Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo

4.7
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
For some outdoor adventure, head to Lake Tekapo, where the dark blue water and snow-capped peaks provide an ideal setting for a range of nature activities. Hike, horseback ride, or mountain bike along trails around the lake and through the surrounding mountains. The mountains also provide great skiing, heli-skiing, and rock climbing. In warmer weather, swimmers, windsurfers, and boaters flock to the lake's calm waters. Visit the bronze sheepdog statue for a glimpse into the local history and the importance of sheep farming to the community. Make your Lake Tekapo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
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  • The lake itself is beautiful. Crystal clear with nice surroundings. There’s a great park for children lake front also.  more »
  • Amazing scenery, great locals... breathtaking place. Absolutely love it and we will be back again in the future.  more »

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