Tekapo Village Shuttle

From NZD

$40.00 per adult

Duration: 2 hours

*You will automatically receive a pending email, and the payment form will be sent within 24 hours.
*If the tour does not meet the minimum number of passenger requirements, we may not be able to confirm your booking.


The shuttle operates once a day departing from the village at 9:45am.
We pick you up from your accommodations within the village and make our way to the Mount John Observatory. Upon reaching the mountain top at around 10:10am, you will have approximately 1.5 hours of free time.
You have a time to relax and unwind at the Astro Cafe or take a walk around the observatory and summit circuit track.
Shuttle returns to the village around 11:50am.

Pick up time
9:30AM – 9:45AM (in no particular order)
– Peppers Blue Water Resort
– Godley Hotel
– Lakes Edge Holiday Park
– Airbnb, etc

The shuttle only operates when Mt. John Road is open. We will provide a full refund if the service is cancelled due to road conditions or unforeseen events.

Lake Tekapo

Lake Tekapo, renowned for its Astro-tourism in New Zealand, has achieved the esteemed gold status of an International Dark Sky Reserve, drawing visitors from around the globe who come to witness the captivating night sky. The Mount John Observatory offers recommended daytime views as well, not just during the night. Mt John road is open everyday, but Astro cafe is currently open from Thursday to Monday.

Truly offering an escape from the ordinary, this destination seamlessly blends the marvels of nature with cultural richness. Whether you seek adventure, relaxation, or simply a moment of connection with the natural world, Lake Tekapo has it all.

Despite attracting around 3 million visitors annually, this quaint village faces transportation challenges due to the absence of public transportation, which can lead to inconveniences.

For those in need of transportation assistance, Tekapo Shuttle is always at your service.