This high country lake - 710 metres (2300 ft) above sea level - and the small village of about 350 people, provide an ideal place for either an overnight stop, or better still, spend a couple of days relaxing...there's no need to rush by at all! The lake is fed by the Godley, Cass and Macauley Rivers - and all these spots are good for fishing, as are the canals - and there is always Lake Alexadrina nearby. Besides serving as a summer playground for waterskiers, Lake Tekapo also serves as a reservoir to provide water to the hydroelectric generator that supplies power to the homes and businesses of South Canterbury.

16 °C

Clouds, overcast clouds

Wind0.54 m/s
Cloudiness100 %
Temperature (min/max)16/16 °C
Pressure1007 hpa
Humidity88 %
Last update: 02 Feb 2023 @ 13:28

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