Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Day Tour

Enjoy your private day tour to picturesque town of Lake Tekapo that lies in the heart of Mackenzie country. It is one of the most popular tourist destinations that provide exquisite views. Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd & Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo. Admire Lake Pukaki & the stunning views of Mount Cook from a distance. Soak up & unwind in Tekapo Springs offering Hot Pools, Spa, waterslide & aqua play area for kids.

Tour Highlights:
• Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine
• Visit the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo
• Admire Lake Pukaki, the largest lake in Mackenzie region, and stunning alpine scenery
• Visit to a Salmon Farm.
• Drive to the summit at Mt. John Observatory.
• Soak in the renowned Tekapo Springs with alpine scenery.

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Duration 10 to 12 hours
Pickup Hotel pickup available
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  • What's included :
    • Private tour (i.e. only for one party)
    • Tekapo Springs Hot Pool Entry Ticket
    • Transport in luxurious van (2017 or late model Mercedes Benz)
    • Hotel Pick up and Drop Off.
    • Complimentary Hotspot WIFI
    • Complimentary light refreshments
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Entry/Admission - Tekapo Springs
    What's excluded :
    • Meals.
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Christchurch Cathedral, Cathedral Square, Christchurch New Zealand

    After pick-up from your hotel / apartment or preferred location in Christchurch at 8am, take a 3.5 hr scenic drive through spectacular & breathtaking landscapes.

    Stop At: Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve, Bridge Street, Geraldine New Zealand

    Stretch your legs at the historic town of Geraldine and treat your taste buds at an artisan cheese shop or browse for Merino and Alpaca fleece clothing.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Church of the Good Shepherd, Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo 7999 New Zealand

    Visit the turquoise colored Lake Tekapo & take in the tranquility of this place. Visit the Church of Good Shepherd & the well-recognized Bronze Statue of Sheepdog.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Lake Pukaki, New Zealand

    Take a drive to Lake Pukaki and admire stunning views of Mt. Cook from a distance.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: High Country Salmon, State Highway 8, Twizel 7944 New Zealand

    Grab the opportunity to purchase fresh salmon or feed the fish at a Salmon Farm floating on the glacier waters.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mount John University Observatory, 422 Godley Peaks Road, Lake Tekapo 7999 New Zealand

    Then drive to the summit of Mt. John to capture magnificent alpine landscape on your cameras.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Tekapo Springs, 6 Lakeside Drive, Lake Tekapo 7945 New Zealand

    Grab lunch at one of the cafés before you hit the Hot Pools. Soak up & unwind at Tekapo Springs surrounded by breathtaking alpine views. After hot pools, drive back to Christchurch via same scenic route and drop-off to your location.

    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Hotel / Apartment Pick up and Drop Off.Airports
    • Christchurch Intl Airport, Christchurch New Zealand
    • Lyttelton Port of Christchurch, 41 Chapmans Road, Hillsborough, Christchurch 8022, New Zealand
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults.
    • Swimming costumes are available on hire.
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Activity ID: V-71335P2

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