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  1. Air Safaris Helicopters - Lake Tekapo

    Air Safaris Helicopters - Lake Tekapo

    We are so lucky to be located at Lake Tekapo in the Mackenzie Basin with breathtaking scenery in all directions. We have two wedding photography packages available from our Lake Tekapo base. These unique options are perfect for just the newlywed couple to enjoy a scenic helicopter flight and have the moment captured by their photographer. Each package is exclusively for three people and includes the helicopter and pilot to yourselves, a flight to an exclusive Mackenzie alpine location and a landing with 30 minutes to enjoy the surroundings and have some photos taken. If you’re planning to propose and want to do so with a difference, we have a fantastic spot overlooking Lake Tekapo for you to ask that special someone a special question.
  2. Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Air Safaris Tekapo and Mt Cook

    Explore New Zealand's highest mountains, ice and snow fields, see twelve major glaciers and fly over 200 kilometres of breathtaking alpine scenery. From the beautiful, turquoise glacier-fed lakes in the East, to the great ice fields spilling down through the West Coast rainforests into the Tasman Sea below. Our aircraft especially selected for flightseeing ensures that every passenger has a window seat and wings-above to ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary with multi language commentary brochures supplied. Flights depart from Lake Tekapo, Glentanner Park, Mt Cook or Franz Josef. Very popular inter-airport flightseeing options between Lake Tekapo, Mt Cook and Twizel/Pukaki for coach tours.
  3. Aotea Gifts - Tekapo

    Aotea Gifts - Tekapo

    At Aotea Gifts, you can find everything from fashion, skincare and health products, to gifts and trinkets. Our Tekapo store sells locally made crafts and gifts, and stocks a wonderful range of Merino wool clothing. We provide an extensive range of products because we want travellers to be able to collect and capture tangible memories from their New Zealand experience. Come and visit us today. We are multilingual, and will do our best to meet your shopping needs. We're also online so all products and brands are available to anyone in the world.
  4. Tekapo Star Gazing

    Tekapo Star Gazing

    Tekapo Star Gazing combines the stunning Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve with the soul-warming hot pools of Tekapo Springs. A 2-hour tour, the first half begins with an introduction to the night sky with our star gazing guides, and is complemented by looking through high-powered telescopes pointed at interesting features of the night sky. During poor weather, the tour is inside, using "Oculus Go" virtual reality headsets to take you on a journey through the universe. Then let the real world melt away as you relax in the hot pools on a floating hammock to ensure easy sky viewing. You'll feel like you’re floating among the stars while your guide tells stories that combine astronomy with local tales and Maori myths.
  5. Mt Cook Aoraki Alpine Adventure

    Mt Cook Aoraki Alpine Adventure

    Begin after you arrive with an exclusive private tour of Christchurch to discover Canterbury and it's rich history through the eyes of a professional local host. Share in their stories and insight that cannot be encountered anywhere else. After an exclusive, gorgeous first night in the city in the beautiful accommodation we arrange for you, enjoy the following three days as we take you on a designed trip curated by us from afar to the remarkable Mt. Cook area discovering the teal-green lakes of Pukaki and Tekapo, a local exploration around Twizel and a stargazing experience in a world famous dark sky reserve. You will never want to leave this captivating region of New Zealand.
  6. Milford Sound Flights | Air Safaris

    Milford Sound Flights | Air Safaris

    This flight-seeing tour is ideal if you have limited time as driving to Milford Sound from Lake Tekapo is 7½ hours. Scenic flights follow the Southern Alps to Milford Sound via the Mount Aspiring National Park taking in alpine valleys, Wanaka Basin, Mount Aspiring and often return via the rugged West Coast of the South Island. A tour of the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks can also be included. Flights generally stop over in Milford for 30 minutes, enough time to get some stunning views of the fiord and towering mountains from ground level: A boat cruise can also be arranged if time & weather permit. Every passenger has a window seat and wings-above ensure optimum viewing below. Pilots provide a full and informative commentary.
  7. Tekapo Springs Day Spa

