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Lake Wakatipu

4.7/5492 Reviews
Lake
Open all day
Recommended Sightseeing Time: 1-3 hours
Address: Lake Wakatipu, Otago
Phone: +64-3-4427500

About Lake Wakatipu

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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Tickets

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Tours

Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
Queenstown 60 minute Jet Boat Ride on the Shotover & Kawarau Rivers
4.2/59 Reviews
Available for Tomorrow Onwards
FromUSD 69.90
Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour
Lord of the Rings Scenic Tour
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FromUSD 155.50

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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Special Events

Lake Wakatipu is a popular destination for outdoor activities in New Zealand and is where bungee jumping is originated. Visitors here can take the hot air balloon to view Lake Wakatipu, enjoy barbeque at Walter Peak High Country Farm or stroll along the shore of the lake to enjoy its scenery. You can take the cable car from Queenstown, and have a bird’s eye view of Lake Wakatipu, and whether it is in the day or evening, the view is just as spectacular.
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