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In the shadow of Mount Cook, a good place for a quick dip on the drive down to Queenstown. It is an extraordinary glacial blue, but (much like a lot of lakes in NZ) a bit chilly.
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  • Added: 16/11/2016

    This is a beautiful lake made turquoise by glacial flour. There are a few places to assess the lake on the western side when driving to Mount Cook, and it can also be accessed from the south.

    This is a crowd-sourced map. Abilities vary, and conditions change. Always assess risks for yourself before getting in.

    The weather can change quickly and the water can become rough. Visibility is poor.

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