Lake Tekapo has many accommodation options available to competitors in The Mackenzie race. Luxury apartments, motels, backpackers, a campground, and holiday homes.
Fairlie is 30 minutes and Twizel is 40 minutes from the start line. Both of these towns offer plenty of accommodation options and are less than a morning commute away for most city dwellers!
Lake Tekapo sits in the heart of the Mackenzie District in the South Island. The closest airport, in Timaru, is only an hour away from Lake Tekapo.
The closest International Airport is in Christchurch City, a 2 hour and 40 minute drive away. Alternatively Queenstown is 2 hours 50 minutes away, which also hosts an International Airport, and Dunedin is 3.5 hours away.
Whatever way you look at it, Lake Tekapo is on your doorstep.
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