Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park and the Lakefront Lodge Backpackers are set amongst mature trees on the picturesque shores of beautiful Lake Tekapo, with magnificient views across the turquoise lake to the surrounding mountains. With a wide range of accommodation options, we have something for everyone – whether you’re looking for a family getaway, romantic weekend, short stopover or group booking. We look forward to hosting you!


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Motels & Holiday Park

Our motels and holiday park offer accommodation options for every budget and type of traveller, whether a family, couple, individual or group. As well as unpowered and powered sites suitable for every type of tent, caravan or campervan tourer, we have excellent built accommodation including self-contained park motels, standard & ensuite cabins, classic ‘Kiwi Baches’ and family-friendly holiday homes.

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Backpacker Lodge

A stone’s throw from the shore with grandstand views of the lake and mountains, our Lakefront Lodge is purpose-built for backpacker travellers. It sleeps 78 people in a variety of comfortable rooms ranging from doubles and twins to four- and six-bed dormitories. Self-cater in the well equipped kitchen and relax in the sociable lounge and dining area. The lodge is great for schools and other groups, couples and the individual traveller.

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The park has two facilities buildings with toilets, and showers with plenty of hot water. Kitchens feature ovens, microwaves, fridge/freezers and dining tables & chairs, and there are laundries with washing machines and dryers. A large TV lounge has internet kiosks. Other facilities include IAC Wi-fi, bike hire, free backpacker shuttle service, children’s playground, and free BBQs with great lake views – fantastic at sunset.

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Lake Tekapo Activities

Lake Tekapo Motels & Holiday Park and the Lakefront Lodge Backpackers are a great base for enjoying all the activities the Mackenzie area has to offer such as star-gazing; therapeutic hot pools & fun waterslides; ice skating, skiing, snowboarding and snow-tubing; golf; walking & cycling; mini-golf; fishing; boating and water skiing. Be sure to visit the iconic Church of the Good Shepherd, and for the ultimate scenic tour consider a fixed-wing or helicopter flight. We’d love to help you with advice and bookings, so email us:

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