Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo is a lakeside resort village in the in the South Island of . It gets its name from one of the in the .
Photo: Tournasol7, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
University of Canterbury Mount John Observatory, previously known as Mt John University Observatory, is New Zealand's premier astronomical research observatory. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a Non-Certificated Airport 1.5 NM west of township in the of the in . Photo: CHCBOY, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The on the shores of on the of New Zealand is a small Anglican church used by various denominations. Photo: Podzemnik, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Water feature
, also called Scott Pond, is a small lake situated on the Tekapo River approximately 3 kilometres downstream of , .

Lake Tekapo

-44.0037° or 44° 0' 13.4" south
170.4785° or 170° 28' 42.5" east
Open Location Code
United Nations Location Code
750 metres (2461 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 166733708
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Aragonese: Lake Tekapo
  • Catalan: Lake Tekapo
  • Cebuano: Lake Tekapo
  • Chinese: 特卡波鎮
  • Czech: Lake Tekapo
  • Dutch: Lake Tekapo
  • German: Lake Tekapo
  • Macedonian: Лејк Текапо
  • Maori: Lake Tekapo
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Lake Tekapo
  • Spanish: Lago Tekapo
  • Spanish: Lake Tekapo
  • Urdu: لیک ٹیکاپو
  • Tekapo

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