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Reviewed yesterday

This has to be a must do for visitors to South Island. Cross your fingers that the weather is kind and you will be rewarded with some of the most incredible views on this planet.

Thank PamNottingham_UK
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A visit to nearby Mount Cook is not complete without stopping by Lake Pukaki - Blue Blue Blue waters - free camped in the Pines Camping spot - great location - fresh salmon sashimi breakfast from the Mt. Cook Alpine Salmon farms - luxuries of...More

Thank Chinacol A
Reviewed 1 week ago

The visitor center is at the head of the lake with a large parking area and beach. Views are great of the lake and mountains. The visitor center has a small shop and some foods available.

Thank J L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lake Pukaki is such a beautiful body of water. On a clear day it looks like it stretches on into infinity. It is well worth the visit to have your breath taken away by sheer beauty

Thank reginaphalanges
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove from Queenstown to Tasman Glacier Lookout (passing through Lake Pukaki). The Lake is extremely beautiful and gives good views of Mt Cook (Mt Aoraki) and some other snow covered peaks.

1  Thank Damanig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

another clear water lake in South Island. if you have water filter bottle, do not hesitate to drink the water from this lake. it's so fresh.

2  Thank Fajaretta
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to stop by if u have been driving for long. The lake is mirrors the magnificent view of the mountains and the sky .

2  Thank Judite C
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Really has to be seen to be believed! The water is so blue and the Views of Mount Cook are amazing! Worth it even if you just pull over, get out and take a picture or two. Although i highly recommend taking it in for...More

1  Thank Gary M
Reviewed 14 April 2017

The scenery is breathtaking, the crystal blue lake, stunning mountain peaks. The freshest of air. A must on your travels.

1  Thank phazey
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

The shimmering Aquamarine hues of this beautiful lake is stunning and will have everlasting memories in my mind! Each view, each vista is as if it has been painted for you, but in fact it is so pure and natural unspoilt nature. We drove from...More

Thank Kovit S
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