Te Anau, Fiordland

Motel accommodation & activities in Fiordland

Te Anau, snuggled in between the magnificent Luxmore and Murchison mountains, is also known as the walking capital of the world. This pretty town sits at the edge of Lake Te Anau, the largest lake in the South Island and the second largest in the country. The snowy peaks, lush valleys, beautiful native forests and spectacular waterfalls, are all part of the picture postcard views, that this holiday destination offers.

Te Anau is also the entrance to the famous Milford Sound and Fiordland Park. Local attractions include the Glow Worm caves, the Wildlife Park, home to the uncommon native bird- Takahe, and the Hydro-Electric power station on Lake Manapouri. Holiday activities include mountain biking, scenic flights, scuba diving, river rafting, boating, game-fishing and bush walking. The Holyford, Milford, Routeburn, Caples, Dusky, Greenstone and Kepler are some of the most popular native bush walks in the region.

Golden Chain Motels in Te Anau and Manapouri, New Zealand

Anchorage Motel

Comfortable Motel located in Quintin Drive, a short walk from the lakefront. Rooms are fully self contained and serviced daily. A great place to base yourself while exploring the wonders of Fiordland. Anchorage Motel Apartments offers warm, comfortable accommodation in the heart of Fiordland, a beautiful scenic 2-hour drive to Milford Sound (120km). Located a 5 min walk from the town centre, and only 2 minutes from the lake front. Anchorage Motel Apartments offers 16 units, all featuring full kitchen facilities and 40+ SKY TV channels. Collect Fly Buys points every time you stay with us. Simply present your card on arrival and earn 1 Fly Buys point for every $20 you spend. (Terms & conditions apply. Only available to New Zealand residents with a Fly Buys membership).

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Arran Motel

Beautiful new and near new motel apartments, situated in a quiet sheltered location within easy walking distance to Lake Te Anau, Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre and town shopping centre. There are seven modern studio units and six new spacious family units - two with two bedrooms and four with one bedroom. The family units all have kitchens and were opened October 2001. All units are ground floor and non-smoking, and new units double-glazed Arran Motel Te Anau is the perfect accommodation base to visit the World famous Milford Sound, Doubtful Sound or to prepare for the spectacular Milford & Routeburn tracks. We can assist with your booking excursions while in Te Anau. Arran Motel Te Anau offers new self contained appartments accommodation, self catering one & two bedroom units, if you require we can provide continental breakfast if bed & breakfast options are required. Visit Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound or cruise on Lake Te Anau.

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Edgewater Motel

Te Anaus best Motel location situated a stones throw from the shores of magnificent Lake Te Anau and the Fiordland World Heritage National Park. Edgewater is the Automobile Associations 2009 'Supreme Host of the Year' Here you will find a range of accommodation for families, couples and singles including Queens, Twins, Ensuite, one and two bedroom units from budget to luxury. Edgewater Motel is situated only 5 minutes lakeside walk from the Te Anau town centre, here you will find a wide range of supermarkets, restaurants, souvenir shops, bars and cafes. We can book your Te Anau activities and transport requirements including the Original 'Piopiotahi Tour' to Milford Sound, Te Anau Glowworm Caves and Doubtful Sound Day and Overnight Cruises.

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