Te Anau, a small quaint town, is the primary destination for visitors to the glacial wildlife of the Fiordland National Park.
Te Anau, a small quaint town, is the primary destination for visitors to the glacial wildlife of the Fiordland National Park. Te Anau offers a large selection of accommodations with hostels, campsites and hostels and is the ideal place to visit Milford Sound. The best way is to reserve your accomodation in advance in the bustling January, February and March seasons.
There are plenty of places to eat and offer guests the chance to try tasty dishes such as game, lobsters and shellfish. In the Department of Conservation Visitor Centre you can make a plan for a stroll on the Milford, Routeburn or Kepler Tracks. Besides walking, sightseeing tours, seafaring, angling, sea canoeing and the exploration of the Te Anau firefly caves are favourite outdoor pursuits.
Regular buses connect Te Anau with Queenstown, Christchurch and Dunedin.
The Kepler Challenge takes place in Te Anau at the beginning of December each year. The motorway connects Te Anau with Invercargill in the SE, Queenstown in the NE, Gore in the E and Manapouri in the SO. It' s located at the beginning of Milford Road, the section of State Hwy 94 that runs to Milford Sound, 120 kilometers further out.
There are two Te Anau schools: Fiordland College and Te Anau Primary school. Commons Wikimedia has created medias related to Te Anau. The Wikivoyage has a guidebook for Te Anau.
Tell Anau " Destination Fiordland
Te Anau Sea is the biggest of the South Island and the second biggest in New Zealand and is bounded on its west bank by luxuriant jungle. Te Anau is an enchanting city on the outskirts of this wonderful lakeside, with a breathtaking scenery of Mt Luxmore and the Murchison Massif.
The Te Anau is the'gateway to Fiordland' and the nearest village on Milford Sound, just 2 hours by car from the hotel. Te Anau's closeness to 3 of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks puts it permanently on the New Zealand maps as "The Walking Capital of the World". The Milford Track, Kepler Track and Routeburn Track are all based in Fiordland.
There is a large selection of accommodations offering over 4,000 bed places for tired travelers. Hostel, guest house, moon and shop accommodations offer a relaxing vacation with convenience and styling, while home and farmyard stay offer a true kiwi-feeling. There are a variety of vacation destinations, backpackers and budgeting choices to help everyone find accommodations to meet their needs.
It is recommended that guests make reservations in good time during the summers (especially in February) as there is a high level of housing enquiry. Locally located cafes and eateries offer a wide range of food choices, from freshly caught meat, crisps and bread to delicious dishes, and the chance to try fiordonian cuisine with game, lobsters and other shellfish.
Seven days a week, Te Anau provides stores with inexpensive goods, among them high-quality clothing, gifts and gift stores. There is a wide spectrum of services in the city, among them ATMs, two large commercial bank, petrol station (with petrol and workshops), car hire, health center and dental clinic.