Lake Tekapo is located in the heart of the Mackenzie District in Canterbury and is one of Canterbury's top tourist attractions being an unforgettable piece of paradise staight out of the Middle Earth of the Lord of the Rings. View this promotional video about Tekapo. more
Lake Tekapo is sure to make you fall instantly in love with its unspoilt and awe-inspiring landscapes. Come and be enchanted by its majestical mountains, stunning turquoise water, rugged tussock landscapes and excellent trout fishing. The lake itself is a spectacular turquoise colour due to finely ground rock in the glacial melted waters from the mountains froming the looming backdrop from the shores of the lake.
Lake Tekapo also has a quaint resort town nestled on the shores of the lake offering everything you need, including a great range of Lake Tekapo accommodation. Accommodation ranges from Lake Tekapo boutique accommodation to Lake Tekapo backpackers' accommodation.
Trekking and tramping in Lake Tekapo is one of the region's most popular outdoor activities and offers a whole range of choices of guided tours to suit a variety of levels of fitnesses and adventure. Other popular activities in Lake Tekapo include jetboating, scenic flights, snow and alpine tours, fishing, hunting, horse riding, Lake Tekapo's thermal springs, Tekapo's observatory and skiing.
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Mobile-friendly - Bike It Now!'s Cycle company is based in Historic Clyde, Central Otago. Our expertise on all the Central Otago trails is well recognised. Our one stop Cycle Shop includes; retail, hire, workshop and tour planning. Our team prides itself on being cycle specialists, delivering premium customer service, and superior knowledge. Open 7 days, because - "We are all about you!"
Mobile-friendly - Formerly Earth & Sky, Dark Sky Project is proud to be NZ’s premier stargazing and observatory experience located in one of the best regions in the world for seeing the night skies. Our expert guides and astrophotographers share the science and stories of the southern skies at a range of locations including the world-renowned University of Canterbury Mt John Observatory.
Mobile-friendly - Built to blend-in with the environment, Lakefront Lodge comfortably sleeps 76 people in dorm rooms with variety of stand-alone private accommodation outside including twin & double-units, ensuite-units and glamping in summer. Situated on the shore overlooking beautiful Lake Tekapo and the mountains beyond, perfect for groups, sports clubs, schools, families, and individual travellers and anyone looking for communal affordable accommodation.
Mobile-friendly - Lake Tekapo Holiday Park is set on the picturesque shores of beautiful Lake Tekapo, with magnificent views across the lake to surrounding mountains with stunning night sky. From cabins to family units, ensuite units, motels, powered or non-powered sites. Lake Tekapo Holiday Park is an idyllic place to stay for a night or two or make it your holiday destination.
Enjoy stunning views of Lake Tekapo while walking or riding this track. The trail travels along an old glacial terrace through tussocks and patches of native vegetation. On a fine day you get sweeping views of Lake Tekapo and the surrounding mountains. It is a steep descent above Boundary Stream on the way back to Lilybank Road.
Mobile-friendly - Start your journey towards the ultimate New Zealand ski holiday. At Ski New Zealand we take pride in designing custom winter holidays across New Zealand's North and South Island ski resorts. We will do all the planning, booking and organizing, leaving you to enjoy your holiday completely stress-free! Get in touch to book your tailor-made New Zealand winter holiday today.
Mobile-friendly - Experience Tekapo Springs for relaxation and recreation in Lake Tekapo in the South Island! Relax in the hot pools or cooler pools with aqua play area. Enjoy the Jumpernaut (giant inflatable obstacle course) and amazing Aqua Drop (150-metre downhill water slide). Treat yourself to a massage or facial at the day spa then refuel at the Altitude 720 cafe/bar.
Mobile-friendly - Soak in the stars with Tekapo Star Gazing, the only guided hot pools and stargazing tour in New Zealand! Learn about the incredible dark sky reserve with high-powered telescopes and a unique fusion of astronomy and storytelling then slip into a 38°C hot pool and admire the amazing Southern skies! Free Tekapo shuttle, towels and hot drinks are included.
Views from the web cam include a panorama of the lake and village and points of interest around the Tekapo area.
Elevated views of Lake Tekapo from each direction. There is also a new cam set up at Roundhill Ski Area looking South towards the Village.
View the latest snow and weather conditions at Roundhill Ski Area via a live webcam
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Australasian Rogaining Championships 2023
Tekapo will hold the Australasian Rogaining 24hr Championships on 16th-17th of December 2023. There is also two other options, 24hr/15hr & 6 hour non-championship rogaines held on Saturday 16th December. 24hr ...
Where: Glenmore Station, Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie
Address: 1463 Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie
From: 10:00am on Saturday 16th December 2023
To: 4:00pm on Sunday 17th December 2023
Lake Tekapo High Country 4WD Tour
This full-day tour will give you a unique look behind the gates at Glenmore & Godley Peaks, two iconic High Country Stations in Tekapo. The event is a guided trip, with spaces available for personal vehicles or ...
Where: Lake Tekapo, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie
Address: 1463 Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo, Mackenzie
From: 8:00am on Saturday 2nd March 2024
To: 4:30pm on Saturday 2nd March 2024