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Address: Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Te Anau Lake and township

As we were visiting Milford Sound we set up our base at TeAnau. There is plenty of private accommodation to rent on a nightly or more arrangement. Te Anua we found an ideal base... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

As we were visiting Milford Sound we set up our base at TeAnau. There is plenty of private accommodation to rent on a nightly or more arrangement. Te Anua we found an ideal base for Queenstown, Milford Sound, Arrowtown and Manapouri (boat trips for Doubtful Sounds). The lake is beautiful and peaceful. Great for walks. There are plenty of shops,... More 

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Harrogate, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Spent whole day in and around the lake,...safe and friendly area for walking, bikes and a dip in the water. Beach is more gravel than sand but did not deter us from enjoying our time. The town whilst small has plenty interesting independent shops and loads cafes for a flat white and cake! We feel it is one of their... More 

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Port Macquarie, Australia
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45 reviews 45 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

This small town, has everything you need, plenty of places to eat, shops, stunning lake views. A lovely relaxing place to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Take a walk around the lake. So beautiful! It's so great but make sure to wear bugspray because of the sandflies they will get you!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I spent a few days in Te Anau and got the chance to see the lake in all its glory with sunshine and blue skies and also in the grey, cloudy, menacing rain! I can't decide which was my favourite! There is a beautiful walk around the edge of the lake, which you can do in part or all (taking... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

beautiful 12km walk back along the lake which is part of the end of the Kepler track. We had a wedding to get to, so caught the boat over to the other side at 8:30 for $25 each then walked back in 1.3 hours. Lovely morning walk.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great spot to visit - dont just drive through on way to Milford Sound spend a while and soak up the scenery. Lots to see and do if time allows

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Nice place to relax and just adore the nature. Sit on the side of the lake on a sunny afternoon and watch the lovely leaves in autumn flutter, keep watching snow on the alps or a boat jump in the middle of the lake. Take a ride on the spider bicycle with kids and family. If you want to spend,... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We stayed at a beautiful B&B (Lock Vista) overlooking this gorgeous lake and the mountains around it. So lovely The city of TeAnau was wonderful. Development was very controlled and it was such a nice city to eat, shop, have coffee, catch tours to the glow worm caves and hike. Very small town that is a special place to stay... More 

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Unfortunately we were not here long enough to take advantage but there are beautiful walks around the lake and lots to see and do.

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