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Tekapo Springs
Holiday Travel Guide

Lie back and relax in healing waters, enjoy a massage or get involved in a range of outdoor activities, all with a fabulous alpine backdrop.

Soak in soothing heated pools or pamper yourself with a remedial treatment at the Tekapo Springs spa.

Sprawling Lake Tekapo and the breathtaking Southern Alps provide a superb location for this excellent family recreation park. Head to the hot pools and admire the spectacular scenery in complete comfort. The water temperature stays at around 104 F (40 C) and massage jets will soothe any aches you may have developed.

If you are looking for something more serene, book into the Glacial Spa. Indulge yourself with a massage or pedicure before spending some time in the sauna and steam room. For a more refreshing option, try the plunge pool. This pool is kept at the same temperature as the chilly waters of Lake Tekapo. See how long you can last before running back to the warmer water.

Fans of outdoor pursuits will love the 36-foot (11-meter) high waterslide. More exhilarating activities can be found at the tubing park nearby. During winter, this area becomes a 492-foot (150-meter) long snowfield that you can fly across on a blow-up ring. Visit in the summer to see if you can navigate the twists and turns of the synthetic grass track.

After your day of relaxation or adrenaline, enjoy a hearty dinner at the café and bar. A range of hot meals and snacks are served through the day. Enjoy your meal from an unbeatable vantage point overlooking the lake.

Tekapo Springs is on the south end of Lake Tekapo, approximately a 3-hour drive from Christchurch. There is a charge for entry and you will have to pay extra for treatments such as massages. Find accommodation at Lake Tekapo or in the nearby towns of Twizel and Fairlie.

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247 Cheap Hotels Near Tekapo Springs

Peppers Bluewater Resort
Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$169 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated in Lake Tekapo, this luxury aparthotel is within a 15-minute walk of Lake Tekapo, Church of the Good Shepherd and Sheepdog Statue. Tekapo Springs and ...

4.1/5Very Good! (2,586 reviews)

"Amazing view from the room, only issue was the window latch was broken so was a tad noisy when the wind hit!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan. 2021

Peppers Bluewater Resort
The Godley Hotel
The Godley Hotel
3 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$116 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.

Situated on a lake, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Tekapo Springs and Mount John Observatory are also ...

3.1/5 (979 reviews)

"Had such a nice view from the second floor. Bed was super comfy too. Wish we could've stayed longer than just the one night"…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb. 2021

The Godley Hotel
Mantra Lake Tekapo
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$199 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.

Situated on a lake, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Lake Tekapo and Church of the Good Shepherd. Tekapo Springs is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (523 reviews)

"Liked the swimming pool. Also the location. Didn’t like that maintenance in some areas of the unit was lacking"…"

Reviewed on 19 Feb. 2021

Mantra Lake Tekapo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Peppers Bluewater Resort
Peppers Bluewater Resort
4.5 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$169 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
Peppers Bluewater Resort
The Godley Hotel
The Godley Hotel
3 out of 5
State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$116 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
The Godley Hotel
Mantra Lake Tekapo
Mantra Lake Tekapo
4 out of 5
1 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$199 per night from 3 Mar. to 4 Mar.
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Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
2 out of 5
2 Lakeside Dr, Lake Tekapo, Canterbury
The price is NZ$107 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
3.5 out of 5
Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$151 per night from 28 Feb. to 1 Mar.
Lake Tekapo Village Motel
Lake Tekapo Cottages
Lake Tekapo Cottages
3 out of 5
12 Sealy St, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$152 per night from 10 Mar. to 11 Mar.
Lake Tekapo Cottages
The Quarters
The Quarters
3 out of 5
4 Erebus Place, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$199 per night from 1 Mar. to 2 Mar.
The Quarters
The Mackenzie Suites
The Mackenzie Suites
3.5 out of 5
67 Darchiac drive, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$175 per night from 8 Mar. to 9 Mar.
The Mackenzie Suites
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
3.5 out of 5
4 Sibbald Ln, Lake Tekapo
The price is NZ$185 per night from 5 Mar. to 6 Mar.
Mackenzie Apartments & Suites
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