Welcome to the new night sky attraction from Tekapo Springs! Tekapo Star Gazing offers a unique audio-visual star gazing experience that will explore, excite and entertain. Our guided outdoor/indoor star gazing tour will introduce you to the famous Mackenzie Dark Sky Reserve followed by a relaxing soak in the hot pools. Tours operate nightly from 9:30pm with free shuttle service from our Tekapo town office
Tekapo Springs offers three tiered Hot Pools landscaped in local greywacke rock and surrounded by the regions native alpine plants to create a natural setting. Pool temperatures range from forty degrees Celsius to thirty six degrees Celsius. The pools have benched seating so you can sit back, relax and soak. The Hot Pools are open from 10am - 9pm daily.
Each pool is shaped in the image of the regions lakes (Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo) Each pool offers something different - massage jets to take away aches and pains and fountains to splash under. Each pool covers forty square metres of surface area and is a metre deep at their deepest point.
Tekapo Springs operates one of New Zealands most scenic skating rinks. The outdoor rink is full sized. Over winter (April - September) the skating rink is used for ice skating, curling, ice hockey, and more!
Skate hire is included and helmets are provided free of charge.
Private or group lessons are available on request.
Snow Tube Park
Simple, it involves you, a tube, and a 150 metre downhill snow slope. Put these together and you get an adrenalin pumping ride! Great fun for all ages and a must do for any trip to Tekapo Springs. Our magic carpet will take you from the bottom of the park to the top in no time to do it all again! One tubing ticket entitles the bearer to one hour on the snow tube park.
Summer Tube Park
Summer tube rides were at the top of the 'Must Do' list for northern hemisphere adventure seekers - and Tekapo Springs has introduced this ride to Lake Tekapo. Riders use the winter snow tubes. The synthetic carpet has the same slippery properties as snow, with curves, corners and slopes for a thrilling ride-on-gravity!
Please bring suitable footwear for the tubing park; helmets are compulsory and provided by Tekapo Springs. One tubing ticket entitles the bearer to a day pass on the tube park!
* For safety reasons the Tube Park is restricted to persons 1 metre tall and over.
Dare to ride the world's largest inflatable water slide!
Tekapo Springs has brought the world's largest inflatable water slide to New Zealand, making it the first location outside of the USA to have this attraction! This amazing waterslide is 11 metres high, 53 metres long and 24 metres wide. It is positioned the outdoor rink at Tekapo Springs from November through to March.
The TRIPPO has three chutes providing hours of fun for the whole family. A great way to enjoy the long summer days!
Children 3 years and older can ride, but if you're between 3 and 5 years, you must ride with an adult. Entry price lets you ride all day!
The Day Spa is open 7 days a week from 10am to 8pm. We have 4 fully equipped spa rooms designed to enhance and maintain your health and beauty. Sit back, relax and let our therapists pamper you while you enjoy the spectacular views of Lake Tekapo and the surrounding mountains.
Our Sauna and Steam Room sit close together near a traditional Plunge Pool. Sauna temperatures will vary to your requirements, as will the Steam Room*. Both of these facilities can cater for up to ten people at one time. The Plunge Pool is at lake temperature - that's eight - ten degrees Celsius! Steam and Sauna is for those 16 years and over.