Lake Wakatipu is New Zealand's longest lake. Formed like a modified "n" it is a highlight of an outing to Queenstown, which settles against a bend close to the center of the lake. Amid the last ice age an enormous ice sheet cut out the lake, which sinks to a profundity of 1,300 feet (400 meters).The encompassing mountains that encouraged the icy mass give an emotional scenery to the gem waters. Environmental weights cause the lake to rise and fall around 5 inches (12 centimeters) like clockwork. This offered ascend to the Maori legend that the ascent and fall of the water is the pulse of a mammoth who lies sleeping under the water. The superb lake was the area for the Lothlorein scenes in The Lord of the Rings film. On the off chance that you'd like to get out on the water the most proper route is to move on board the restored vintage steamship the TSS Earnslaw. Travels over the lake will take you to Walter Peak where you can see a working high-nation ranch.