Best of Te Anau Attractions & Luxury Tours, New Zealand
Launch into the Unspoiled Wilderness of New Zealand
Gateway to Fiordland National Park, the largest park in New Zealand and one of the largest in the world, Te Anau offers a perfect location to launch journeys into this wild, unspoiled territory. Strike out on numerous major hiking trails such as Milford, Kepler, or Routebum Track, or embark on a more leisurely walk around Lake Marion, considered to be one of the most beautiful spots on earth.
Relax on a boutique cruise on Lake Te Anau, or take a guided tour by boat to the Au Caves and see thousands of glowworms. Wander through Te Anau Wildlife Center and see rare and endangered birds like the Takahe. Take walking tours through Gordon Kane’s Art Gallery and behold paintings of the lakefront and its vibrant wildlife.
Go on a Night Sky Safari and experience an unbelievable view of the starry skies via provided binoculars and a high powered telescope. The pollution levels in this area are at the lowest on the planet, making for fabulous night sky viewing.
As with most places on New Zealand tours, there are plenty of water and land sports and activities to keep you busy. Take on a day of kayaking, jet boating or jet skiing, skydiving, rock climbing, hang gliding and lots more.
Special Culinary Experiences
Bailiez – Excellent value on large portions of good New Zealand/Australian dishes.
Indian Summer – A quaint dining experience for tasty Indian food.
Josswood – Chef Joc fix you up portions of fine local culinary delights.
Distinction Te Anau Hotel & Villas – For the best in Te Anau luxury hotels, plan spending your New Zealand tour at the Distinction. Poised on the shores of Lake Te Anau, you will enjoy luxury accommodations and exhilarating views from the Lakefront Terrace, Explorer Bar, or renowned MacKinnon Room Restaurant.
Dock Bay Lodge – A fabulous location for a luxury honeymoon retreat spent in their impressive Luxmore Honeymoon Suite. Other luxury suites overlook the beautiful Lake Te Anau, or the nearby golf course.
Blue Thistle Cottages – Private, self contained luxury accommodations overlooking the lovely Lake Te Anau and within 1 km from the township of Te Anau.
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