news & Updates
From the Ranginui Team
Check back regularly for the latest news and updates from the Ranginui at Lake Tekapo team. We love to share info about the fun, relaxation and great adventures waiting for you here in our beautiful region.
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Be Aware: Plan and Book Ahead This Summer!
You MUST book ahead for your dinners and star gazing this summer, October to April 2022/2023.
Starry Nights in Tekapo
Private stargazing tours are available on-site at Ranginui with the help of our friends, Alpha Crux Stargazing and Astrophotography.
Fly Away to a Whisky Hut
It’s a good decision to fly to The Bad Decision Hut, New Zealand's highest-altitude whisky bar.
Benmore Beauty with Bespoke Bikes
There's an epic new bike ride accessible from Tekapo as a day trip with Bespoke Bike Tours.
Road Trip to Tekapo
Whether you are arriving from Christchurch, Queenstown or Dunedin, we have the best tips for your South Island Roadie.
Your Perfect Tekapo Itinerary
Take four days out to explore paradise with your perfect Lake Tekapo itinerary.
Lupins in Tekapo
Each November huge, colourful lupin flower patches emerge along the waterways of the Mackenzie Region of New Zealand.
With our stunning natural scenery, it’s wedding season in Tekapo all year round.
Location, Location, Location
Tekapo is a small alpine town perfectly situated halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown.
Photography in Lake Tekapo
There are so many options for capturing great images around Lake Tekapo.
Hike Mt John
Take time to hike to the top of Mt John - the views are so worth it!
Tekapo and the International Dark Sky Reserve
Ranginui at Lake Tekapo is located in the Aoraki Mackenzie International Dark Sky Reserve.
our Guest Suites
Sink into a soft King bed, fitted with luxury cotton sheets. Awaken to the sight of snowy peaks and crystal blue waters through floor-to-ceiling windows, or drink in the stunning views while enjoying a coffee or tea on your private balcony.
Ranginui at Lake Tekapo welcomes guests to select their favourite from our three guest suites: Whetu, Whenua, and Rangi.