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Lake Pukaki

New Zealand
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Mount Cook to Christchurch Tour
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Mount Cook Alpine Explorer Helicopter Flight
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Christchurch to Mount Cook One-Way Tour
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Reviewed 6 January 2016

This is so beautiful, and much less populated than Lake Tekapo. We stayed at Braemar station cottage, (see other review) highly recommended had great views of mount cook and night sky.

Thank Familyadventurersha
Reviewed 4 January 2016

A view that you will remember forever. Makes you thank God for such a wonder. The almost an hour side trip to Mt Cook Village is so worth it. We visited on a summer day, can't wait to do it again in winter.

Thank Gillieisha
Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

We were in love with this lake from the moment we saw it. The colour was the nicest blue imaginable, and seemed to change depending on the angle you were looking at it in relation to the sun. Incredible view of Mt Cook and other...More

Thank Michael V
Reviewed 1 January 2016 via mobile

Almost even better than Lake Tekapo! Awesome view of mount cook and we also got in here for a little swim! If you go on a good day you will never want to leave but most people just jump out of their car for 5...More

Thank NaomiF2901
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Just like Lake Tekapo, Lake Pukaki offer a stunning view for nature lover. Its like a painting but its not. You just have to witness it by yourself to believe it. Thank God I have the chance to witness this beauty.

Thank sbak85
Reviewed 21 December 2015

me n other travelmate from hakatour climb up a little hill n saw this superb view ... love here very much .... found this after we left lake tekapo n on our way heading to Queenstown.

Thank celine_sp0
Reviewed 12 December 2015

The best place to sit and enjoy the lake with mount Cook setting behind. Blue lake water making everything look stunning.

Thank Allan2212
Reviewed 11 December 2015

So pretty, warmer than Tekapo for swimming. Loved the reflections of the mountains and flowers in the lake.

Thank AmandaPressly
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

What a beautiful lake!! You can witness all the blue colours in one lake, it can have reflection of the mountains around, have a stop on top of a hill around the lake at its bottom and enjoy the view

Thank yfiroozan
Reviewed 5 December 2015

Eating Salmon Sashimi (500g for 2 person is too much) which watching the view and enjoying the breeze is really nice. Of course, the drive along Lake Pukaki to Mount Cook is a must do in New Zealand South Island. I lost count of how...More

Thank SingLai
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Hi all, looking at booking a room here in January 2016. Which room is better Grand Seaview (Grand Deluxe Seaview) or Honeymoon Sea View?
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