Here’s our pick of the best walks & hiking tracks in Lake Tekapo

Tekapo and Lake Tekapo is a stunning area for walking & hiking with huge mountain views and pretty lakes. Colourful lupins flower everywhere in the summer and snow-capped mountains in the winter, it’s spectacular.

There are plenty of really nice walks and hiking tracks in the Lake Tekapo area, most with stunning views of the lake. Hopefully, you’ll get a nice day. It can be known to be rainy and wet a lot of the time. Best to go in summer if you can.

A number of walks start from right in Lake Tekapo town, which is handy. Even better on a cold day, take a soak in the lovely Lake Tekapo hot pools, what a way to end the day! You’ll get 360° views of Lake Tekapo and the mountains from the top of Cowans Hill walkway.

List of all walks in Lake Tekapo