Visit Mt. John Observatory

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Added by Tanya Fenwick

A beautiful, short hike up to Mount John Observatory. This is a must-do in Lake Tekapo, New Zealand.

This is a 1032m peak with amazing scenery is surrounded by the beautiful Lake Tekapo. Keep in mind that it gets very windy the higher you go. There is an entry fee for vehicles and tours of the observatory are available. 

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