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“Always lovely”
Review of Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo
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Mount Cook to Christchurch Tour
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Lake Tekapo
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Reviewed August 2, 2013

We love Tekapo, it is just so scenic, and on a sunny day the lake is beautiful. We were there for a weekend getaway, which unless you are there as a base for exploring further or for skiing is probably enough. There are plenty of lovely walks, we went for a great one from the lake shore up Mount John to the observatory, stunning, especially in winter with the snow on the mountains.

Thank markkellaway
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Reviewed July 31, 2013

the ice rink is nicely set up but ice very wet, the pools are nice but not overly hot, nice little town though

Thank 2012Deb
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is still one of the most peaceful, relaxing and stunning locations I've had a pivilarage to visit.

Thank Clairand B
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

A world Heritage place to see the Night Sky, a great place to Ski for Family's at near by Round Hill.
Hot pools and Ice rink to die for and a Beautiful lake,catch rainbow trout on the edges.
Winter Mountain views to die for. Great air to breathe and walk in. Plenty of well priced accommodation to suit all needs. Go for a wow.

Thank Barrie G
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Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a very small village and would recommend at least one night there. Amazing views and looks like it there would be plenty of nice hikes around the area. We stayed at Peppers which was in a good location a few minutes walk away from the main strip. The Local Tavern was welcoming & friendly, cheap beers and good pub food.

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