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Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Day Tour

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Christchurch, New Zealand

From US$319,10

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Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 10 to 12 hours (approx.)
  • Hotel pickup offered
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Visit the scenic areas of Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki on this picturesque day tour. It can be difficult to get to remote rural areas without a car, but you won’t have to worry about planning transport as Christchurch pickup and drop-off is included. The journey itself will showcase spectacular landscapes along the way. Once you get to Lake Tekapo, highlights include visiting Church of the Good Shepherd, Lake Pukaki, and Tekapo Springs.
  • Save time—see Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki in a day
  • Visit local sites off the tourist trail, including the iconic Church of Good Shepherd and Bronze Sheepdog Statue in Lake Tekapo
  • Sample award-winning cheese at a local cheese factory in Geraldine
  • Admire Lake Pukaki, one of the largest lakes in Mackenzie region, and its stunning alpine scenery
  • Avoid visitor lines—entrance to Tekapo Springs is included
  • Drive to the summit of Mt. John Observatory
  • A perfect choice for nature lovers

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
  • Meals.

Meeting And Pickup

Pickup points

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Start time

08:00 AM

Pickup details

Hotel / Apartment Pick up and Drop Off.

What To Expect

Christchurch Cathedral (Pass By)

Talbot Forest Scenic Reserve

30 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • 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

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.

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Product code: 71335P2