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Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Lake Pukaki is one of the most beautiful lake in New Zealand's south island. The turquoise blue colour of the lake makes it very unique. The lake was created by receding glaciers decades ago. The landscape is so beautiful and will be always stuck in...More

Thank Sbasu8
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Will find vey nice camp spots literally at the waters of Lake Pukaki off of Tekapo-Twizel road. Some for self-contained and others. What a beautiful magical spot. Majestic views of Mnt. Cook and the Lake. Waking early in morning and seeing it at sunset. The...More

Thank Daniel M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

After traveling around Newzealand, this is definitely one of my favorite places ever! So amazing view on the glacier, the water color is unreal blue!

Thank Nadine H
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

The lake is so blue! The drive way to Mt Cook is really beautiful. If you go in the good weather it will be really really nice. The salmon at the visiting center is good too. (Better than the other farm nearby)

Thank Nattawat N
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Iridescent blue Lake on way to Mt Cook with the Southern Alps in the background. Even on the cloudy day we drove by the Lake was an astounding sight and good subject for a panoramic photo

Thank stoodlee
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

What a view as Mount Cook rises at the end of the lake. Glacial clear lake which stretches for miles. Stunning.

Thank spongesdad
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Wonderfully stunning lake. Beautiful blue water and stunning sceneries. Plus a Lord of the rings filmset.

Thank Nick M
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

While driving to Mt Cook village we ended up stopping almost every 10 minutes to take pictures. The scenery is always changing when you come around a new corner. Even in bad weather the mountains look astonishing. Definitely stop at the visitor center at the...More

Thank Sascha H
Reviewed 17 March 2016

The first views of the lake on the way from Lake Tekapo is the sightseeing spot where route 8 reaches the bank of the lake just before the visitor's centre. The visitor's centre is another great spot for views of the lake nd Mt Cook...More

1  Thank DavidGA986
Reviewed 13 March 2016

On our way from Oamaru to Christchurch airport to fly out of NZ in the evening we took the long route inland past Lake Pukaki. It was well worth it as the views over to Mount Cook are just amazing. We had missed these views...More

Thank Mark C
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