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397 Travelers rated Lake Tekapo highly for Lakes and Hiking

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Top Rated Hotels for your Lake Tekapo Vacation

Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5.0 Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
$101
5.0/5 (3 reviews)

Fantastic hotel that is central to Lake Tekapo. We stayed in the pent house, and it was very spacious and comfortable. There is no AC, but you can open the doors to cool down the apartment.

Reviewed on Jan 11, 2019
Located near the slopes, this Lake Tekapo motel is in the mountains and within a 10-minute walk of Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, and Church of the Good ...
Lake Tekapo Cottages
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3.0 out of 5.0 12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
$92
4.5/5 (2 reviews)

We thought we booked a place in town near the lake and the church, but it was just the location of the check-in office. Our unit was actually located about 1.5km away up in the hills on Aorangi Cres. It seems they manage many units around town so there could be other units closer or further from ...

Reviewed on Dec 1, 2018
Located near the slopes, this Lake Tekapo guesthouse is in the mountains, within a 10-minute walk of Church of the Good Shepherd and Lake Tekapo, and close to ...
Mantra Lake Tekapo
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4.0 out of 5.0 1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
$158
4.0/5 (4 reviews)

The room was specious and nice to stay with family.

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2018
Located near the slopes, this Lake Tekapo apartment building is in the mountains and within 1 mi (2 km) of Mount John Observatory, Lake Tekapo, and Church of ...

Things To Do during your Lake Tekapo Vacation

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Lake Tekapo Travel Guide

Where is Lake Tekapo?

Tickets? Check. Suitcase packed? Yep. Wait... where are we going again? Before you climb into the airport cab, it'll be handy to know just where Lake Tekapo is.

It's situated in South Island, 50 miles from Timaru.

With so much to do in this corner of South Island, it's easy to understand why 300 people choose to call it home.

Places to Visit in Lake Tekapo

Ready for some snowboarding? It's one of the most popular things to do in the South Island region and the perfect excuse to get outdoors. If you're looking to double your fun, also think about going skiing.

Car Rentals in Lake Tekapo

Nothing compares to exploring a new destination with your own wheels. If you're looking for car rentals in Lake Tekapo, Orbitz is here to help.

Unfortunately, there are no car rental agencies around Mount Cook Airport. You'll need to jump in a cab or look into pubic transport if you want travel the 25 miles into town.

Nearest Airports to Lake Tekapo

After traveling all the way to Glentanner Airport (GTN), you'll just have one more journey to make before you reach your destination. The terminal is located 17 miles west of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Lake Tekapo

Explored all of Lake Tekapo already? Don't worry! Mount Cook is just 25 miles away and is home to heaps of great activities. If you want to spend the whole day in the area, visit Aoraki Mount Cook Visitor Center in the morning. Then hop on over to the Sir Edmund Hillary Alpine Centre and Kea Point Walk. After more options? Franz Josef Glacier is 35 miles from Lake Tekapo. Make your way here for attractions like Westcoast Wildlife Centre, St James Anglican Church and Our Lady of the Alps. You have all the choice in the world!

No Cancellation Fees

Sometimes plans can change all of a sudden, which is one of the reasons we won't charge a fee if you have to revise or cancel your booking.^ However, it might be sensible to find out if your chosen hotel and airline share the same policy.

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