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There are 2 ways to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson by bus or car

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  1. Take the bus from Makarora to Fox Glacier

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Drive

  1. Drive from Makarora to Lake Matheson

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The cheapest way to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 2h 19m.

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The quickest way to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson is to drive which costs $35 - $60 and takes 2h 19m.

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The distance between Makarora and Lake Matheson is 106 km. The road distance is 203.9 km.

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The best way to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson without a car is to bus which takes 4h 9m and costs $50 - $70.

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It takes approximately 4h 9m to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Makarora to Lake Matheson is 204 km. It takes approximately 2h 19m to drive from Makarora to Lake Matheson.

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There are 38+ hotels available in Lake Matheson. Prices start at $150 NZD per night.

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Map of how to get from Makarora to Lake Matheson.
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  • Distance: 105.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 9m

What companies run services between Makarora, New Zealand and Lake Matheson, New Zealand?

GreatSights operates a bus from Makarora to Fox Glacier 3 times a week. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 4h 4m.

Bus operators
GreatSights
Website
greatsights.co.nz
Bus from Makarora to Fox Glacier
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
GreatSights
Standard
$25 - $40
Flexi
$60 - $85

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