Motel accommodation & activities in Fiordland
The Manapouri Township, bordered by the spectacular Cathedral Mountains, sits at the edge of one of New Zealand’s loveliest lakes, Lake Manapouri. About a 20-minute drive from Te Anau, Fiordland, this holiday destination is ideal for both adventure travellers and those simply looking for a quiet holiday away from the crowds and noise of the city.
Adjacent to the town, is the beautiful Pearl Harbour, a gateway to Doubtful Sound, and a fine base for exploring the holiday activities in the region, the most popular among them being- trips to the Manapouri Power Station on the West arm, one of the largest hydro-electric power stations in the Southern Hemisphere. Other holiday activities in Manapouri include fly fishing, kayaking, boating, eco tours, wilderness cruises and bush walking. Popular day and overnight walks in the region include the walk along Circle Track (approximately 4 hours), the Hope Arm and Mt Titiroa tracks (overnight), and more remote walks such as the Waterfall Walk, the Kepler and Dusky Tracks and the walk to Percy's Pass.
The tranquil surroundings, affordable accommodation options, classy restaurants & cafés in and around town, and wide range of holiday activities, make Manapouri one of New Zealand’s best-loved holiday destinations.
Golden Chain Motels in Manapouri, New Zealand: