105 km, 1 hour 31 mins
Lake Tekapo is nestled in the heart of New Zealand's South Island. The lake lies at the foot of the Southern Alps, which rise to a height of 3 kilometres. New Zealand's highest mountain, Mt Cook (Aoraki) is a short drive away and rises to 3,753m (12,313ft). State Highway 8 runs through the township and makes Lake Tekapo one of the essential stops on the traveller's route through the centre of the South Island.
344 km, 3 hours 57 mins
Geraldine is located en route to Queenstown, driving south from Christchurch. Surrounded by majestic mountains and nestled on the shores of crystal clear Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown’s stunning scenery is inspiring and revitalising. With such a huge range of activities in Queenstown, no two days will ever be the same.
138 km, 1 hour 43 mins
Geraldine is less than 2 hours drive from Christchurch, making it an ideal stopover on your holiday. Christchurch is the gateway to New Zealand's South Island. You can ski, bungy jump, hike, mountain bike, raft, surf, swim, golf, see whales, dolphins and seals, visit wineries and gardens, shop, be entertained and awed, and so much more, all within 2 hours of Christchurch.