Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area, South Island

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Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area is located in South Island. To visit Kura Tawhiti Conservation Area and get the most from your holiday in Lake Tekapo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Lake Tekapo online road trip planner .
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  • Great picturesque hillside lined with Oligocene Limestone boulders, Oligocene is a time in Geological era. Beautiful limestone boulders strewn amidst lush green pastures, nice photo ops.  more »
  • We had no idea about this place, but we were driving from Christchurch to Franz Josef. We decided to stop because there seemed to be interesting rock formations in the distance. Wow, what an understat...  more »
  • 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 »

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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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