Tag Archives: Lake Tekapo

Milford Sound NZ’s Most Instagrammed Place

Milford Sound NZ’s Most Instagrammed Place

“Pictures don’t quite do Milford Sound justice, but that’s not stopping people from trying,” writes Johnny Lieu in an article for Mashable. Often referred to as the “eighth wonder of the world” the…

Lake Tekapo An Ultimate Retreat For Star Gazers

Lake Tekapo An Ultimate Retreat For Star Gazers

“The past few years have seen a rise in astro-tourism with travellers seeking out destinations with the clearest, darkest skies to marvel at galaxies and constellations,” as reported in an article in

Tekapo Range a Backcountry Skiing Paradise

Tekapo Range a Backcountry Skiing Paradise

New Zealand-born private arts advisor, curator and photographer Helen Klisser During has found the perfect backcountry skiing paradise – in the Two Thumb Mountain Range near Lake Tekapo. Together with four friends (including former New…

The Best Place In NZ to Fall in Love

The Best Place In NZ to Fall in Love

Lake Tekapo has just been named the Best Place in New Zealand to fall in love on a list by Tourism New Zealand. Watch this clip by Mark Gee and get…

The 7 Most Stunning Lakes in New Zealand

The 7 Most Stunning Lakes in New Zealand

In a blog post Matt – self-proclaimed Adventurer, Instagrammer and New Zealand travel planning expert – featured seven of New Zealand most stunning lakes. “New Zealand is a land of picturesque lakes, often painted and photographed…

The 10 Most Instagrammed Places In New Zealand In 2015

The 10 Most Instagrammed Places In New Zealand In 2015

“New Zealand is basically just a country made entirely of absolute beauty. From the beaches to the glacial mountains, there’s nothing New Zealand can’t do,” writes Matt Whitehead in a Buzzfeed article…

17 Stunning Spots In New Zealand

17 Stunning Spots In New Zealand

17 spots in New Zealand have been featured in a post on Buzzfeed as places that you will want to visit. 1. Lake Tekapo, McKenzie Country: “New Zealand’s highest peaks provide a beautiful backdrop to…

5 Stunning South Island Must See’s

5 Stunning South Island Must See’s

“When it comes to the most spectacular natural wonders of the world, New Zealand undoubtedly belongs to the world’s most stunning destinations”, according to Veru and Petra – two travellers’, who share their New…

Lake Tekapo Night Skies Premium Spot for Stargazing

Lake Tekapo Night Skies Premium Spot for Stargazing

The clarity of the night sky in Aoraki Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve has made Lake Tekapo the world’s second-best spot for stargazing after San Pedro de Atacama in Chile and the best in New…

Solitude

Solitude

Part 3 of 4 of an absolutely stunning timelapse series through the always changing landscapes of New Zealand. Shot over a 4 month period this video takes you on…

Finding the Middle of Nowhere

Finding the Middle of Nowhere

For those looking for an off-the-beaten-path excursion in New Zealand, Emily Dayton of the San Diego Reader recommends visiting Lake Tekapo. “The small town is a cluster of homes and motels at the south…

Searching for Dark Skies

Searching for Dark Skies

A view of Lake Tekapo features in the USA Today’s Photo Friday under the theme ‘Stars’. Though American journalist Chris Gray Faust’s plans to star gaze at the Mt John Observatory were thwarted by…

Streaking Star Trails

Streaking Star Trails

A long-exposure image of star trails streaking over Lake Tekapo features on the National Geographic website. The lake was one of the first sites designated as a Starlight Reserve as part of a UN-supported initiative to…

Serene Silence by Turquoise

Serene Silence by Turquoise

“What I was really looking forward to over the next few days was this: jet-boating across the freezing Rakaia river and visiting Lake Tekapo, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world with…

Like No Place on Earth

Like No Place on Earth

“The South Island is a lazy paradise of rolling green hills, craggy, glacier-clad mountains and rugged wind-swept beaches,” describes the Mark Johanson for the International Business Times. “You’d be hard-pressed to find anywhere in…

Masters of Mustering

Masters of Mustering

“There are only two breeds of sheep in the world,” Jim Murray of Glenmore Station at Lake Tekapo once told Irish writer and photographer Jamie Ball, who is based in Christchurch. “Merinos,…

Godley’s Own Country

Godley’s Own Country

Godley Lake, NZ, features amongst the Observer‘s crème de la crème of international ski touring routes. “Described as a ‘Symphony on Skis’, this tour involves a traverse of the Southern Alps from east to west via some…

Minus Fours

Minus Fours

Nude golf will be swinging at the January Mackenzie Muster naturist festival near Lake Tekapo. Hole in one?