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Our most recommended Lake Tekapo Day Trips

Mount Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour from Christchurch

1. Mount Cook & Lake Tekapo Day Tour from Christchurch

Experience dramatic glacier lakes, snow-capped mountains, and beautiful alpine walks on a small-group day trip from Christchurch. After pick-up from your hotel, journey to Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park, located a 4 hours' drive through spectacular and breathtaking landscapes. Visit the historic town of Geraldine. Then discover the heart of Mackenzie Country, the captivatingly turquoise Lake Tekapo, the iconic Church of Good Shepherd, and the well-recognized statue of Sheepdog. Travel through Lake Pukaki and admire stunning views of Mt. Cook from a distance. Enjoy a short scenic hike in the National Park to view the 23.5kms long Tasman Glacier which is the longest glacier in New Zealand. On your return journey, visit the Alpine Lavender Farm and capture some beautiful moments in the pristine environment.

From Christchurch: Mount Cook Transfer with Lake Tekapo Tour

2. From Christchurch: Mount Cook Transfer with Lake Tekapo Tour

Christchurch to Mt Cook via Lake Tekapo Small Group Tour (1 way). This small group, fully-guided day transfer allows you to travel in style to Mt Cook while seeing all the key highlights along the way. Led by our famously passionate tour guides, notorious for bringing your journey to life by sharing their stories and rich background knowledge and run in modern, comfortable minibuses packed with extras ensuring your comfort and safety. Highlights: Lake Tekapo Mt Cook & Aoraki National Park Lake Pukaki While the destinations you will be visiting are truly spectacular, we believe it is our small groups, our guides, the journey and the little details that set our tours well apart. Secret stops, wildlife viewings, specially designed vehicles and many other pleasant surprises ensure our tours are an experience to remember.

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What people are saying about Lake Tekapo

Overall rating

5.0 / 5

based on 4 reviews

Definitely something to add to your travel list! Tour guide was amazing and was very informative and patient with us. Definitely take walking shoes. Views were absolutely breathtaking!

Anujk is a very nice guide, and he’s very detailed about the tour planning. We always keep well informed, been take care well.

The views were breathtaking and our tour guided Anuj was very knowledgeable and accomodating. Highly recommended.

Guide was fantastic and scenery was awesome, well worth the trip. Nice touch with the starter pack.

Amazing view, nice guide. Really knowledgeable about the trip