Lake Tekapo is situated in the heart of MacKenzie Country, halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. The crystal clear turquoise waters of the Lake, contrasted with the snow capped peaks of the majestic Southern Alps will surely captivate you. Lake Tekapo also has one of the world's most spectacular night skies. It is amazing how clear it can be and the number of stars visible to the naked eye during one of those nights is incredible. It is so clear that Canterbury University operates and astronomical observatory on the top of Mt John, overlooking the lake. You will surely appreciate taking out a blanket and a bottle of wine, to relax under the stars and study the constellations.
Prepare yourself for views of the most stunningly spectacular mountain scenery you'll ever see - Lake Tepako lies in the rugged alpine heart of New Zealand’s South Island. Your 2 or 3 bedroom accommodation features such creature comforts as a gas fireplace, underfloor bathroom heating and covered access from a remote controlled garage. Enjoy a well-appointed kitchen, spacious open-plan living, private courtyard or balcony, and exterior facilities such as a swimming pool, hot tub and BBQ entertainment area complete with a huge outdoor fireplace.
Near the shores of Lake Tekapo, in the heart of Mackenzie Country, is Peppers Bluewater Resort. Set amongst the natural landscape, romantic and secluded Hotel Rooms, One, Two and Three Bedroom Suites and Villas are inspired by the regions turquoise hues and earthy tones. Rooms are designed with large windows, WiFi and underfloor heating. Suites & Villas feature the addition of stylish kitchens, living and dining areas. With its beautiful outlook and Rakinui Restaurant & Bar, it’s the ideal destination for corporate events or weddings.