New Zealand 2018: Lake Tekapo and Lake Pukaki, South Island

The Church of the Good Shepherd on Lake Tekapo, South Island, New Zealand

After breakfast, we packed our daypacks and set out for a day-long sightseeing tour of three lakes—Lake Pukaki, Lake Tekapo, and Lake Ohau. Our plan was to drive to Lake Tekapo first and backtrack to Ohau, which was near our lodge. The three lakes are parallel alpine lakes that run north to south along the northern edge of the Mackenzie Basin. Continue reading