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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 warmest months in Lake Tekapo are December and February, when temperatures reach 100 ˚F. The coolest month is August, when temperatures drop to 18 ˚F. The wettest month in Lake Tekapo is January with 8.49 inches of rain, while the driest month is July with 0.44 inches of rain.

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Vacation Rentals in Lake Tekapo

Pick the perfect vacation rental for your trip at AllTheRooms.com. We compare Airbnb, Priceline, Agoda and many more. Lake Tekapo has 809 hotels, vacation rentals and other unique places to stay, with prices to suit budget travelers, luxury travelers and everything in between. In general, an accommodation in Lake Tekapo will cost you $145 per night.

If you have to have an internet connection during your time in Lake Tekapo, then you can choose from over 359 places to stay that provide WiFi internet. 17 of our accommodations come with breakfast in the price. Driving to Lake Tekapo? Then choose one of the 370 places to stay that comes with a parking spot included. 3 vacation rentals come with a pool or jacuzzi

Those traveling with a cat, dog or some other animal can stay in one of 7 accommodations that are designated as pet-friendly.

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 rentals in Lake Tekapo have been reviewed by previous guests. They rated 80% as excellent or good. 228 places to stay in are instantly bookable.

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