A variety of services are available in and around Lake Tekapo. In addition to services provided locally, there are a number of coachlines operating daily services to and from Lake Tekapo.

Local Businesses

Wedding & Church Services

Transport Services

Christchurch & Canterbury Marketing

Services in

Lake Tekapo


Binns Property Works Ltd

PO Box 130, Lake Tekapo

No job too big or small ... and if we can't fix it, we'll find someone who can! 

Since starting up in 2007 Binns Property Works Ltd has become the go-to company for Lake Tekapo property owners needing regular or one-off maintenance services for their holiday homes, residential or commercial properties. We hold property maintenance contracts for both commercial and residential properties; we carry out interior and exterior painting and we provide gardening, lawn mowing and general grounds maintenance services.

Your Contact: Steve & Sharron Binns

t:  +64 27 572 5063

e:  admin@bpworks.co.nz

w:  binnspropertyworks.co.nz

Challenge Tekapo (Petrol/Diesel)

Village Centre, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo

Built in 2000 our independent service station is a modern, well-situated station, located next door to the fire station and on the same site as the local workshop. We have an outdoor payment terminal that makes fueling up after closing easier, the OPT accepts most EFTPOS or credit cards with pin numbers.

Your Hosts:  Craig & Lynley Willis

t:  +64 3 680 6933

e:  tekapofuel@clear.net.nz

w: challenge.net.nz

Luxury Touring - Lake Tekapo Ltd

1/22 Beauchamp Place, Lake Tekapo

Authentic luxury travel tailor-made for you. When you travel with Luxury Touring Lake Tekapo you will receive personal service. You don’t simply get a driver, you will travel with a friend. 
We’re David and Cathy and just like you we love travelling. We offer day tours from Lake Tekapo or multiple day private touring anywhere in the South Island. If you require a transfer between your destinations and wish to do this in style taking scenic routes, call us. We aim to introduce you to spectacular new places, to many stops used exclusively by Luxury Touring Lake Tekapo and to create customised excursions to delight you.    
We are small and exclusive. If you are a couple or perhaps two couples travelling together, or even a family of up to five, we are here to ensure you get the most out of your holiday. 

Your Hosts: Cathy & David Hemsworth

t:  +64 3 680 6240 or +64 277 400 800

e:  cathy@ltlt.co.nz

w: luxurytouring.co.nz

NZ Visa Partner Limited

9B Sarah Street, Timaru

immigration expert (licensed by IAA), specialised in partner,
hospitality work and resident visas. High customer satisfaction, High
success rate. Email NOW

t:  03 6690110 (office) 02168218 (urgent)

e:  info@nzvisapartner.com

w: www.nzvisapartner.com 


PO Box 197, Lake Tekapo

Expertly crafted Espresso Coffee made at our mobile coffee van and served to visitors and residents in Lake Tekapo. Available for holiday parks, festivals, shows, sporting events, weddings, fetes.

Most mornings between 7:30am & 9:30am you will find us at the Lake Tekapo Holiday Park. Pop in for your morning coffee fix! 

Your Host:  Vic Howes

t:  +64 21 801 058

e:  shot.tekapo@gmail.com

fb: facebook.com/shottekapo/

Tekapo Auto Services

Behind the Challenge Service Station, State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo

A general mechanical repair workshop and proud member of the MTA. All work 100% guaranteed. LTNZ Certified for Warrant of Fitness for cars. light trucks, motorbikes and trailers. TYRE Team member with a wide range of Kumho & Goodride tyres in stock Puncture repairs, new tyres & second-hand options.


Open Monday to Friday 8 - 5.30pm and Saturday mornings from 8.30am - 12.30pm.

We accept Cash, EFTPOS, Visa, MasterCard, AMEX, Diners, CRT & Fleetsmart cards.

Also available for 24 hour tow & breakdown service.


Your Hosts:  Ian & Raewyn Radford

t:  +64 3 680 6520  / +64 27 277 4080

e:  tekapo-auto@xtra.co.nz

w:  tyreteam.co.nz/tekapoauto.html

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Wedding & Church Services

Church of the Good Shepherd

Pioneer Drive, Lake Tekapo

For any enquiries regarding Weddings or Services at the Church, please contact the Parish directly.

t:  +64 3 685 8389

e:  mackenzie.church@xtra.co.nz

w:  tekapochurch.org.nz

Mt John Homestead – Wedding & Photography Venue

State Highway 8, Lake Tekapo (200m South of the Village Centre)

With a backdrop of picture postcard landscapes, big sky and fresh alpine scenery, celebrate your special day in the heart of Lake Tekapo at Mt John Homestead.

Whether your wedding is small and intimate or the big wedding you’ve always dreamed of, let us help you create memories for a lifetime. Tell us your wants and desires and let us bring your dream wedding to life.


Your Host:  Amanda Simpson

t:  +64 3 680 6834 / +64 21 329 885

e:  thecairns@xtra.co.nz

w: thecairns.co.nz/weddings

Tekapo Weddings and Events Ltd

PO Box 82, Lake Tekapo

Wedding Co-ordinating & Event Planning

Every wedding is unique and should be tailor made to your vision, leaving you stress-free to experience your perfect memorable day. We know where to source exactly what you’re looking for and how to put it together.  We give you continuity – one main point of contact who is a dependable local resource throughout your planning.

Event Hire

Choose from a huge variety of hire items for your wedding or event. You can collect or we can deliver and we can even set-up and decorate your venue.


Experienced at creating classic bouquets and capturing the vibrant colours of every season from lavish bridal settings to stunning birthday arrangements. Any time and any budget, whether it’s a spontaneous gesture or you’re planning an event - we will make it something very special.

Your Host: Jane Staley

t:  +64 27 434 4445

e:  info@twe.nz

w: tekapoweddingsandevents.co.nz  and tekapoeventhire.co.nz

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Transport Services

Atomic Travel
daily services via Lake Tekapo from Christchurch & Queenstown
InterCity Coachlines
daily services via Lake Tekapo from Christchurch & Queenstown
Newmans Coachlines
daily services via Lake Tekapo from Christchurch & Queenstown
Taxi Service
Tekapo Taxis service Lake Tekapo and the wider area. Phone +64 211536547
GreatSights New Zealand
daily services via Lake Tekapo from Christchurch & Queenstown
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