Macetown, South Island

Macetown is located in South Island. Macetown is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Lake Tekapo Edition.
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(Lake Tekapo is the nearest city to Macetown)

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  • Huge fun with Nomad tours in their Land Rover up in to the hills at the back of Arrowtown to this old goldfield settlement. Thanks Jo for a most informative and exciting trip. The Arrow River is cross...  more »
  • Its either walk, cycle or 4WD up the Arrow River just behind Arrowtown. We took a 4WD trip up here.(Not suitable if the river is high or dirty) Twenty something river crossings and at the end you get ...  more »
  • Our family of 5 (children aged 14, 16, 18) took a full day to get ourselves to Macetown to gold pan and explore. We knew that it would be tight with the sunset at 6.15pm when we didn't start until 9.4...  more »

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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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