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“Spectacular.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Lake Pukaki

Lake Pukaki
New Zealand
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$273*
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Explore Mount Cook from Christchurch
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Spectacular.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

On a clear day this is New Zealand scenery at its best. If you can see Mt Cook. Go there and hike the trails onto the glaciers.

Visited May 2012
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Midlands
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195 reviews 195 reviews
60 attraction reviews
Reviews in 108 cities Reviews in 108 cities
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
“Quiet beauty and an iridescent blue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2012

It was a very hot sunny day but sitting at the back of the local bar, a cool breeze came off the water and provided a quiet moment to break our journey. It's a stunning location and worth making a stopping point on a tour of the South Island.

Visited March 2012
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Los Angeles, California
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9 attraction reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
“This lake is awesome!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

I am only writing a review on this lake because tripadvisor prompted me to. Lake Pukaki is awesome. You have to be stupid not to visit it or LakeTekapo if you're in the area.

Beautiful milky quality to the water from the glaciers.

Visited October 2012
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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“Soooo beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

A land of contrast. Went past on a Sat with our Italien guest and weather was so wet and foggy. Back the next day and the sky was clear and the lake sooo blue and beautiful. Outstanding sight!!!

Visited October 2012
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“Endless sea of blue”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

huge lake with the most beautiful blue on the way to mount cook. alpine mountains surround this lake enhances the view

Visited October 2012
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