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Lake Tekapo Activities


SCENIC FLIGHTS  

 

Air Safaris and Services  

Air Safaris scenic flightsAir Safaris operate breath taking scenic flights around the Mt Cook (Aoraki) and Westland National Parks. The flight contains views of New Zealand's highest mountains, twelve major glaciers and 200km of alpine and rainforest scenery unique to New Zealand.

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Earth & Sky Astronomy Tours  

Earth and Sky astronomy toursOn the summit of Mount John, high above Lake Tekapo, operates a scientific astronomy observatory. Earth and Sky conduct both day and night tours of the facility, including the operation of its own telescopes and a cafe on the very summit.

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Tekapo Springs

Alpine Spring and SpaNestled into the base of Mount John, overlooking Lake Tekapo and the mountains beyond is the Tekapo Springs, and its Winter Park. Heated alpine water supplies four large, outdoor, public hot pools. A health spa, complete with massage facilities is a great way to lose stress.

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Alpine Recreation - Trekking - Alpine and sub-alpine

Mackenzie Alpine Horse TrekkingHike above worry level in the foothills of the Southern Alps. Be inspired by the magic light of the Mackenzie High Country across golden tussock, snow-capped peaks and the turquoise of Lake Tekapo.

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The Cairns golf course and Le Stables

Mackenzie Alpine Horse TrekkingThe 9 hole Cairns Golf Course originates at the stables - Le Stables - of the historic Mount John Station.
Designed by Barry Johnston and Simon Forshaw, the course follows the unmodified contours of the glacial moraine, come high country run.

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Activities listed courtesy of Tekapo Tourism

 

Tour - Tekapo Starlight Tours
Tekapo Starlight Tours Location: Departing nightly (clear nights) from the bus parking lot, just beyond the tavern.
Phone: 021 2373566
Phone 2: +64 3 6806727
Email: stars@tekapostarlight.co.nz
Description: Tekapo Starlight provides a guided tour of our beautiful Mackenzie High Country night sky. With your naked-eye and curiosity, explore the wonders of our Solar System, our Milky Way Galaxy, and far beyond. Join the adventure.
Tour - Cruise Tekapo
Cruise Tekapo
Phone: 027 4797675
Email: info@cruisetekapo.co.nz
Description: Cruise Tekapo offer a choice of lake cruises to suit the visitor wanting to experience Lake Tekapo from its surface. Cruise out to Motuariki Island, view the majestic Godley Valley from the head of the lake, view the intake to the Tekapo-A power station.
Scenic flights - Tekapo helicopters
Tekapo Helicopters Office: Main Street, Lake Tekapo
Heliport: State Highway 8, 5km south of Lake Tekapo
Freephone: 0800 35 98 35
Email: tekapohelicopters@xtra.co.nz
Description: 5 different scenic flights with landings.
Weddings, Hunting, Filming and Charters catered to your needs.
Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking
Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking Office: Godley Peaks Rd, at the base of Mt John
Freephone: 0800 628269
Email: info@maht.co.nz
Description: Part day and full day horse treks
Hunting - Mid Southern Tracks
Mid Southern Tracks hunting Address: 14 Pioneer Drive, PO Box 2, Lake Tekapo
Phone: +64 3 6806774
Fax: +64 3 6806713
Email: info@44south.com
Description: Tahr, chamois and deer roam the hills and mountains of the Mackenzie Country. Your hosts have access to some of the best hunting terrain in New Zealand.
Golf - Golf cross
No image submitted Location: Braemar Station on the eastern shore of Lake Pukaki
Address: PO Box 62, Lake Tekapo
Phone: +64 3 6806844
Fax: +64 3 6806845
Email: brae-mac@xtra.co.nz
Description: Cross golf with rugby and you have golf cross. Instead of holes there are goals and the ball is still small, but is oval. Only 30 minutes from Tekapo and located on the shores of Lake Pukaki with spectacular views of Mt Cook (Aoraki), GolfCross is a great game for family and friends.

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