Admire the tranquil landscapes of Moke Lake, a horseshoe-shaped body of water reflecting the mountains that surround it on all sides. Circle the lake on foot, bike, or horseback, or take a motor boat or canoe onto the water itself. A nearby campsite provides accommodations for visitors interested in staying for more than a single day. Arrange your visit to Moke Lake and discover more family-friendly attractions in Queenstown using our Queenstown itinerary planning tool.
Tours to Moke Lake
Moke Lake Kayak Experience BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $99
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes
20 minute Queenstown Scenic Flight BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $104
Duration: 20 minutes
Moke Lake reviews
Pleased I made the effort to see this stunning lake in the middle of nowhere. Be prepared for a gravel, narrow road that at times barely fits cars travelling in opposite direction, but peaceful... more »
My partner and I stayed at the Campsite for one night in late October. It's quite amazing how such a beautiful and peaceful spot maintains its secrecy and off-the-beaten track so close to the busy... more »
Beautiful spot. Dirt road to drive in but our camper made it down fine. Worth the drive!
It’s hard to imagine that this place is so beautiful. A nice easy drive from Queenstown through beautiful rugged mountain pastoral scenery brilliant views across tranquil mirrors (I mean lakes). Very easy to miss so make a point of taking an hour or more for memories that will last a lifetime.
Plan your trip to Queenstown
Get a personalized planA complete day by day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
See all ›
Side trips from Queenstown
See all ›
Hidden gems in Queenstown
Trails in Queenstown
Nearby attractions in Queenstown
Plans to Moke Lake by other users
44 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 26 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, hidden gems Preferences: January Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in South Island BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 40 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 60 days in South Island BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND October, popular sights Preferences: October Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 39 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy