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FIORDLAND Mitre Peak, Milford Sound © Destination Fiordland

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repare to be blown away by the sheer wonder of the scenery here. Cruises, guided and independent walks, and scenic flights are the best ways to explore.

Te Anau Glowworm Caves © Real Journeys BELOW: Te Anau lakeside © Destination Fiordland

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f you seek adventure, versatile Fiordland also ticks those boxes with jet boating, kayaking, horse treks and gold panning among the activities. Rare species you might see include the takahe (an endangered bird once thought to be extinct), the whio (blue duck), the kakapo (owl parrot), the Fiordland crested penguin and black coral. There are also seals to check out as well as dolphins, native pigeons, bellbirds, kea and kiwi.

Fiordland

Milford Sound is the most accessible of the fiords. The famous Milford Track leads to it from the northern end of Lake Te Anau and can be reached via Manapouri. Doubtful Sound, known for its awesome unspoilt wilderness, lies to the south. Camping is permitted at authorised sites only.

SPECTACULAR FIORDS NEW ZEALAND’S LARGEST NATIONAL PARK CONTAINS SPECTACULAR FIORDS REACHING INTO BUSH-CLAD HILLS AND IS BACKED BY MOUNTAINS AND NUMEROUS LAKES.

Te Anau

TE ANAU 157km NW of Invercargill on SH 94

FIORDLAND GREAT VIEWS HOLIDAY PARK GPS Coordinates: S -45.408 462, E 167.742 631

• Expansive mountain views from a true country setting next to river for recreation

The sparkling blue waters of Lake Te Anau form the largest lake in the South Island and the second biggest lake in New Zealand (after Lake Taupo). Te Anau, the gateway to Fiordland, lies beside the lake in one of the country’s most scenic locations among spectacular mountains and lush virgin forest. Guided tours to Milford Sound leave from town.

• 4min drive to Te Anau town centre • Luxury toilet/shower facilities with underfloor heating • FREE Kepler Track shuttle • FREE car storage while walking any tracks • Luxury spa, sauna

www.stayfiordland.co.nz for our best price FREEPHONE: 0508 FIORDLAND (346 735)

: Date Limit Applies

• Accommodation offered tent/power sites, standard/deluxe cabins to 1, 2 & 3-brm motels

FOR A TRULY MESMERISING EXPERIENCE HEAD TO THE TE ANAU GLOWWORM CAVES ON THE WESTERN SHORES OF LAKE TE ANAU.

129 Te Anau Milford Hwy, TE ANAU • EMAIL: stayfiordland@xtra.co.nz

AT MANAPOURI LAKEVIEW MOTOR INN YOU WILL ENJOY

TE ANAU GLOWWORM CAVES

Take in the bright lights of Fiordland National Park. See hundreds of glittering glow worms in a magical underground experience. Above ground be enchanted by the forest canopy highlights on a short nature walk.

• FREE WiFi • Guest Laundry • Luggage Storage • FREE Long-stay Parking • Free Chilled Storage

Cosy open fire Great atmosphere Friendly staff

FREE WiFi, Public Toilets, Off-Street Car Parking, Bureau de Change and Overseas Postage Available

Free WiFi Top Bar Happy Hour 7 nights 9-10pm­

The Hollyford Café

Pool tables

Main Manapouri/Te Anau Highway FREEPHONE: 0800 896 262 PH: +64 3 249 6652

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• Fishing & Hunting • Courtesy Coach Groups available • Bottle Store • FREE Tourist Information & • Historic Bar Booking Agents • Family Café • SKY TV in the Bar

www.manapouri.com

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Lazy tunes & sunny mountain views

The Sandfly Café has all-day sun and indoor, outdoor seating. Full breakfast menu, light lunch options, superb coffee. A great place to relax, plan or relfect on your Fiordland adventures. Open 7 days. A local’s choice! No.9 The lane, Te Anau Ph/Fax +64 3 249 9529

Open 7 days

Gaming machines

from 8am till late Town Centre, Te Anau Phone: +64 3 249 8801 theranch@xtra.co.nz

Sunday Roast $16 Sky TV - Big Screens Take-out Café Live Music Thursday

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The Great New Zealand Holiday Park Guide  

New Zealand is great for enjoying the outdoors, with no dangerous wild animals or insects and with plenty of options for places to set up ca...

The Great New Zealand Holiday Park Guide  

New Zealand is great for enjoying the outdoors, with no dangerous wild animals or insects and with plenty of options for places to set up ca...