Lake Tekapo Tourism

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Lake Tekapo is a small town located at the southern end of the lake of the same name in the inland South Island of New Zealand. It had 369 residents according to the 2013 Census, being one of five settlements in the sparsely populated Mackenzie Basin. SH 8 runs directly through the township of Lake Tekapo - 227 km from Christchurch and 256 km from Queenstown. Daily shuttle services link Lake Tekapo to Christchurch and Queenstown. The lake is a popular tourist destination, and several resort hotels are located at the township. Lake Tekapo Airport is located 5 km west of the town. Chartered flights are available at locally based Air Safaris.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Lake Tekapo in New Zealand is an ideal destination for a vacation! Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Lake Tekapo*

  • Living in Lake Tekapo - Quality of Life

    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.13 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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