Moke Lake, Queenstown

#8 of 29 in Nature in Otago Region
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Admire the tranquil landscapes of Moke Lake, a horseshoe-shaped body of water reflecting the mountains that surround it on all sides. Circle the lake on foot, bike, or horseback, or take a motor boat or canoe onto the water itself. A nearby campsite provides accommodations for visitors interested in staying for more than a single day. Arrange your visit to Moke Lake and discover more family-friendly attractions in Queenstown using our Queenstown itinerary planning tool.
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  • We were fortunate to visit Moke Lake on a fine calm day, so the reflections were spectacular. We did the walk round the lake, parking in the DOC campsite which has toilets. The walk took us under 2...  more »
  • Read about this little lake in an Air NZ magazine. Almost didn’t go because the weather wasn’t too nice but so glad we did! Beautiful backdrop of mountains and valleys. There is a walk right round...  more »
  • Beautiful spot. Dirt road to drive in but our camper made it down fine. Worth the drive!
  • It’s hard to imagine that this place is so beautiful. A nice easy drive from Queenstown through beautiful rugged mountain pastoral scenery brilliant views across tranquil mirrors (I mean lakes). Very easy to miss so make a point of taking an hour or more for memories that will last a lifetime.
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