balmoral Farm Yard and Shop Lake Tekapo
#14 of 14 Sights & Landmarks in Mackenzie District