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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 in Lake Tekapo

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

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 89 ˚F. The coolest month is July, when temperatures drop to 20 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Tekapo is February with 4.6 inches of rain, while the driest month is December with 0.16 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lake Tekapo

Find the perfect accommodation for your vacation at AllTheRooms.com. We aggregate Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. We have 809 vacation rentals, hotels and other accommodation types in Lake Tekapo ranging from low-cost options to luxury places to stay. A typical rental in Lake Tekapo costs on average $145 a night.

If you want to stay connected during your vacation, then you can choose from over 359 accommodations in Lake Tekapo that have WiFi. 17 of our accommodations include a breakfast in the price. If you're planning on getting to Lake Tekapo by car, be sure to choose from 370 accommodations that provide parking. 3 accommodations come with a pool or jacuzzi

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We combine a wide variety of Lake Tekapo accommodations including vacation rentals, home stays, hostels and other unique places to stay into one easy search. We show results from more than 4 providers, including 257 places to stay from Airbnb, 120 accommodations from Priceline and 5 places to stay from Agoda.

440 of the accommodations in Lake Tekapo have been reviewed and rated. 80% are rated great. 228 accommodations allow instant booking.

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