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Queenstown, New Zealand
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I live in the English Lake District and I am used to large lakes with a mountainous backdrop, the only difference with lake Wakatipu is that there is this bright object in the sky that warms you and keeps the rain away! This is a...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

the boat ride was fun. try and skip the noon one, crowded and a lot of pushy people. The lunch and sheep shearing were worth it.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CarolineFarm
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lake Wakatipu was a very pretty Lake was heaps of activities for everyone. Everything from steam boat rides, Jet Boats and Kayaks. Very European on the other side of the world

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank am0ustafa
Reviewed 1 week ago

We resided at Aspen House during our stay in Queenstown and we looked over the views of this Lake and across to the Remarkables. We just couldn't pull ourselves away from the views. Its a "must see"!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The 3rd largest lake in NZ offers ever changing views, watch the colours change on the lake and surrounding mountains as the sun moves across the sky. Beauty aside eating, drinking, walking or boating options are all on hand at the Queenstown end to maximise...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake wakatipu is one of the most beautiful scenic areas in the world. Surrounding Queenstown city and ringed by giant snow capped mountains on all sides, this crystal clear fresh water lake is not to be missed. Hiking trails, jet boating, and even a mechanical...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luko667
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning glacier lake scenery next to Queens town. Many activities - boating, kayaking, parasailing. A must do!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Diane K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are in Queenstown you can't miss this beautiful lake as the town stretches around it. Definitely go for the walk along the lake. Stunning views of the surrounding mountains from every corner and it is not a strenuous walk but it will be...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Kiwi-1976
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wayne will take you out for a couple of hours for $39 (we bargained for $30 each) and show you around the corner of Queenstown where the wealthy have upgraded the original homes. Very peaceful, and the open, serve yourself honor bar was a treat,...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank mgden
Reviewed 1 week ago

With ever changing views, ever changing colours, and plenty to watch and see on the water. This is such a marvelous place which surrounds Queenstown. A Definite Must!

Date of experience: March 2019
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You will enjoy a lake cruise on the Earnslaw in the evening.