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“Happy New Year” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Moke Lake

Moke Lake
Moke Lake Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3 442 7935
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Ranked #5 of 12 Attractions in Queenstown
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Nelson, New Zealand
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11 attraction reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Happy New Year”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2012

We spent new year camped at beautiful Moke Lake to get away from the craziness of Queenstown. It was utterly beautiful. Peaceful, calm, tranquil etc. recommend taking a kayak if you have one to have a nice relaxed paddle in the water. Or walk around it, or follow The Moonlight Trail from it. Moke Lake is a small wee lake set in a basic that blocks the noise of the outside world and a place to go to chill out and relax or just take a swim in the sunshine. Glorious!

Visited December 2011
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Seattle, Washington
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“Great hike or bike ride and/or picnic area”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2012

You can ride a bike from the main road between Queenstown and Glenorchy up. It's about 2.5 miles from the end of the pavement and it's a serious climb the entire way. From pavement you get on a dirt farm road for several miles, so XC MTB recommended. There's a hiking/biking loop of about 4 miles around the lake you can do when you get there or you can hang out at the lake which is very peaceful and scenic. Horses, bikes, cars are allowed.

Visited March 2012
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Queenstown, New Zealand
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“just so peaceful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

amazing driving into the lake. the scenery amazing. great walking and mountain biking

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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“Fishing is wonderful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

My son has been out there twice, once to fish and other time to overnight and both times he says it was the best times ever...

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Melbourne, Australia
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“Awe inspiring scenery”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Just get there.... somehow. Its only 15-20 mins drive from Queenstown.

Visited February 2012
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