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Lake Te Anau

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Address: Te Anau, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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+64 3-249 6000
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US$58.32*
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Te Anau Glow Worm Caves Tour
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Morning Tea Cruise on Historic Motor Yacht from Te Anau
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Taste of Fiordland Scenic Helicopter Flight from Te Anau

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Very picturesque and peaceful,

This is a beautiful lake, walking is very rewarding as at every turn there is another amazing vista. The town is a very peaceful spot, out of holiday season especially.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Phillipa K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful lake, walking is very rewarding as at every turn there is another amazing vista. The town is a very peaceful spot, out of holiday season especially.

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Thank Phillipa K
Launceston, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Picturesque lake with clear water surrounded by mountain views. Spent time walking around the lake as well as a cruise on the lake. Plenty of beautiful vistas at every turn if you are walking around it or taking a ride on it. Also very nice to sit and look at on one of the many seats available around the lake.

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Thank GingerRose63
Navi Mumbai, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful lake. Very scenic. Take a walk on the shores and experience the crystal clear waters and beautiful sights as the sun, clouds and rain play hide and seek.

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Thank vibhasme
Bangalore
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

NZ lakes are just so good and Te Anau is no different. Sitting in front watching the beautiful mountains is just amazing.

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Thank GauthsG
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely lake to see en route to Milford Sound. Stop and take it the sights. Don't freedom camp as it's very strict in the area. We used the top 10 holiday home and it was great. Enjoy

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Thank Pete H
Christchurch, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we were lucky with our weather. Very impressed with the town and the surrounds with extensive walking/biking tracks to cater for all abilities making the most of the surrounds

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here to eat lunch on our way to Milford Sound. Picked up pies in town and drove out until we found a nice spot and sat and ate by the lake. Beautiful spot and a great QUIET place to take pictures!

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Thank Gary M
California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take a romantic sunset cruise on the lake, or take the family cycling on the path along its edge. Be sure to stop at the Bird Sanctuary to see endangered Tekahe at the edge of the lake.

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

I was only just passing through.....to be honest the Lake is pretty but there is not much around it. I struggled to find somewhere with good looking food.

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Darwin, Australia
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I love this cosy little town. The lake is beautiful, sea planes landing on the water is a hi light. Walking trails along the lake are beautiful. I didn't want to leave.

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