Your Perfect Tekapo itinerary

Day One; The two comments we hear most on arrival is ‘WOW’ and ‘its even better than the pictures’ our wonderful guests are of course referring to The stunning View from Ranginui. Its gorgeous no matter which room you are in. Relax on your...
Honeymooners Special

Honeymooners Special

We have LOTS of honeymooners staying with us here at Ranginui – with good reason too. Guests can enjoy so much romance. Things like a King bed with luxury sheets, a beautiful ensuite, views to die for, your own private balcony and did we mention the views ? So...
Itinerary for Two Night Stay in Tekapo

Itinerary for Two Night Stay in Tekapo

We hear you, “Tekapo a small town”, “there’s not much to do”, “it’s a nice stopover enroute to Christchurch/Queenstown”.  Well we here at Ranginui respectfully disagree.  The Mackenzie region has so much to...
Lupins in the Mackenzie

Lupins in the Mackenzie

The beautiful and controversial lupin appears each November. Huge colourful fields now emerge along the lake shores, streams, canals and highways of the Mackenzie Region of New Zealand. This is the start of the Mackenzie lupin season. The beautiful lupin flowers are...
Location, Location, Location.

Location, Location, Location.

Tekapo is a small alpine town perfectly situated halfway between Christchurch and Queenstown. Visitors come here for the striking beauty of the area, or to stargaze in the southern hemispheres only Dark Sky Reserve. Here the sky is so clear that millions of stars seem...