    Tekapo Springs Day Spa

    Revitalise your body and recharge your mind in the beautiful, calm space of our Glacial Day Spa. Our expert staff are skilled in a wide range of treatments designed to enhance your health and wellbeing. Try a botanical facial to reveal glowing, healthy skin or experience the healing benefits of a massage. Manicures, pedicures, waxing & tinting are also available. We’re proud to stock the certified organic Moana Skincare range. These beautiful products are handmade in New Zealand with the very best native botanicals and are nourishing for all skin types. Our Day Spa packages include hot pools + steam & sauna so you can fully relax and unwind. Our Day Spa is open 7 days a week from 10am - 7pm.
  8. Tekapo Springs Hot Pools

    Tekapo Springs Hot Pools

    Tekapo Springs has the perfect mix of exciting & relaxing activities! Located halfway between Christchurch & Queenstown, we have incredible lake & mountain views. Relax in our beautiful hot pools or chill out in the cooler pools and aqua play area. Have fun on the Jumpernaut, a giant inflatable obstacle course or try the thrilling Aqua Drop, a 150-metre downhill waterslide! Grab a super summer combo pass for the best value. Treat yourself to a massage or facial at our Day Spa then sample the delicious menu at our café. By night, experience Tekapo Star Gazing! Try our stargazing tour with telescopes or explore the universe with our virtual reality tour! Both tours include a soak & story-telling session in a 38℃ hot pool.
  9. Tekapo Springs Ice Rink

    Tekapo Springs Ice Rink

    Ice Skating is great fun for everyone! Tekapo Springs has one of the most scenic ice rinks in New Zealand with lake, forest and mountain views. Lessons are available from the friendly staff for beginners through to experienced skill levels. The rink also hosts exciting ice hockey games, figure skating, ice discos with awesome music and lights, and the traditional winter sport of curling. Get active and have fun then warm up in our onsite Altitude 720 Cafe & Bar.
  10. Tekapo Springs Snow Tube Park

    Tekapo Springs Snow Tube Park

    Looking for a rush? Tekapo Springs Snow Tube is an exciting activity for all! What is snow tubing? Simple, it involves you, a tube, and a 150 metre downhill snow slope. Put these together and you get an adrenalin pumping ride! Great fun for all ages and a must do for any trip to Tekapo Springs. Our magic carpet will take you from the bottom of the park to the top in no time to do it all again! Have a thrilling time, enjoy the beautiful lake and mountain views and recharge in the onsite Altitude 720 Café & Bar afterwards.
  11. Trans-Divide Excursions Tekapo - Franz Josef | Air Safaris

    Trans-Divide Excursions Tekapo - Franz Josef | Air Safaris

    The West Coast is a short flight away from Lake Tekapo and Air Safaris offers you the opportunity to fly over the main divide of the Southern Alps for a ½ day excursion. On the West Coast at Franz Josef you have a range of activities to choose from including nature tours, heli-hiking, four wheeler adventures, guided glacier walks, and a soak in the hot pools. We are happy to arrange activities for you. Experience a spectacular scenic flight that explores the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks flying over New Zealand’s highest mountains and largest glaciers. Our aircraft offer a window seat for all passengers and have wings-above for unobstructed viewing below. Your friendly pilot will provide an informative and enjoyable commentary.
  12. Silver River Astrophotography

    Silver River Astrophotography

    Get involved in a world-class astrophotography experience. Learn the fundamentals of taking photos of the night sky and deep sky objects using our telescopes and digital cameras. Bring your own DLSR camera or you can use ours. Tours will be customised depending on the weather and what you want to learn. To top it all off we will help you process the images post-capture. The location of our astrophotography site is truly stunning. Amazing 360° views over 25,000-acres nestled in the gold-rated Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve. Our fully guided tour departs nightly with a maximum of 4 adults per tour. This tour is pure magic if you are wanting to learn or extend your photography skills.
  13. Silver River Stargazing

    Silver River Stargazing

    Tekapo’s ultimate stargazing tour, departing nightly. Silver River Stargazing is Tekapo’s finest, small group, 360° stargazing tour, giving you ‘bang for your buck’ and not compromising on quality. Discover the wonders of the night sky on our 1.5-hour experience, which includes 60 mins under the stars with a guide who knows the night sky intimately. We use powerful 14” telescopes and special astro-lasers for easy naked-eye viewing. Your guide will also take a group photo under the stars, which will be available for viewing and sharing online with friends and your's to keep free of charge.
  14. 4 Day 3 Night Christchurch to Mount Cook / Aoraki Journey

