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Moke Lake

Moke Lake Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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“gravel road” (11 reviews)
“doc campsite” (5 reviews)
“camping area” (5 reviews)
Moke Lake Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 3-442 7935
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Reviewed February 1, 2017

Take a 20 minute or so ride out to the Moke lake. Needs an all wheel drive car on bad weather because its at the end of an unsealed road. Once there you are definitely away from the rat race. Parking available at the end...More

Thank NZBeerMonster
Reviewed January 18, 2017

We did a ride out from Queenstown upto and around the lake, it is very beautiful and was a great ride. We had a perfect day for it. Great photography opportunities on a still day.

Thank Vanessa C
Reviewed January 4, 2017

Moke Lake is a short drive from Queenstown but you quickly leave the town behind and feel like you are miles from civilisation. There are two good walks here, a short pleasant stroll around the lake or it is the start of the back way...More

2  Thank TheHighlander2015
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite things we did in Queenstown. Short drive from downtown Queenstown but feels completely out of town - gravel roads, lots of scenery, and very few people (at least when we went). Short (2 hours of so) hike up the hills and...More

Thank Kevin D
Reviewed December 19, 2016

This is a lovely drive up through steep high-country farmland to a wee lake far from the crowded tourist areas.

Thank Oldgerrypair
Reviewed December 17, 2016

nice view and take are picure like painting specialy when a sunset dan sunrise that moment we cannot talk it speechless must go

Thank sapokpital
Reviewed November 9, 2016

Drove here just to check it out, really awesome sport, dead quiet and amazing views. Beware of the sand flies they are pretty aggressive! Good for camping, fishing, kayaking....etc. Ideally have a 4wd but not essential if its dry

Thank jboardman91
Reviewed November 7, 2016

This was a beautiful albeit muddy walk around the lake. It was so quite and peaceful yet not far from Queenstown at all.

Thank KQMB
Reviewed November 4, 2016

If you like to go somewhere beautiful but where you won't find a lot of tourists or fast food places or coffee shops then this is for you. There are sheep roaming around, amazing scenery, even geese! Make a picnic and set up by the...More

1  Thank Sez M
Reviewed October 30, 2016

If you are campervanning or camping, Moke Lake has a great DOC site for $8 (I think) per person per night. Has clean drop loos and an undercover area. Camp spots are nice and private, bit of sheep poo and sand flies around though. The...More

Thank Malanda92
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Glòria T
Can we come with a caravean?
April 11, 2017|
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Response from NZBeerMonster | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the weather. Last night we had heavy rain so probably not because road will be muddy. And in winter road has ice. But in the middle of dry weather you will probably be able to get through. Note road is very... More
Hi, Do you need a fishing licence to fish in Moke Lake?
December 6, 2016|
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Response from OVERSZ | Reviewed this property |
Hi.Does Lake Moke is accessible via normal sedan car? Thanks in advance
October 25, 2016|
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Response from Lathkill | Reviewed this property |
For the majority of the year a normal sedan will be fine. Don't drive it during the winter if there is snow & ice without having snow chains. Enjoy the drive up to the lake as much as the lake it's self.