15 Things to do in Lake Tekapo

1  Drive (15min) or walk the track (45min) to the summit of Mount John and see amazing 360 degree views of the Mackenzie Country.

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2  Immerse yourself at Tekapo Springs Hot Pools and Day Spa.

3  Explore the inspiring Aoraki-Mount Cook National Park and the Mackenzie Country regions.

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4  Look up in awe at billions of stars and planets within the international dark sky reserve.

5  Alps to Ocean – Cycle Trail. Sure to be a memorable experience through some of the most beautiful scenery in New Zealand.

6  Hike or snow shoe with Alpine Recreation.Alpine Suites on Tekapo



7  Mountain Bike 24km of tracks in the Lake Tekapo Regional Park.

8  Book a scenic helicopter or fixed wing plane flight over breathtaking glaciers and Aoraki-Mt. Cook.

9  Go Skiing at Round Hill Ski Field or drive there (30min) just for the views and coffee. (winter season)

Four people snowshoeing with Lake Tekapo in the background

10 Experience mountain scenery while horse trekking.

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11  Drive (15min) to beautiful Lake Alexandrina.

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12  Enjoy picturesque views from both the “Balmoral” and “The Cairns” 9 hole golf courses.

13  Catch a trout or a salmon in one of the world’s best fly fishing destinations. Allow time to spare when talking to Kevin about this one.

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14  Stretch your legs with a stroll (15min) to the township and the “Church of the Good Shepherd.”

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15  Stride out along Cowan’s Hill Walkway with superb views of Lake Tekapo. This is one of Jenny’s favourite walks.

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For further information ask us about the above activities. We are happy to book for you.