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Address: 7 The Lane,, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 249 8844
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Description: Voted a 'must see' for visitors to Te Anau & Fiordland National Park...
Voted a 'must see' for visitors to Te Anau & Fiordland National Park, Fiordland on Film - Ata Whenua takes you on an unforgettable cinematic journey through one of the most awe inspiring landscapes on earth. See the Fiordland World Heritage wilderness you would not otherwise get to see. Mysterious, evocative, exhilarating and utterly spectacular, filmed across extremes of the seasons, climate and terrain.Visit the purpose built contempoary Fiordland Cinema - home of Fiordland on Film - Ata Whenua. (32 minutes long)
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Wanted to go in for a movie, walking in the staff member so friendly and helpful. The cosy bar beside the theatre had a crackling fire with the memories of mulled wine crashing my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Palmwoods, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Wanted to go in for a movie, walking in the staff member so friendly and helpful. The cosy bar beside the theatre had a crackling fire with the memories of mulled wine crashing my senses. We had to come back to have a bar dinner and watch the movie! But when checking with the staff as their theatre was 'boutique... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We had some time in Te Anau, and our host recommended that we catch a film at the cinema; bought tickets on the spot right before showtime, and had a pleasant experience. Fiordland on Film is very well filmed - gives you a glimpse of Fiordland from a helicopter, and the scenery is just stunning. Good experience if you have... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This Cinema is quaint and we loved the bar on the side where we enjoyed some wonderful appetizers laid out on specially carved wood boards. They show special films and also regular shows I noticed. We were there to see Shadowland. I would highly recommend the stunning 30 minute short film "Ata Whenua - Shadowland" if you would enjoy a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

stunning movie showing all the amazing views of fiordland from a helicopter sight wil sure leave you speech less, 30 mintus of pure beautiful nature looks and sounds. the cinema itself is so nice and all dedicated to the fiordland nature. before you go take from DOC site the 10% off per ticket.

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Opononi, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very comfortable seats, a glass of red and a stunning movie. Ata Whenua, Shadowland. A must see movie that shows how amazing Fiordland is.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

The Ata Whenua film at this cinema is terrific. It was filmed by the same guys that filmed for LOTR and The Hobbit, so you just know it is going to be great. In this short film (about 30 minutes) you see the beauty of Fiordland by helicopter from the comfort of a luxury seat. There is no commentary, just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

If you do nothing else whilst in Te Anau, go and see this stunning 30 minute film, with a glass of wine in hand. The film is an incredible visual journey through one of the most awe inspiring landscapes on earth, with truly memorable helicopter shots of terrain you would otherwise be unable to see.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

The best way to describe the movie is that it's like watching contemporary art. There are long shots of closeups of feathers and rocks, occasionally bizarre music, and a large segment showing a helicopter flying around. We only went because it was nasty weather and we couldn't make it to Milford Sound at all. I don't think the movie is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

This amazing documentary on Fiordland is well worth seeing. The footage taken from a helicopter will show you scenery inaccessible to most. The film runs every hour during the day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

We loved the footage of Milford Sound. All the better for no commentary and overload of information. It is a true tribute to the national park and more than worth the fee!

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Address: 7 The Lane,, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 249 8844
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Fiordland National Park  >  Te Anau

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