Lake Tekapo Scenic Reserve

Lake Tekapo Scenic Reserve

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Lieke vol Velde

Netherlands

Ranking: 7/10

Nice view of Mt Cook, you need to have good weather!

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Katharina Schick

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful lake with a nice colour!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in April 2016

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Matt Newby

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Great place for a MTB ride with lots of tracks criss crossing a compact area, suitable for kids, yet great XC fun for more experienced riders. Fenced off dog exercise area among the pine trees. Also great for a walk or just relax by the lake. There is a permanent orienteering course here (http://papo.org.nz/permanent-courses for info and maps) to make the day out even more enjoyable, and the easy course are suitable for anyone to have a go. Toilet at car park is newish and clean.

Reviewed over 4 years ago

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Cora and Franzi

Germany

Ranking: 8/10

Very few tourists, so good location to have a relaxing walk.

Reviewed over 5 years ago and experienced in December 2014

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Sofia Anderson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful and scenic!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Evelina Johansson

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

This is the absolute most beautiful lake EVER! Love it.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Andrea Morello

Italy

Ranking: 8/10

So far my favourite lake in New Zealand. The mix of mountains, wildlife and colour of this place are unique.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Mara

Italy

Ranking: 10/10

I will never forget the colour of the lake.

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Patrick

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

So beautiful! In the night you can watch a fantastic sky with a lot of stars.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Gina Lisi

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Favourite place. Nice to swim in.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Billy Koichopolos

Canada

Ranking: 10/10

Amazing blue water, swam to a rock.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Maria

Argentina

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible colour of the water and nice landscapes.

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Mette, Bo, Viktor & Olivia Seligmann

Denmark

Ranking: 10/10

Nice, nice, nice!! Bring your lunch and a picnic blanket, many nice spots around the lake. If you have kids, don't miss the small aerial ropeway just by the water (opposite side from the church).

Reviewed over 7 years ago

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Heike

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Wonderful colour, breathtaking views to lake and mountains. Beautiful church (Church of the Good Shepherd).

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in February 2012

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Silvia Kern

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful to walk along the lake in the morning and the evening

Reviewed over 10 years ago