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Lake Pukaki

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Reviewed 3 days ago

another clear water lake in South Island. if you have water filter bottle, do not hesitate to drink the water from this lake. it's so fresh.

1  Thank Fajaretta
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice to stop by if u have been driving for long. The lake is mirrors the magnificent view of the mountains and the sky .

1  Thank 446juditec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really has to be seen to be believed! The water is so blue and the Views of Mount Cook are amazing! Worth it even if you just pull over, get out and take a picture or two. Although i highly recommend taking it in for...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed April 13, 2017

The scenery is breathtaking, the crystal blue lake, stunning mountain peaks. The freshest of air. A must on your travels.

1  Thank phazey
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

The shimmering Aquamarine hues of this beautiful lake is stunning and will have everlasting memories in my mind! Each view, each vista is as if it has been painted for you, but in fact it is so pure and natural unspoilt nature. We drove from...More

Thank Kovit S
Reviewed April 1, 2017 via mobile

When you drive along the road and see the views of this lake you think your looking at a postcard. It looks unreal. Even when you take a picture it doesn't do this lake and surrounding views justice. With the snowy tips of mount cook...More

Thank amyj7
Reviewed March 30, 2017

The lookout point for Lake Pukaki along State Highway 8 is VERY popular with tourists, and with good reason. The unique views of Mount Cook across the smooth,, blue waters of Lake Pukaki are well worth the stop. (It's free; why not?)

Thank Greg B
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Along the way drive to and from Aoraki Mt. Cook, we passed gigantic blue lake. Colour is nearly the same as sky. Must see lake!

Thank Mollymoon_26
Reviewed March 24, 2017

Heading out of Lake Tekapo toward Aoraki Mt Cook, this lake is the next body of water that is encountered.. I had NEVER seen any body of water this amazing shade of teal blue.. I was mesmerized. I pulled over as soon as it was...More

Thank bas0921
Reviewed March 23, 2017

We stopped here as part of my 'Contiki' tour and what a view! The lake was gorgeous which was made even better by the sight of Mt Cook in the background. It felt quite peaceful too, even though there were plenty of tourists around, you...More

Thank Megan H
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Hi all, looking at booking a room here in January 2016. Which room is better Grand Seaview (Grand Deluxe Seaview) or Honeymoon Sea View?
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