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Lake Tekapo, New Zealand

Lake Tekapo is a large beautiful glacial central South Island lake surrounded by mountain ranges with the Southern Alps rising majestically to the north together with scores of other mountain ranges to the east and west.

Lake Tekapo has a quaint little town, made up mostly of holiday homes and accommodation, but is still large enough to offer a range of shops including, souvenir shops, a petrol station, a bakery and a small supermarket. Tekapo has become an important tourist town centrally located and only 3 hours drive from Christchurch airport.