Activities and places to visit in and around Lake Tekapo

Parkbrae Estate,  Sealy Street,  P.O. Box 84,  Lake Tekapo 7945,  New Zealand.
Check-in office,  open from 2-8pm at 8 O’Neill Place,  Lake Tekapo,  New Zealand
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General Interest

Mt Cook Mackenzie
Find out all there is to do in the Mackenzie region. We can help you with all your accommodation and activity bookings, both in the Mackenzie and for onward travel.

Tekapo Tourism
For information on local accommodation, activities and general information on Lake Tekapo.

Air Safaris
Air Safaris have been flying aircraft in the Aoraki/Mount Cook and Westland National Parks since 1970. The company has a base at Lake Tekapo, now flies 10 aircraft and is one of New Zealand's largest scenic flight airlines.

Alpine Recreation
Based in Lake Tekapo, contact us for guided hikes, trekking, climbing, mountaineering and skitouring in the Aoraki/Mount Cook Region of New Zealand's Southern Alps.

Roundhill Ski Area
A family-run ski club field situated near Lake Tekapo. Located upon a gentle, undulating hill with views of Aoraki/Mount Cook.

Mount Dobson Ski Area
A friendly ski field whose alpine access road lies between Lake Tekapo and Fairlie. A triple-chairlift field with a variety of terrain for all ages of skiing and snowboarding.

Earth & Sky Ltd.
The Mackenzie is famous for its clear, starry nights combined with low levels of artificial streetlights. This means Lake Tekapo is a prime destination for stargazers from all over the world. Earth & Sky offers visitors visits to Mt. John Observatory and guided tours of the Southern Hemisphere sky.

Internet Holiday Ads. : Vacation rentals, bed and breakfast and self-catering accommodation, book direct with owner.

Tekapo Springs
Relax in outdoor hot pools with spectacular views over Lake Tekapo, be pampered in the health and beauty spa, or participate in ice skating and ice hockey at the ice rink.

Photography by Fraser Gunn

Fraser is a local freelance photographer based in Lake Tekapo township. Visit his website to tour the Mackenzie basin and alpine surrounds in all seasons, plus see his magnificent timelapse photography of the Southern Lights and Tekapo’s brilliant night sky.

RNR Productions
Specialist events photography

Lake Tekapo Promotions Association
For a directory of local businesses, accommodation, activities, etc.

Mackenzie Alpine Horse Trekking
Enjoy a horse trek through the spectacular scenery of the Mackenzie Country.

Aoraki / Mount Cook

Tekapo Tourism's Mount Cook website
For information on local accommodation, activities and general information on Lake Tekapo.

Mackenzie Tourism
Detailed information on things to see and do (even planning a wedding!) throughout the region of Aoraki Mount Cook and the Mackenzie Country.

Further Tourism & Travel

Tourism New Zealand's corporate website.

New Zealand Tourism Guide corporate website.

The official Tourism New Zealand site.

Trip Advisor New Zealand Vacations, Tourism and Travel.

AA New Zealand Travel Guide.

Can C Canterbury — sightseeing and personalised tours.

Go New Zealand — self-drive packages, car rental, accommodation.

Please note: Parkbrae Estate does not have any control over the contents of the websites linked to from our site. If you find that any of the links no longer work, or you wish to add one of your own, please send us the relevant details to the e-mail address above.