Lake Tekapo Tramping, Hiking and Guided Walks
Lake Tekapo is located in the heart of the Mackenzie District in Canterbury. The lake is a spectacular turquoise colour due to finely ground rock in the glacial melted waters. Lake Tekapo enjoys the perfect outdoor environment for a selection of trekking, tramping, hiking and guided walks. Walking tracks may be short walks, or multi-day walks. They may be public walking trails, or private guided walking tours.
For a more strenuous activity, don your hiking boots and hike the tramping trails surrounding Lake Tekapo. Whatever your choice, walking around Lake Tekapo is an ideal way to enjoy scenic views, nature and local attractions.
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Mobile-friendly - You'll be inspired by the magic light of the Mackenzie Country across golden tussock, snow-capped peaks and turquoise of Lake Tekapo, when you trek with the team at Alpine Recreation. Hike above the foothills of the Southern Alps and climb a 2070m peak, returning to a cosy mountain hut. Enjoy a star-studded evening sky on this ideal introduction to hiking.
Mobile-friendly - The Southern Alp foothills undergo magical transformation in winter. A covering of snow creates an extensive playground for trampers on snowshoes. Hike 3 hours to our cosy mountain-hut at the snowline (1280m). From here we explore a winter wonderland of ice-covered streams, curving ridges, snowy valleys, returning each night to relax by the warmth of a pot-belly stove.
Mobile-friendly - Follow in Sir Edmund Hillary's footsteps as you climb up the Ball Ridge to view the mighty Caroline Face front-on - New Zealand's highest ice face. From Caroline Hut, your private refuge for the night, you look out over the Tasman Glacier and its surrounding peaks, the highest in New Zealand. Fit hikers love this challenge!
Mobile-friendly - New Zealand's hiking and outdoor adventure specialist! We have a passion for outdoor adventure, the road less travelled and sharing the beauty of our untouched wilderness. We offer guided hikes and adventures throughout New Zealand. Hikes include: Tongariro, Abel Tasman, Stewart Island and Hollyford Track. Alternatively, our Kiwi-style trips are perfect for those hikers wanting to get into the backcountry.
Mobile-friendly - Specialising in fully-guided outdoor walking adventures that are achievable for the average person. Our high quality walking tours have a mix of the best elements that the South Island has to offer. Tuatara Tours has wide variety of tour options including combination walking and cycling adventures. Our tours are fully guided with all luggage transported, great local cuisine, quality accommodation.
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