Lake Tekapo

This lake is the 2nd largest lake in South island. It is a beautiful place to view stars but we weren’t take lucky that day. It was a very cloudy day!

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This lake is a turquoise-coloured lake where the water are from glaciers of the Southern Alps.

Church of the Good Shepherd

This an iconic place at Lake Tekapo. It was built in 1935 as a place of worship for the pioneer families of Mackenzie country.

One you reach Lake Tekapo town, it’s very apparent by the lake.

Summer (October – April) 09:00 – 17:00
Winter (May – September) 10:00 – 16:00

Collie Sheep Dog

This statue is dedicated to the working collie dog of the Mackenzie and was commissioned on 7th March 1968.


Accomodation: Lake Tekapo Scenic Resort

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo

Tel: +64 3 680 6808


Price range: ~NZD65 per person (include free limited internet usage)