Mount / Mt John

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip


3 Rankers Reviews

3 Face-to-Face

2 Lake Tekapo

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Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

Continue from the top of Mount John to the south end of Lake Alexandrina, follow the eastern shore of Lake Alexandrina to Lake McGregor, along the Peninsula back to Lake Tekapo. Full day walk.


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DOC Canterbury

Central government organisation


South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieLake Tekapo


  • Walking
  • Free


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Marc Perales

New Zealand

Ranking: 10/10

Incredible mountain views. Serenity! Very few tourists.

Reviewed about 5 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Ranking: 9/10


Reviewed over 11 years ago

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Michael's avatar



Ranking: 9/10

We can walk around the whole lake in about 6 hours - birds, native grasses and mountain views.

Reviewed over 12 years ago

DOC Managed

Thanks to all the good people working for the NZ Department of Conservation - for all your hard work - making NZ more beautiful, accessable and healthy! Cheers 😍

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Cymen Crick

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