New Zealand 2014 – Day 6

After checking out, we head on to the picturesque Lake Tekapo. Lake Tekapo is about three hours drive south-west of Christchurch in the Mackenzie Basin. The township faces north across the remarkable turquoise coloured lake to the mountainous drama of the Southern Alps. Picturesque by day and dazzling by night, Lake Tekapo is part of a UNESCO Dark Sky Reserve, making it the perfect spot for stargazing. Lake Tekapo is a 3 hour drive from Christchuch. Therefore, we had to stop midway at Fairlie for our coffee refuel.

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Found this Cookie Time along the Way – time to stock up on snacks!
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Short stop at Fairlie
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Cosy Interior of the Cafe
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Nice Outdoor photo with the mountains outside the Cafe

After 3 hours drive, we finally arrived at Lake Tekapo. We were greeted with our first snow and the husband was really excited as this was his first time seeing and touching snow.

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I think both are cute!
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Our self contained cabin
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The view of the snow capped alps from our cabin
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The inside of our Cabin
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Beautiful
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Mr Snowman looking the Lake
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Church of the Good Shepherd
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Sunset on the Church
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Beautiful Lake Reflections
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Serene Views
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Great Spot to relax

This is my second visit to Lake Tekapo and I am still amazed at its beauty. Will definitely come back here again if I have the chance.

Accommodation: Lakefront Lodge Backpackers

Address: 2 Lakeside Dr, Lake Tekapo 7990, New Zealand

Website: http://laketekapo-accommodation.co.nz

Room type : Ensuite Cabin with cooking facilities (NZD 125)

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