What is Te Anau known for?

What is Te Anau known for?

Te Anau is known as the gateway to Fiordland, so naturally something you must do when visiting Te Anau is go to Milford Sound. Known internationally as the eighth wonder of the world, Milford Sound showcases majestic mountains, fiords, waterfalls and wildlife like penguins, dolphins and seals.

Is Te Anau worth visiting?

Te Anau – and the Fiordland region it is part of – is perhaps New Zealand’s most under-appreciated region (in terms of international tourist visits). Areas of stunning beauty in an exquisite unspoiled natural setting evoke a very ‘atmospheric’ (some would say ‘spiritual’) aura to the region.

Is Te Anau a good place to live?

Te Anau and Manapouri are perfect holiday destinations and great places to live! If you plan to visit or live in Fiordland, this is where you need to be. We are the only towns built right on the edge of the national park.

What is there to do in Te Anau township?

13 things to do in Te Anau [with photos]

  • Te Anau Glowworm Caves. Te Anau Glowworm Caves Credit: Larry Koester, Flickr.
  • Lake Te Anau.
  • Kepler Track.
  • Te Anau Bird Sanctuary.
  • Jet boating on Lake Te Anau and the Waiau River.
  • Horse Trekking and Quad Biking.
  • Guided Trout Fishing.
  • Lake2Lake Cycle Trail.

What is there to do in Te Anau for free?

Cheap & Free Activities!

  • Mountain Bike Tracks.
  • Local Walks.
  • Te Anau Wildlife Centre.
  • Museum at the Department of Conservation.
  • Trout Observatory.
  • Local Fishing Spots.
  • Seasonal fishing locations.
  • Take a Swim!

How do you say Te Anau?

Te Anau = Tey-A-now?

Does it rain a lot in Te Anau?

There is significant rainfall throughout the year in Te Anau. The average annual temperature in Te Anau is 7.9 °C | 46.1 °F. About 1800 mm | 70.9 inch of precipitation falls annually.

What to do in Te Anau when it’s raining?

Te Anau Glowworm Caves. 2,486. Bodies of Water • Caverns & Caves.

  • The Chasm Walk. 619. Hiking Trails.
  • Fiordland Vintage Machinery Museum. Speciality Museums. 2021.
  • Fiordland Tours. 732.
  • VIP Milford Sound Day Tour. 195.
  • Fiordland Cinema. 484.
  • Southern Discoveries – Go Milford. 152.
  • Fiordland Cruises. Multi-day Tours • Boat Tours.
  • What is there to do in Ver Anau Invercargill?

    Invercargill to Te Anau via the Southern Scenic route

    • The Crib.
    • Cosy Nook.
    • Riverton Rocks Highway.
    • Colac Bay.
    • Lake Hauroko.
    • Wairaurahiri River Jet.
    • Beach House Cafe & Bar, Riverton Rocks.
    • Orepuki Beach Cafe.