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Mirror Lake, South Island
(4.6/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Get a double dose of the stunning natural beauty at Mirror Lake, where the natural brush, lush greenery, and snow-capped mountains reflect onto the crystal-clear water below. Surrounding the lake are a handful of walking trails varying in difficulty, where visitors can spot the diving ducks unique to the area and the bright blue lupine flowers in bloom. Enjoy this scenic vantage point from the comfort of the cozy cafe, with a warm drink in hand. Put Mirror Lake on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Lake Tekapo itinerary planner.
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  • We made a stop to meet the Mirror Lake in my tour from Queenstown to Milford Sound and everything is beautiful, this Lake looks like a mirror of that transparent and water is great to drink, clean and super cold. Vale this tour if you are in this city but go wrapped up because it's too cold, the Lake is surrounded by snowy mountains.
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  • We stopped briefly on the way to Milford Sound but could see no reflection. On the way back it was a different story. Beautiful! Worth walking down the short walkway to really enjoy it and take some p...  more »
  • It's probably about a third of the way between Te Anua and Milford Sound, and perhaps worth a 5min stopover if you want to photograph the reflection of the mountains in the water. The Mirror Lakes sig...  more »