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Moke Lake

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Address: Moke Lake Road, Queenstown, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-442 7935
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Great spot for a picnic or camping

Drove here just to check it out, really awesome sport, dead quiet and amazing views. Beware of the sand flies they are pretty aggressive! Good for camping, fishing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Drove here just to check it out, really awesome sport, dead quiet and amazing views. Beware of the sand flies they are pretty aggressive! Good for camping, fishing, kayaking....etc. Ideally have a 4wd but not essential if its dry

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a beautiful albeit muddy walk around the lake. It was so quite and peaceful yet not far from Queenstown at all.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you like to go somewhere beautiful but where you won't find a lot of tourists or fast food places or coffee shops then this is for you. There are sheep roaming around, amazing scenery, even geese! Make a picnic and set up by the water and just enjoy the beautify of New Zealand. It will touch your heart and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

If you are campervanning or camping, Moke Lake has a great DOC site for $8 (I think) per person per night. Has clean drop loos and an undercover area. Camp spots are nice and private, bit of sheep poo and sand flies around though. The lake is super cold! But good views none the less. If you camp there there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The lake is located around 12 km from Queenstown and is georgeous for camping. We spent an afternoon there, swam in the lake and did some fab walks. There is some good fishing too although we didn't try it. Perfect place to spend a day. Facilities included toilets, cooking shelter and running water. The views were fascinating since it was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even if you don't go on one of the many hikes around Moke Lake, if you're fortunate enough to have perfect weather conditions the view from the carpark will take your breath away! We were so lucky to have a cloudless sky and no wind when we visited. I couldn't believe how clear the water was and how perfect the... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

We rode horses along the river from the Moke Lake camping site in the valley. It was a fun afternoon with the staff from the Ben Lomond Horse Trek.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I read some reviews on here and thought while doing the Queenstown to Glenorchy drive, we might go to Moke Lake. Its certainly a nice drive in with animals everywhere. I was expecting a larger Lake but once we arrived there was very little to look at. We didn't actually even get out of the car. My teenagers said it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome camping and picnic spot, well worth the drive to get away from the hustle of Queenstown. Enjoy!

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Walk offers some great views of the surrounding mountains and valley. Suitable for almost every level of fitness, path is very easy to follow as you're looping around the lake. Few steepish sections but very manageable. Drive up is also beautiful and the campground looks like a nice peaceful place to spend the night.

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