D'Archiac Studio has a beautiful feel with views of the surrounding hills and mountains. Located a short 500m walk to the village centre yet far enough away to be peaceful.

The studio is downstairs in a residential home with its entrance and outdoor area with a bbq. There is a small kitchenette with a microwave, cooktop and rice cooker.

You are welcome to use the adjacent games room with pool table, table tennis, washing machine and dryer - these are shared with the owners who holiday upstairs.

You can view the stars from directly outside the apartment, cook for yourself or take a short walk down to the numerous restaurants in the village.

Lake Tekapo Recommendations

 

Every season provides a different view of the awe-inspiring scenery and there are many reasons to visit Lake Tekapo. Here are some of our favourite things to do while in our beautiful region.

Activites

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Cairns Golf Course

Play one of the world’s most beautiful 9-hole courses at The Cairns Alpine Resort Golf Course.

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Roundhill Ski Field

Family-run ski & snowboard resort with a cozy, retro cafe & a rustic après-ski bar.

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Air Safaris

Explore the See the Southern Alps and Aoraki Mt Cook from the air! 

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Tekapo Springs

Sprawling swimming complex with thermal pools, sauna rooms & views of Lake Tekapo.

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Bespoke Bikes Tours

Enjoy the stark beauty of the Mackenzie Region by bicycle. Bike hire available.

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Mackenzie Alpine Horses

Join us by sharing the natural beauty in the most natural forms of transport available, in a saddle.

Eat and Drink

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Greedy Cow

The perfect spot for a delicious breakfast with outstanding barista coffee. Open 7 days.

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Blue Lake Eatery & Bar

A contemporary restaurant and bar located in the heart of the Lake Tekapo Village.

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TLV Restaurant & Bar

A stunning restautant in a stunning location with stunning food.

Around the Region

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Underneath NZ's highest mountain, the village sits among sky-scraping peaks and glaciers.

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Fairlie

Quintessential kiwi farming town with rolling green hills with beautiful seasonal colours.

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Burkes Pass

Burkes Pass is home to two restored cob cottages and St. Patrick’s Union Church.

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Twizel

This alpine retreat is the largest town in the Mackenzie region, close to 5 picturesque lakes.

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Lake Alexandrina

A spectacular example of a high country lake, a hidden gem in the Mackenzie region.

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Lake Pukaki

The largest lake in the area, proudly showing off Aoraki/ Mount Cook from many look out points.