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Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki Day Tour

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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.

What You'll Get

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

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Swimming costumes & towels available on hire ($5 each plus $20 returnable deposit)
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Private tour (i.e. only for one party)
  • Professional guide.
  • 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.
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entry/Admission - Tekapo Springs

  • Meals.

Departure Point
NZ South Island Tours & Travel Ltd., 17/268 Worcester Street, Christchurch Central City, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand

Departure Time
8:00 AM

10 to 12 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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The Fine Print

7-day cancellation rights do not apply; no refunds or exchanges permitted. Voucher valid only for date and time listed; may not be exchanged or redeemed for other dates. Purchaser name and phone number must be provided at checkout; this information will be shared with Viator and the tour operator for purposes of order fulfillment. Groupon promo codes may not be used for this offer. Groupon voucher Terms of Sale do not apply. See the tour operators terms and conditions for this offer here. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised Goods and services.