Lake Tennyson is a lake dammed by glacial moraine, located in the Canterbury high country between Molesworth Recreation Reserve and St James Conservation Areas. The lake is within the headwaters of the Clarence River, with the river flowing through the lake. St James Range lies to the west and the Crimea Range to the east. […]
The glacially carved Whakamatau (Lake Coleridge) is located north of the Rakaia River in the Canterbury high country. Whakamatau was an important place to rest and replenish supplies (mahinga kai) for Ngai Tahu who gathered kakapo, weka, and tuna here, on route to the West Coast (https://www.kahurumanu.co.nz/atlas).Lake Coleridge was the first government-built Hydro Electric Power […]
L53683 is an alpine lake situated between the Remarkables and the Hector Montain ranges to the east of Lake Wakatipu. The lake drains to the Kawarau River via Schoolhouse Creek and the Nevis River.
Skeleton Lake is an alpine lake in the Garvie Mountains in the Southland Region of New Zealand.
Lake Gow is an alpine lake set within a glacially formed cirque below a predominant rock headwall formation in the Garvie Mountain Range. It is fed by Lake Laura and is home to many endemic alpine flora. The lake has a small island called Mervyn Island.
Blue Lake is a remote alpine lake in the Garvie Mountains, in the Southland Region of New Zealand.
Diamond Lake is nestled under the eastern flanks of Mt Alfred, some 17 miles north of Glenorchy, on the edge of Mt Aspiring National Park. Diamond Lake Wildlife Management Reserve was established in 1981 to recognise the area’s superb wildlife and fisheries values. The lake is a popular camping and fishing spot. The western shore […]
Lake Mackenzie is a sub-alpine lake on the Routeburn Track (one of New Zealand’s Great Walks). The lake is located in Fiordland National Park.
Lake Harris is a small alpine lake near the Harris Saddle on the Routeburn Track (one of New Zealand’s Great Walks) in Mt Aspiring National Park. The lake is feed by lake Wilson to the North, and drains to the Glenorchy end of Lake Wakatipu via the Routeburn River.
Dukes Tarn is close to Lake Luna in the Richardson Mountains. The small lake is surrounded on two sides by alpine grass, and on the eastern southern end it meets native forest. The lake drains through the forest to Lake Wakatipu via Twenty-five Mile Creek on the Queenstown-Glenorchy Road.
Lake Luna is located in the Richardson ranges in the head waters of the Moonlight Creek catchment. Access is walking only and land holder permission is required. The lake is known for its trout.
Lake Isobel is an alpine lake nestled in behind Mt Crichton Peak in the Mt Richardson Ranges between Queenstown and Glenorchy. The lake sits at the head of Twelve Mile Creek which drains to Lake Whākatipu.
L50722 is an alpine lake situated in The Remarkables mountain range close to Queenstown. The lake drains to the Kawarau River via Doolan’s Creek and the Nevis River.
L53717 is an alpine lake situated in The Remarkables mountain range close to Queenstown. The lake drains to Lake Whākatipu via Wye creek. It is surrounded by rock faces, wetlands and rare alpine flora.
L53753 is an alpine lake is situated between The Remarkables and Hector mountain ranges close to Queenstown. The lake drains to the Kawarau River via Schoolhouse Creek and the Nevis River.