Lake Tekapo is located in the legendary Mackenzie District in the heart of Aotearoa's South Island, just 3 hours drive from Christchurch, Dunedin or Queenstown.
Public transport options:
A number of coach, bus and mini bus services are available from major centres in the South Island:
For getting around once at Tekapo, view and download maps of the area here!
"Highly recommended to everyone. Great location, great communication, great place to stay. Our dog was also allowed which was great. We arrived late at Tekapo, and the place was warm and cosy. Everything was just great. Really enjoyed our stay :)"
Lilybank Cottage, B (NZ), July 2021