Lake Tekapo – A visual guide

February 3, 2015 Lake-Tekapo

  Lake Tekapo is world-famous for its stunning views and panoramic scenery. From every angle the wide clear lake sets off the dry hills and mountain peaks in the distance – capped with snow for much of the year. Each season brings its own unique… Read more

“NZ Made” Lake Tekapo Fete

March 11, 2013

The annual Lake Tekapo Fete is being held this coming weekend in the beautiful, sheltered gardens of the Historic Mt John Homestead. The 5th annual NZ made fete is being held this year on Sunday, the 17th March St Patricks Day, and promises to be a… Read more

New Golf Course for Lake Tekapo

November 12, 2012

Lake Tekapo will soon have another golf challenge, when the Cairns nine-hole golf Course opens on November 17. Making good use of the undulating aspect and natural features with minimal landscape modification, it is described as reminiscent of the old Scottish courses of the early… Read more

Spectacular Lupins at Lake Tekapo

October 31, 2012

Enhancing the natural beauty of the lake and mountain panoramas viewed  from the Lake Tekapo village is the colourful annual display of Lupins.  The Russel Lupins were introduced in the 1950’s by Connie Scott of the nearby high country station of  Godley Peaks, when the… Read more

Unwind at the Lake Tekapo Hot Pools

September 3, 2012

Although the region is already famous for its stunning lake vistas and surrounding snow-capped mountains, Lake Tekapo has another gem hidden up its sleeve – Tekapo Springs. These natural Lake Tekapo hot pools range in temperature from thirty six to forty degrees Celsius, so you… Read more

Lake Tekapo Skiing in 2012

August 27, 2012

Surrounded by snowy peaks, Lake Tekapo skiing in 2012 is shaping up to be a great adventure getaway. The first of August brought a big dumping of snow to Roundhill Ski field, making the area perfect for hitting the slopes. Snow groomers have tamed the… Read more

Lake Tekapo International Dark Sky Reserve

August 20, 2012

One of the best things about Lake Tekapo’s scenic location is that it is far away from the lights and glows of the major towns in cities. The isolation and flat plains provide beautiful clear skies that offer unparalleled views of the stars and planets.… Read more

Lake Tekapo 2012 Winter Events

August 15, 2012

Lake Tekapo is famous for its stunning winter scenery and snowy peaks, and it has a range of activities to attract holiday makers of all ages during the colder months. Every year they create an exciting agenda, and the Lake Tekapo 2012 winter events are… Read more