Lake Wakatipu



Lake Wakatipu is synonomous with Queenstown, which is the main community on the lake. There are others dotted around the lake,these are

View of Mount Nicholas
mostly sheep stations which are only accessable by tracks and long walks or via boat such as the SS Earnslaw which is named after the mountain at the head of the lake. The Earnslaw cruises up the lake daily to Mount Nicholas sheep station.
The lake itself is in the shape of a very large S. At the other end of the lake is Kingston where there is the train station and the preserved steam train ,"the Kingston Flyer".
There are various view points around the lake all giving breath taking views, some more accessable than others.

View of Lake Wakatipu with Cecil Peak and the Remarkables