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    Lake Pukaki , Canterbury Region
    Resting within a glacial valley ringed with mountains, Lake Pukaki ranks as one of the region's largest alpine bodies of water. Explore its r
    Tours from $83
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    Lake Tekapo , Lake Tekapo
    For some outdoor adventure, head to Lake Tekapo, where the dark blue water and snow-capped peaks provide an ideal setting for a range of natu
    Tours from $148
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    Soak away your stress at Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools & Spa, a sprawling complex of pools, natural thermal hot springs, spa services, and wat
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    Tekapo Springs , Lake Tekapo
    Kick back and relax in the steaming pools of Tekapo Springs, a series of landscaped bathing areas featuring sweeping mountain views. Don your
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    Avon River , Christchurch
    For an eco-friendly way to sightsee around the city, explore Avon River on a punting tour. Cruising on old-fashioned punts--flat-bottomed woo
    Tours from $14
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