Hotels in Te Anau, New Zealand
Whilst staying in your Te Anau Accommodation you can explore Fiordland National Park. Our Hotels in Te Anau are located on Lake Te Anau, the largest lake in New Zealand's South Island. Te Anau is centrally located, an easy drive from Queenstown, Dunedin or Invercargill and Stewart Island.
Lake Te Anau is the largest in the south island and the second-largest in New Zealand. The town of Te Anau is quite the popular tourist destination and Te Anau accommodation is plentiful. Te Anau motel accommodation is ideal for those on a budget, or for families, with 2 bedroom units available. Depending on the star rating and location, Te Anau hotels accommodation options range from cheap Te Anau accommodation to more lavish facilities. Car rental is available at Dunedin Airport, Queenstown and Queenstown Airport.
Attractions in Te Anau
The Te Anau cave system is definite must see in this area. Not only are they exquisite in themselves but they are also home to thousands of glow worms. What’s more is that visitors are also able to view the underground waters flowing as they make their way through the caves.
The Milford track is often referred to as one of the best and most scenic in the world. This walk leads you though the beech forest and is an experience with nature that specifically attracts tourists to this area. Something as rare as a chance to visit a real glacier is another reason why accommodation in Te Anau, New Zealand is in such high demand.
The nearby glaciers can be effortlessly reached and enjoyed when embarking on a scenic flight. There are dedicated flight services that specifically target this area and allow visitors to bask in one of the south island’s biggest attractions. Other ways of exploring your lush natural surroundings is by horseback or helicopter.
Lake Te Anau is of course an attraction in itself and plays host to a number of fun activities. Boating, fishing, kayaking, hunting, swimming and mountain biking are a few of the most popular activities enjoyed by locals and tourists. The Te Anau Wildlife Centre is a fantastic nature and educational experience for the whole family. It is home to the colourful and flightless Takahē and other birds.
Activities in Fiordland National Park
Fiordland National Park is popular for hiking, sea kayaking and fishing. The elusive rainbow and brown trout are plentiful in the many lakes, streams and rivers. Prepare to wave farewell to your comfortable accommodation in Te Anau and set out on a real adventure! There are a number of boating and sailing companies in the area just waiting to steal you away from dry land and your hotel in Te Anau. Cruises can last for a few hours or even overnight, should you choose. Popular destinations include: Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. When staying in your Te Anau hotel accommodation; there are full day tours to Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound.
Often called "the walking capital of the world", Te Anau is also the starting point for the Milford Track, Routeburn Track, Kepler Track and Hollyford Track. Choosing which one(s) to enjoy depends on fitness level and how much time you have to spare.