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?
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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!
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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.
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.
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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?
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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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).
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).
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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