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Lake Te Anau

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Address: Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Off the beaten track

On a walk along the lake-shore away from the town one can enjoy a very peaceful, easy walk with beautiful views. I didn't encounter anybody and enjoyed not only the quietness, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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Zurich, Switzerland
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71 reviews 71 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

On a walk along the lake-shore away from the town one can enjoy a very peaceful, easy walk with beautiful views. I didn't encounter anybody and enjoyed not only the quietness, but also some interesting wildlife.

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Jamshedpur, India
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139 reviews 139 reviews
47 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

NZ is studded with lakes and this is one of the many beautiful ones. A regular coach stops with the usual snack bar and gift shops and of course, toilettes!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Another beautiful place to hangout by in the evening. Can pack a small picnic lunch, walk by the shore, relax and enjoy your meal by the sunset.

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Seattle, Washington
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68 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is another beautiful lake in the Fjordland region of the South Island. There is space to walk along the shore. Te Anau, the town, goes right up to the shore so if you get out of town a little you can really enjoy the peacefulness.

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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews 79 reviews
26 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

A beautiful lake in a country that is, lets face it, full of the things. Very nice and well worth a visit.

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Bangalore
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Lake Te Anau is brilliant and there is simply no other word for it. It is a vast expanse of water and we can walk around it (for the parts that I chose to walk). The place is idyllic and like a scene from picture post cards. In fact it is like a series of picture post cards.

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Orlando
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56 reviews 56 reviews
25 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Just a lovely place to visit. If going to Milford Sound have to go through Ta Anau so definitely worth a stop

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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94 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

On a clear day, absolutely beautiful views and walks around the lake. Interesting fact boards around the lake and a small bird sanctuary made the lake area very interesting. The town was less interesting and unless we needed to return for hiking or for trips we would not return

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Wow they talk about Lake Wakatipu and Taupo but this lak give them a good run for their money given it the second largest and second deepest but it is just awesome given the scenery. There is so much to do and see.

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Bridgetown, Saint Michael, Barbados
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Good for pictures of nature at its best. Crystal clear water that New Zealand is famous for and the sheer enormity of the expanse of water.

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