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Lake Lyndon

Porter Pass Road, Springfield, New Zealand
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Lovely lake to fish

We pass Lake Lyndon every year on the way to Castle Hill. In the winter of 2015, the lake froze... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2017
Nicki J
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
beatiful

lake lyndon is fantastic in winter when it freezes over. The children love walking across the lake... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2016
philleah
,
Christchurch, New Zealand
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“ice skating” (2 reviews)
“castle hill” (2 reviews)
“fishing” (3 reviews)
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Porter Pass Road, Springfield, New Zealand
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We pass Lake Lyndon every year on the way to Castle Hill. In the winter of 2015, the lake froze over and we were able to walk on it! Some people even played ice hockey. But normally, the lake is suitable for fishing or non-motor...More

Thank Nicki J
Reviewed 6 November 2016

lake lyndon is fantastic in winter when it freezes over. The children love walking across the lake. Our large family dog enjoys it too.

1  Thank philleah
Reviewed 2 August 2016

lovely little lake, was frozen over when we visited, scenery is so wonderful, had a hot chocke at the retailer who was parked up there in a van

Thank lukebusch1
Reviewed 30 July 2016

very scenic spot, clear and warm in summer ideal for water craft and fishing and- freezes in winter so great for the ice skating. Good day trip from Christchurch

Thank daveflipp
Reviewed 2 June 2016

A good place to take the family fishing or a picnic good place to stop on the way to the westcoast to relax and distress before continuing your journey. Nature's little gem.

Thank Leanne W
Reviewed 15 May 2016

This is the first of the beautiful Alpine Lakes visible from the Alpine Highway after leaving Christchurch. A lovely picnic or fishing spot and Ice Skating during the winter.

Thank OVERSZ
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Lake lydon locate on Arthur pass near castle hill. It's quite a big lake with the good view and you can access to the lake by car. You can take a break of long drive on arthur pass here, see the view for some relax...More

Thank Ohmy_Attakorn
Reviewed 29 July 2015

The ice was not thick enough for skating when we went but the lake does get covered in enough ice for skating. At some point ice had frozen broken-up then re-frozen making an amazing pattern across the lake several people were playing happily near the...More

Thank nglenjarman
Reviewed 9 July 2015

If you haven't seen snow or ever ice skated this is a great place to go in the winter time, take your plastic or boogey boards and go slide on the snow on the hill, or for that last couple of weeks in June and...More

Thank Miriam M
Reviewed 20 September 2014

Lake Lyndon is on the way to porter pass ski field and should not be missed if you want to see an New Zealand high country lake. It is quite typical of New Zealand high country lakes surrounded by Spiky Spaniard and tussock its possible...More

Thank nglenjarman
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