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Lake Wakatipu
Top 2 in Can't Miss Attractions

508 Reviews
Liked by 10
Open Open 24 hours
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Lake Wakatipu, Otago
Phone: +64-3-4427500

What people are saying:

I visited Queenstown for 5 days and wandered around the lake every day happily. it's a very beautiful and peaceful lake with many ducks and seagulls and people like to gather there in the evening.

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Additional Information


Lake Wakatipu is located in Queenstown, New Zealand's South Island. It is the third largest lake in New Zealand. It is in a lightning bolt shape. The lake is very clear and known as “Emerald Lake”. If you are in Queenstown, you can choose to overlook the Lake Wakatipu from the famous Sky Cable Car. Taking the TSS Earnslaw steamship cruise is undoubtedly one way of enjoying the beautiful scenery on the Lake Wakatipu. Not only does it brings the lake and the mountains close under your eyes, but also brings the tranquility and serenity of the lake to your heart, and the breathtaking beauty of scenery into your memory. You will also have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious barbecue and experience authentic New Zealand culture.
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Helpful Information

1.There are ‘tidal’ activities at Lake Wakatipu such that within 25 minutes there could be a10 cm depth difference in the water.2.Gibbston Valley is located near to Lake Wakatipu, and it produces a wide variety of grape wines. You can participate in their daily wine tasting gatherings or the tour of its wineries.
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Restaurants Near Lake Wakatipu

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Hotels Near Lake Wakatipu

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