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The Lake Wakatipu is located in the region of Otago on the South Island of New Zealand.  It is considered in the South Island as the longest lake and as the third largest in New Zealand with a length of eighty kilometres and is two hundred and ninety one kilometre square. It is around one thousand feet above sea level and has a depth of over one thousand two hundred feet. Bordered with a scenic view of mountains with the highest one known as Mount Earnslaw, the lake is pleasant place to relax and spend an unforgettable day. The lake has the form of a reversed “N”. The Kawarau River flows out from the Lake of Wakatipu near Queenstown. There mainly two rivers that enter the lake at its head are the Rees and Dart. The lake is quite popular, there are a large number of activities organised on the lake as cruise or a visits in the Bobs caves. The Lake Wakatipu makes part of numerous legends of the Maoris. It is said that the name Wakatipu comes from “Wakatipuwaimaori” which till now the meaning is not known. New Zealand is a land of adventure; you will have perfect holidays in this place. Each region and city of New Zealand has so much to show and a variety of activities. You will also learn about the history of the Maoris.



Milford Queenstown Lake of Wakatipu




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