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Lake Tekapo Vacations

Lake Tekapo Vacations

Enjoy more, worry less and wander wisely in Lake Tekapo! Ensure your trip gets off to a great start by finding out a few things about this interesting destination.

Lake Tekapo is in Canterbury, and approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) from Timaru.

Traveling is about meeting people, so why not make pals with some of the 300 locals who live in this corner of Canterbury?

Lake Tekapo Vacation Packages

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Hotels in Lake Tekapo

Searching for a place to stay in Lake Tekapo? Don't be left with unappealing choices (or none at all) because you didn't book fast enough. There are just 5 properties available here, so get in quick!

On the hunt for somewhere to stay in Lake Tekapo? The Mantra Lake Tekapo and Lake Tekapo Cottages are some of our favorite properties in this region.

Where do you fly into for Lake Tekapo?

When you're arranging your Lake Tekapo vacation, bear in mind that the closest major terminal, Glentanner Airport (GTN), is about 17 miles (27 kilometers) to the west of the central area. Book your ticket, pack your suitcase and get ready for some exciting new adventures!

Can I rent a car in Lake Tekapo?

Whether you're going to Lake Tekapo all by yourself or with a group of friends, it's always handy to have a ride. Travelocity offers a variety of rental options, so choose one and start crafting your road trip playlist today!

If you're eager to pick up a car after arriving at Glentanner Airport, you'll have to look someplace else. There are no rental companies in the area.

Explore Lake Tekapo

Major Attractions

Wouldn't mind adding some greater meaning to your adventure? Make a pilgrimage to Church of the Good Shepherd. Regardless of your beliefs, it's a wonderful place to observe and better understand the local faith. Like some more ideas? Every destination has its own unique statues, but some definitely make you look twice! Come and discover one of the most distinguished pieces of local art, Sheepdog Statue. But there's more. Get up close to one of the area's geothermal marvels and enjoy some fabulous scenery at Tekapo Springs. Be sure to learn a little about how this naturally occurring spring is heated by the earth's energy.

Tours and Activities in Lake Tekapo

Overwhelming locations, interesting personalities and one-of-a-kind new experiences — that is what travel's about. Getting excited about your next wonderful adventure?

Lake Tekapo has some awesome things to keep you busy. Why not try a Full-Day Queenstown to Christchurch Tour with Lake Tekapo & Mount Cook or a Full-Day Mount Cook National Park, Lake Tekapo & Tasman Glacier Tour?

Places to Visit Near Lake Tekapo

If you've seen the best of Lake Tekapo and have a day to spare, don't worry! Just 20 miles (32 kilometers) away is Mount Cook, and there's no lack of activities on offer here. If you want to spend a whole day in this area, go to Aoraki Mount Cook Visitor Center first. Next head on over to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and Kea Point Walk. Located 25 miles (40 kilometers) away, Twizel is one more nearby destination. If you visit, be sure to check out Lake Ruataniwha, Lake Pukaki Information Center and Mueller Ridge.

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Top Lake Tekapo Hotels Deals

Peppers Bluewater Resort $75
Peppers Bluewater Resort

Peppers Bluewater Resort

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
     
    4.5 out of 5.0 Stars

    Conveniently located near the ski slopes, this Lake Tekapo apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Tekapo, Mount John Observatory, and Church of the Good Shepherd. Sheepdog Statue and Tekapo Springs are also within 1 mi (2 km).

    Lake Tekapo Village Motel $98
    Lake Tekapo Village Motel

    Lake Tekapo Village Motel

    Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
       
      3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

      Situated on a lake, this motel is within a 10-minute walk of Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, and Church of the Good Shepherd. Sheepdog Statue and Tekapo Springs are also within 1 mi (2 km).

      Lake Tekapo Cottages $108
      Lake Tekapo Cottages

      Lake Tekapo Cottages

      12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
         
        3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

        Situated in Lake Tekapo, this golf guesthouse is within a 10-minute walk of Church of the Good Shepherd and Lake Tekapo. Tekapo Springs is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away.

        Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers $58
        Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers

        Tailor Made Tekapo Backpackers

        11 Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo
           
          2.0 out of 5.0 Stars

          Situated in Lake Tekapo, this golf hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, and Church of the Good Shepherd. Sheepdog Statue and Tekapo Springs are also within 2 mi (3 km).

          Mantra Lake Tekapo $192
          Mantra Lake Tekapo

          Mantra Lake Tekapo

          1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
             
            4.0 out of 5.0 Stars

            Situated on a lake, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Tekapo Springs is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) away.

            Scott Street Apartments $100
            Scott Street Apartments

            Scott Street Apartments

            3 Scott Street, Lake Tekapo
               
              3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

              Situated in Lake Tekapo, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Mount John Observatory and Church of the Good Shepherd. Lake Tekapo and Tekapo Springs are also within 2 mi (3 km).

              Skyrim Riverside Lodge $134
              Skyrim Riverside Lodge

              Skyrim Riverside Lodge

              9 Andrew Don Drive, Lake Tekapo
                 
                3.0 out of 5.0 Stars

                Situated in Lake Tekapo, this apartment building is close to Mount John Observatory, Church of the Good Shepherd, and Tekapo Springs. Also nearby are Sheepdog Statue and Mount John Lookout.

                Cass Crib $128
                Cass Crib

                Cass Crib

                6 Dwyer Place, Lake Tekapo
                   
                  3.5 out of 5.0 Stars

                  Situated in Lake Tekapo, this vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, and Church of the Good Shepherd. Tekapo Springs is 2 mi (3.2 km) away.

                  Things to do in Lake Tekapo

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