Lake Te Anau

Lake Te Anau: Address, Lake Te Anau Reviews: 4.5/5

Lake Te Anau
4.5
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Kathy
573 contributions
Jan 2020
We stayed in Te Anau three days and watched a lovely sunset on Lake Te Anau every night. Each night was different and each was absolutely beautiful. We also biked the Lake 2 Lake Trail, from Lake Te Anau to Lake Manapouri, which was a great opportunity to view both of these pristine lakes.
Written April 27, 2020
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Carolyn
11 contributions
Apr 2021
This is a gorgeous lake surrounded by bush-clad mountains. There are cycling and walking trails around the shore, boat trips, kayaking, scenic flights, so many ways to enjoy this serene and beautiful location. With the town having all the conveniences and good accommodation, this is an underrated destination.
Written April 11, 2021
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jrdh
526 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
This is a beautiful lake and well worth taking the time to walk along the shore. We walked from the town to Brod bay - about 10km each way. The first part is along the lake and the second part is through beautiful woodland around the lake. Well worth taking the time to do.
Written February 15, 2020
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Found_Lost_Key
New Zealand1,211 contributions
Jul 2020
New Zealand's 2nd largest lake by surface area. A bunch of photo opportunities within walking distance of town, as well as bays further up the lake. Many boat trips available also seaplane adventures. There is a nice walking/cycle way beside the lake that stretches a few kms near the lakes edge from the town area.
Written August 3, 2020
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Eric A
Sudbury, UK127 contributions
Feb 2020 • Couples
Nice walk for both strollers and trampers. Cycling too. There is a gravel or surfaced track for miles around the lake. The is a bird sanctuary for injured birds and parks around and about. There is a sailing club and marina. A float plane makes several trips to view fjordland from the lake.There are mountains surrounding the lake that lose the sunset but make for good photos. Restrictions apply to watersports and camping.
Written February 27, 2020
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FredRocha
Rio de Janeiro, RJ72 contributions
Jan 2020
The Lake Te Anau is a wonderful place to you to enjoy when visiting the nice small village Te Anau. The lake is at the doors of Fiordland National Park in the South Island, New Zealand. There you can see a beautiful landscape, wonderful scenery views, wildlife species of animals and plants and clear and turquoise waters. It is the best entrance for Fiordland National Park.
Written January 15, 2020
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Shelley M
Albany, New Zealand390 contributions
Nov 2020
A lovely walking track at the lake front offering views of the lake and spots to sit and enjoy. Seems well maintained too. On a blue sky day, we were lucky as there was not many people around and it was wonderful.
Written December 4, 2020
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BigBrian_11
Tring, UK483 contributions
Feb 2020
One of the largest & deepest lakes in N.Z. lake Te Anau is truly a spectacle to behold. It is beautiful. Not a busy lake as traffic is restricted. Marvellous views & scenery. We were most fortunate as our hotel was by the lakeside. Sun & rain whilst I was there & even got a photo of a rainbow rising behind the lake, but falling into it ! Exquisite.
Written March 28, 2020
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lenaf_NZ
Avondale, New Zealand297 contributions
Sep 2020 • Couples
Stayed in te anau on way back from Milford sound.
The lake is beautiful and the town has plenty of lunch / dinner options if youre passing through.

We were lucky with the weather as it fine and clear and the water was calm which made for incredible photos.
Written September 25, 2020
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Emma W
Auckland, New Zealand330 contributions
Oct 2020
The walk beside the lake is beautiful and a must do if you are in Te Anau. We walked from the town centre, along the lake to our accomodation in the new subdivision.

It is a very easy flat track. In some places the track splits into two and you might find yourself on the the road side, so watch out for vehicles.
Written December 11, 2020
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