When we mention New Zealand, there is no doubt that natural beauty and its uniqueness is the first thing that will come to our minds. This is right, of course, because this country located in the Pacific Southeast of Australia has a unique and amazing beauty especially in terms of mountains and lakes … New Zealand includes more than 800 lakes formed by the movements of icebergs throughout history and today these lakes constitute an important tourist attraction in the country. Today, meet the most beautiful lakes in New Zealand and enjoy their visit during your next trip to this charming country.
This lake is one of 3 parallel lakes and ranks among the most popular tourist destinations in New Zealand. There are some resorts in close proximity to the lake, as well as a theme park nearby. The lake is also a popular destination for Christchurch visitors, as it is a morning trip from the city for those who do not have a long time to stay. The lake is known for its clear waters and its wonderful natural surroundings, especially the snow-capped mountains that border it in a magical scene, along with the lavender flowers that crown it during the spring.
Lake Wanaka is located on the southern island of the Otago region, more than 300 meters above sea level in a geographical area called the Southern Alps. The lake is a great choice for travelers looking for wonderful natural areas away from the crowds and it is close to the Aspiring Mountain National Park and therefore tourists can visit a range of places during one trip to the region. In the area near the lake, there are many modern restaurants, art galleries and shops, and most importantly, the 4 seasons are suitable for visiting the lake and enjoying its charming beauty.
This lake is also located on the southern island and is relatively close to the ocean and the coasts of the Tasmanian Sea. Close to the lake, Snow Mountain Covered Cook is located almost year round, giving the lake additional beauty. The lake water, which is characterized by a lively tinge of pulse-like shapes, is ideal for taking exceptional photos in a scene that many might even think is unreal!
Wakatipu is one of New Zealand’s longest lakes, which stretches for almost 80 kilometers. It is fed by the Dart River in the north and is surrounded by a group of high mountains often covered with snow and a number of rocky plateaus that resemble those in the desert, giving an exceptional place in the scene. A boat tour is the perfect way to see the lake details and get excellent views. There are also areas for swimming where you can enjoy the fresh water and the wonderful summer sun.
Enchanting scenery from Lake Bukake
A view from Lake Tekapo
A view from Lake Wakatipu
A scene from Lake Wanaka
From Lake Pukaki
From Lake Tekapo
From Lake Wakatipu
From Wanaka Lake