Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area, South Island

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Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area is located in South Island. Our Lake Tekapo trip itinerary builder makes visiting Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area and other Lake Tekapo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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(Lake Tekapo is the nearest city to Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area)

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  • Our Tranz Alpine train having been cancelled because of damage to trestles, we had to drive from Greymouth to Christchurch. This was a blessing in disguise as we were able to stop and explore sites wh...  more »
  • We stopped by when we were going to Greymouth from Christchurch. It is an awesome site with limestone formation. It makes me feel like we are going back to the stone age. Takes about 10 minute walk to...  more »
  • In the Southern Alps to Christchurch over was left along the road, the giamgoeseogi gathered on the hillside terrain. Castle look like, and on a Hill look like a sheep. Limestone formed the hearth of this unusual terrain two. Referred to as the Castle Hill, in English and Māori referred to as Kura Tawhiti. The entrance to the ranch to raise a cow, combined with great views of the breathtaking Rocky views behind. A couple of minutes or so up the Hill you can see a close-up of a weathered limestone terrain. The entire walk to the entrance, you can only have 1-2 time consuming, and reporting back. You can enjoy the wonderful natural scenery without an entrance fee.
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Where to stay in Lake Tekapo

Because of its humble size, the small town of Lake Tekapo has a limited amount of accommodations. That said, among the available lodgings you'll find a good variety of options, from scenic resorts and cottages to youth hostels and budget accommodations. Motels provide a good option along the side of the roads leading to and from the town.
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