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Lake Tekapo Vacation Rentals

Lake Tekapo Travel Guide

Lake Tekapo is the name of both a scenic New Zealand lake, and the small town that awaits at the foot of it in beautiful rural New Zealand. Lake Tekapo has been classified as being a UNESCO protected dark sky reserve which means it is the perfect spot for stargazing.

Things to Do in Lake Tekapo

As a site that is globally recognized as a great spot for stargazing, of course, one of the best things to do at Lake Tekapo is to sit out and watch the sunset over the lake. As the sun dips behind the cloud and the orange and red hues of the sunset are gradually replaced by darkness, the lack of air pollution here means hundreds of twinkling beautiful stars illuminating the sky.

Another major appeal of visiting Lake Tekapo is stopping by the Tekapo Springs -- a recreational center boasting relaxing hot springs that are heated for comfort and overlook the banks of Tekapo lake, as well as the nearby Two Thumb mountain range. Spa packages, swimming and other activities can also be enjoyed at Tekapo Springs.

Best Time to Visit Lake Tekapo

The best time to visit Lake Tekapo is between the months of December and March when temperatures are at their warmest.

Price and Availability Index in Lake Tekapo

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The most expensive month to stay in a vacation rental in Lake Tekapo is in September, while the cheapest month is in October. The most popular time to book a vacation rental in Lake Tekapo is in the high season in December. Lake Tekapo has its low season in May, when less people are visiting and the vacation home occupancy rate drops.
The cheapest day to stay at a vacation rental in Lake Tekapo tends to be Thursday, while the most expensive day tends to be Sunday. Vacation homes in Lake Tekapo tend to be busiest on Saturdays, while it tends to be much quieter on Tuesdays.

The Weather in Lake Tekapo

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This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Lake Tekapo. The hottest month in Lake Tekapo is November, when temperatures peak at 94 ˚F. The coolest month is June, when temperatures drop to 24 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Tekapo is April with 3.21 inches of rain, while the driest month is August with 0.59 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lake Tekapo

Browse accommodations from all the best providers including Airbnb, Homeaway, Agoda and more at AllTheRooms.com. We have 593 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Lake Tekapo ranging from budget options to luxury places to stay. On average, a place to stay in Lake Tekapo will cost you $158 per night.

Those looking to get some work done during their trip to Lake Tekapo can pick from 138 places to stay that provide WiFi. We have 5 accommodations that come with a breakfast included. If you are driving to Lake Tekapo, you'll want to pick from 149 places to stay that provide parking.

Those traveling with a dog, cat or some other animal can stay in one of 3 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

AllTheRooms aggregates vacation rentals, hotels and other unique accommodation types from 4 providers in Lake Tekapo, including 150 places to stay from Airbnb, 7 accommodations from Homeaway and 5 places to stay from Agoda

316 of our accommodations in Lake Tekapo have been reviewed and rated. 83% are rated excellent or good. 143 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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