Southern Lakes, New Zealand
Situated two and a half hours from both Queenstown and Christchurch on the shores of Lake Tekapo, surrounded by the Southern Alps, Peppers Bluewater Resort is the ideal base from which to explore the natural wonders of the region. Set in tranquil gardens with spectacular views of the lake, it offers the perfect destination for a relaxing retreat. This luxury resort is family-friendly and offers babysitting.
Peppers Bluewater Resort provides elegantly appointed rooms and suites that reflect the natural colours and textures of the surrounding landscape. Some rooms come with a balcony offering stunning views of Lake Tekapo. Stylish villas feature spacious living areas, kitchens and dining areas. Self-contained, two-bedroom Mountain View Villas, located on the ground floor, are ideal for families.
The resort’s restaurant, Rakinui, overlooks the lake and showcases a menu of contemporary New Zealand cuisine prepared using the finest regional produce.
There are plenty of activities for adventure-seekers at Peppers Bluewater Resort including mountain biking, trout fishing and having fun with remote controlled jet boats on the lake. You can also go kayaking, horse riding, visit Tekapo hot springs or enjoy a twilight picnic followed by a spot of stargazing on Mount John. In winter, you can go skiing and ice-skating at the ski fields nearby.
Lightfoot Travel provides tailor-made itineraries that include daily tours and excursions, restaurant recommendations and bookings, and can incorporate Southern Lakes into a greater New Zealand or Australasian holiday. Take a look at The Finest of New Zealand’s North and South Islands as an example of a bespoke itinerary that we can create for you.
Peppers Bluewater Resort Information
- Location:2 hours 30 minutes from Christchurch and Queenstown.
- Accommodation:142 rooms and suites.
- Facilities:Lobby, spa, pool, concierge service.
- Activities:Mountain biking, trout fishing, kayaking, horse ridnig, hot springs, stargazin. Winter: skiing, ice-skating.
- Weather:Summer is between November and early February. Winter is from June through to August.
- Children:Welcome, babysitting available.