Church of the Good Shepherd

Church of the Good Shepherd

Lake Tekapo

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15 Rankers Reviews

11 Face-to-Face

12 Twizel

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Celebrating the pioneers on the Mt Cook region.

The Church of the Good Shepherd is a monument to the early pioneers. A quaint stone church that happens to look over one of the best views in New Zealand. It can get busy as a coach stop-over. Best at sunrise and sunset!

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieTwizel

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  • Scenic Attractions
  • Free

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Matthias Wohlegamuth

Switzerland

Ranking: 8/10

We walked from the first carpark to the Church. It is a beautiful walk with stunning views. Be aware of the busses with plenty of tourists.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Sandra Marangi

Switzerland

Ranking: 9/10

We walked along Lake Tekapo to the Gppd Shepherd Church. Beautiful landscape around the lake. Many busses with tourists around the Lake.

Reviewed over 3 years ago and experienced in January 2017

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Svenja

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Beautiful view, nice music in the church, warm, wonderful flowers around the church. Great that it is forbidden to take pictures inside!

Reviewed almost 4 years ago and experienced in November 2016

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Alessandro Luison

Italy

Ranking: 9/10

Blue water, stunning landscape, a small church on the edge of the lake. Peaceful place, uncontaminated nature.

Reviewed almost 5 years ago

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James Webster

Ranking: 6/10

Good not great, you should only go for good views of the lake.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago

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Niamh Duane

United Kingdom

Ranking: 9/10

Beautiful location and lovely walk.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in March 2014

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Matthias Thorn

Germany

Ranking: 3/10

Enjoy the scenery. You need not visit the church itself - exept you want to see the Chinese tourists coming in buses. But the Lake is really beautiful.

Reviewed almost 6 years ago and experienced in January 2015

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Richard

United Kingdom

Ranking: 10/10

A place of peace to contemplate the world.

Reviewed over 6 years ago

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Josefine Hedlund

Sweden

Ranking: 10/10

So nice!

Reviewed over 6 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Terry Seaman

United States

Ranking: 2/10

We were not impressed by the church itself. The surrounding area is beautiful, but the church is nothing to get excited about -- architecturally or historically.

Reviewed almost 7 years ago and experienced in February 2014

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Lisa

Germany

Ranking: 10/10

Very beautiful. Drive all the way to the end of the road along the lake.

Reviewed over 7 years ago and experienced in March 2013

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Jan

Netherlands

Ranking: 8/10

Beautiful.

Reviewed almost 8 years ago and experienced in December 2012

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James Huntzinger

England

Ranking: 9/10

The Church of the Good Shepherd was pleasant, all the sock cairns.

Reviewed over 8 years ago and experienced in March 2012