Soak up the beauty of Fiordland in and around Te Anau and Lake Manapouri. Enjoy walking tracks like the spectacular Kepler Track, fun water activities with the family on the lakes and more.
Enjoy the peaceful, beautiful setting of Lake Manapouri, nestled amongst mountains in Fiordland National Park. It's a great spot for families, water activities, and from here you can access Doubtful Sound and the Kepler Track.Location: Lake Manapouri is in Southland, Fiordland. The nearest town is Te Anau (21km, about 20 minutes drive).
Surrounding the lake are the Kepler Mountains, Turret Range and the Hunter Mountains. Across the lake is access to Doubtful Sound via West Arm and Wilmot Pass.
Take in spectacular scenery of forest-clad mountains while enjoying walks and water activities around Lake Te Anau in Fiordland National Park. Location: Lake Te Anau is in south-west New Zealand, Fiordland National Park. The town of Te Anau has full visitor facilities and is about 2½ hours drive from Queenstown, and 2 hours drive from Invercargill.
Situated beside the Waiau River, Queens Reach is a perfect place for picnicking with the family.Location: 6 km from Te Anau on SH 95 Te Anau-Manapouri Highway.
Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1185326-N4949918
Spring-fed remnant wetlands in old channels of the Waiau River have been complemented with 50 ha of open water, created for the benefit of fish (both native and introduced trout) and waterfowl as well as protected birds species.Location: Located south of Manapouri.
Worth visiting just for its name, this multi-lobed mire (bog), is easily accessed from the spectacular Kepler Track within Fiordland National Park near Te Anau.Location: Located 12 km south of Te Anau.
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Weather and climate in Fiordland
DOC maps: Discover the outdoors - DOC's key places, campsites, tracks and huts, and visitor centres on a map
Check, Clean, Dry between waterways and stop the spread of didymo.
Didymo controls in Fiordland National Park
Follow the Outdoor Safety Code:1. Plan your trip2. Tell someone3. Be aware of the weather4. Know your limits5. Take sufficient supplies
Alerts for Fiordland places