Lakefront Cottage

10 Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

This has a panoramic view of the lake and the surrounding mountains where you can experience and observe stars in the Dark Sky Reserve, and also have crisp alpine air and a sense of unlimited freedom all to yourself.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet outside only
Linen provided
No smoking
Accessibility: please enquire
Sky TV
Heating & cooling
Air Conditioning
Electric blankets
Heat pump
Cot Available
Extra Bedding
Boat parking
Off Street Parking
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Cellphone coverage
Clothes line
Electric heat
Ensuite Bathroom
Internet available
Outdoor furniture

Bed layout

2 Queen(s), 2 Single(s)

Special Amenities

The self-catering Lakefront Cottage has; Kitchen with ceramic hot plate for cooking, and a separate dining and living area. It is a short walk to the cafes and supermarket in the village, with an opportunity to admire and photograph the vast Mackenzie panorama on the way. The lake is accessible for swimming, fishing and to kayak. The village is on the A2O cycle trail where the journey will take you from the Alps to the Ocean. In winter, the Round Hill ski area operates lifts for skiing and snowboarding, and at the Tekapo Springs there is ice skating and snow tubing under the stars. The warm days of summer are ideal for water sports, followed by an outdoor barbeque in the cool evenings. Open all year are: Restaurants, cafes, hot pools, and when the nights are clear, the Stargazing Tours are an amazing experience The other activities are: Golf, squash, tennis, hiking and cross country cycling. Guides are available for horse riding, trout fishing and game hunting. At Mt Cook National Park one hour away, visitors will enjoy the experience of the hiking trails through the sub-alpine meadows to the mountains and glaciers. Accommodation for extra guests is available on site when required by larger parties .

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

The cottage is currently being used by families, small parties and wedding guests, extra accommodation can be provided. It is popular as a ski chalet for winter holidays and is used as a base for summer outdoor activities such as excursions to the Hermitage, and waterskiing or paddle boarding on the lake. At night the Dark Sky Reserve ensures that the stars and planets are clear and visible from the outdoor veranda. Guides are available on site.


Average Rating: 5
37 total reviews

Vera Balzer
We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this beautiful lakefront property. The house is spacious, clean and warm, and Simon went out of his way to make us feel comfortable. The location is excellent and the views are stunning! Thoroughly recommended!
Julian Mace
Warm and comfortable in a good location with a great outlook. Everything we needed was there.
Hannah Talwar
Cosy home with amazing views and great location. Friendly people running the place, has been in their family for years. We loved it here and would happily stay again!
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Date rangeRatesExtra guestsMinimum stay
All year$300 / Night for 2 guests$302 Nights
All year
$300 / Night for 2 guests
Extra guests: $30Min. stay: 2 Nights
Bookings are two night minimum during the Summer Season. Sleeps up to six people, and we can accommodate additional guests in the nearby lakefront chalets that are available. Full tariff applies to all children.
Check-in time: 2pm to 6pm.
Check-out time: by 10am.
Cancellations can be made up to the week prior to the booking date and after, providing we are able to rebook the unit. However, cancellations 24 hour prior will incur full charge.




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