    4 Day 3 Night Christchurch to Mount Cook / Aoraki Journey

    Your curated Mount Cook journey includes: - Exclusive private guided tour of Christchurch City and its surrounds including Rapaki Bay, Lyttleton Harbour, White Chair Memorial, Cardboard Cathedral, Governors Bay, Sign of the Takahe, Deans Bush and more - Chauffeured to boutique B&B overnight accommodation in the heart of Christchurch - Hire car dropped off on second morning for self-drive to Mount Cook - Curated self-drive itinerary through the Rakaia Gorge, Fairlie, Burkes Pass, Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki - Tasman Glacier explorer trip - Stargazing experience - Half day private local tour of Twizel - Two nights accommodation at the Hermitage Hotel with breakfasts and dinners included
  15. Lakeland Explorer

    Lakeland Explorer

    Choose a mini adventure with Lakeland Explorer. The way to explore Mackenzie when your time is precious. Cycle hire from twizel information centre & mackenzie country hotel. Cycle trips with transport, go further afield to the best local trails. Alps2ocean cycle trail half and full day supported cycling trips. Stargazing, travel into star country right here at Twizel, Mackenzie Basin's International Dark Sky Reserve. Wonder, share and learn. Tekapo, Mt Cook, Twizel - Customised group tours and transport. Twizel - heart of the Mackenzie High Country and gateway to Mt Cook National Park has lakes, mountains, canals, sunsets, so much to see and photograph. Tell us what you want and we will be delighted to arrange.
  16. Alpine Ski Touring - Glaciers

    Alpine Ski Touring - Glaciers

    Alpine Recreation provides wilderness skiing at its best. Alpine and Telemark Ski Touring amongst the glaciers of the Mount Cook and Westland National Parks with professional mountain and ski guides. From huts based at the top of the Tasman, Franz Josef or Fox Glaciers, undertake spectacular ski ascents and descents of adjacent peaks. For less advanced skiers and those new to ski touring we also provide backcountry touring from our comfortable private hut high above Lake Tekapo. From here you undertake day tours in the rolling basins of the Two Thumb Range with wide-sweeping views across the Mackenzie Basin and to the Southern Alps. This terrain is great for cruising and enjoying the landscape.
  17. Aqua Drop

    Aqua Drop

    Catch summer thrills with our 150-metre downhill waterslide! Experience this classic Kiwi summer activity and slip, slide and splash all day amidst the stunning beauty of Tekapo.
  18. HeliServices.NZ Tekapo

    HeliServices.NZ Tekapo

    Enjoy the spectacular views in comfort and safety. Our tours take you on a choice of five different paths into the heart of the Mt Cook region and West Coast Glaciers. All scenic flights include a mountain top landing. Our pilots will provide you with an informative commentary on the area. We also offer Charters, Hunting, Filming, Aerial photography, Fly fishing and pest control. Please call us to discuss your needs.
  19. Lake Tekapo Farm Tours

    Lake Tekapo Farm Tours

    This is a New Zealand farm tour like no other. Experience a real New Zealand high country farm firsthand on the historic Balmoral and Mt. John Stations. Get off-road and explore areas not normally open to the public on this vast 25,000-acre property in the legendary Mackenzie Country. During your 2-hour tour you will meet lots of animals, some of which you will hand feed. Learn about the working farms, flora & fauna & sample some pure NZ honey produced on the farm! Get your camera ready too as the scenery is breathtaking. On a clear day see Mt Cook nestled amongst the Southern Alps! Experience fresh water straight from the source and enjoy our private location on Mt John. This is a tour the entire family will love!
  20. Lake Tekapo High Country - Nordic/Telemark Ski Touring

    Lake Tekapo High Country - Nordic/Telemark Ski Touring

    This is remote backcountry skiing at its best, in a white wilderness all to yourself. Based at our comfortable Rex Simpson Hut high above Lake Tekapo, you undertake day tours in the rolling basins of the Two Thumb Range. Off the Main Divide of the Southern Alps the Two Thumb Range has very favourable weather conditions, providing a choice of terrain for either easy to moderate cross-country skiing and Telemark touring or alpine touring on the steeper slopes. You can cruise over rolling hills and explore snow-filled valleys, or take an easy ascent to access ideal terrain for carving Telemark turns. Tuition will be given as required. All Telemark touring equipment is included, as well as shovels, probes and transceivers.