Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo

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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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  • Absolutely stunning whether you visit in Summer or Winter. The blue colour of the lake has to be seen to be believed, it’s hard to beat watching the sun set or rise in Tekapo  more »
  • Thoroughly enjoyed a few days in this southern town. Kiwis were loved experiencing Southern hospitality during the school holidays post-Covid.  more »

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