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This lake has lots of spots to park your motorhome for the night.. The views are amazing..and the mini pine forest is full of little fluffy rabbits and lovely bird life for the kids... Although a bit of a struggle to get to the water...More
Lake Pukaki just takes my breath away every time we visit especially when it is on a perfect day.
We were lucky to score just one of those special Spring days. The views over the lake toward s Mt Cook were spectacular. We stopped at...More
We stopped at a couple of the lookout points on our drive to Mt Cook. The main lookout just before the Mt Cook turn off is simply spectacular. I’d say that Pukaki is even more special than Tekapo.
We were told by some locals that...More
Lake Pukaki is a beautiful creamy blue colour lake, fed by the Tasman River and snow melt off from the Mount Cook area just to the north. This moraine-dammed lake runs north-south and is nestled up against the mountain range to the west, making for...More
You read the reviews about the colour of the lake, but nothing can prepare you for the sight! It’s like something out of a book! Absolutely amazing. There is a small shop that sells salmon and a few other things, plus toilet facilities. A few...More
After just coming from Lake Tekapo I wasn’t sure how Lake Pukaki would compare but I was blown away with its beauty. The water was clear and sparkling with the snow capped mountains behind. Magical! Next time I would pack a picnic to enjoy by...More
amazing hue of blue, with family friendly camp grounds and a great veiw of aoraki. there are some really great walks nearby, and the te aoroah trail begins in tekapo, just a few minutes drive away.
This track does get pretty crowded so if your...More