Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
Located in Lake Tekapo in the South Island, Tekapo Springs is a 3-hour drive from Christchurch or Queenstown. Tekapo Springs has three hot pools plus two cooler pools with lake and mountain views. Temperatures range from 27 to 39 degrees Celsius. The water isn’t geothermal but comes from a pure underground source near Tekapo.
Tekapo Springs also has a day spa, ice skating rink & snow tube (winter), TRIPPO waterslide (summer), sauna/steam room with cold plunge pool and a fully licensed café & bar. Tekapo Springs operates 364 days a year from 10am – 9pm.
By night, soak in the stars with Tekapo Star Gazing, the only guided star gazing and hot pools tour in New Zealand. Operating from Tekapo Springs, tours run 363 nights per year with start times varying by season to ensure the darkest skies.
[Amy Menard, Tekapo Springs]
Take Highway 8 to Lake Tekapo (McKenzie District) and you are there. [Lisa Reech, New Zealand]
Lisa Reech - New Zealand
09th August 2012
Rob Orchard - New Zealand
04th February 2012
J hobbs - New Zealand
30th July 2010