Famous for: Brown trout that die of old age
When to come: Year round, book ahead in Summer if staying in a bach
What you will experience: A lake that's awesome for jet boating, yachting, paddle boarding and fishing for brown trout.
Pack: Your togs (swimsuit), towel and sunscreen.
Locals tip: The TranzAlpine train stops at the lake side in Moana an dis a nice alternative to board the train to Christchurch a little later in the day.
Fun fact: Moana has a fascinating history of maori tribes that lived in the area.