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Nelson Lakes National Park

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14-Day South Island Adventure Tour from Christchurch
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“st arnaud” (16 reviews)
“lake rotoroa” (9 reviews)
“easy drive” (4 reviews)
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"st arnaud"
in 16 reviews
"lake rotoroa"
in 9 reviews
"easy drive"
in 4 reviews
"day trip"
in 6 reviews
"stunning place"
in 4 reviews
"doc office"
in 3 reviews
"stunning views"
in 4 reviews
"few hours"
in 3 reviews
"new zealand"
in 7 reviews
"the crystal clear water"
in 2 reviews
"water taxi"
in 5 reviews
"camp host"
in 2 reviews
"tree line"
in 2 reviews
"boat ramp"
in 2 reviews
"couple of hours"
in 2 reviews
"perfect weather"
in 2 reviews
"visitor center"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can comment only on the lake as seen from Arnaud and the view looking down from the first part of Paddy's Track, as that was all we (my adult son and I) did in a couple of hours as a stop en route from...More

Thank John N
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

We are in our late 60s, reasonably fit and experienced hikers. The circuit was a challenge for us (5.5 hours), but we are very glad we did it. The views on a nice day are wonderful! There are two parking areas. The Pinchgut Track connects...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
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Reviewed 8 March 2018

Beautiful views of lake and lots of birds. Fishing available as well. Campground was fantastic for the campervan and tent. Nice walking trail.

Thank charesefl
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Camped by the lake in perfect weather Bright blue skies to walk up Mt Angelus the next day- a little slippery towards the summit with scree slopes and a good head for heights required

Thank scc749
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Reviewed 20 January 2018

great destination, superb views, easy drive.. words cannot express the beauty of this lake. Highlight of our trip!

Thank Johnmir13
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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

What a thrill to hike in these alpine regions. The visitor center in Saint Arnaud is excellent as are the DOC staff at the center.

Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

It does not matter what you are into, here is so much to do, lots of different walks and hikes for different levels, swimming, boating, watching the eels and ducks, bring your own kayak, or just a relaxing sunbath. We come here quite often, most...More

Thank evagnz
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

The bro caught some of the eels from under the boat ramp an we cooked them up in the smoka while young rahwiti was doing some sick bombs into the lake, plenty of rubbish bins up there to Chuck ur Codys cans into an even...More

2  Thank Lewis S
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

What a gorgeous place this is ! Been here a couple times but can't get enough.. This is the best hidden gem spots in NZ.. You can't see and even expect the lake's existence until you get to the car park... We spent a few...More

Thank Akhil_Wellington
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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

View was breathtaking and was much better than I expected. The mountains in the background and the crystal clear water was incredible to see. Ducks and swans were very friendly and came very close up. There are some big eels swimming below the jetty. Well...More

Thank TwlFaS
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