Lake Tekapo (often known simply as Tekapo to avoid confusion with the lake itself) is a small town (township) 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 – 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. Twizel lies 60km (39 minutes drive) south of Lake Tekapo via Lake Pukaki and Burkes Pass lies 21km (15 minutes drive) west along state highway 8.

Photographies by:
Ulrich Lange, Bochum, Germany - CC BY 3.0
Statistics: Position
3394
Statistics: Rank
33693

Lägg till ny kommentar

CAPTCHA
Säkerhet
693214875Click/tap this sequence: 1771
Den här frågan testar om du är en mänsklig besökare och förhindrar automatiska spaminsändningar.

Google street view

Where can you sleep near Lake Tekapo (town) ?

Booking.com
535.858 visits in total, 9.233 Points of interest, 405 Mål, 593 visits today.