Te Anau Tourism

Te Anau is located in New ZealandTe AnauTe Anau Te Anau is a town in the Southland region of the South Island of New Zealand. It is on the eastern shore of Lake Te Anau in Fiordland. Lake Te Anau is the largest lake in the South Island and second only within New Zealand to Lake Taupo. The 2013 census recorded the town's population as 1,911. The town has a wide range of accommodation, with over 4,000 beds available in summer. Tourism and farming are the predominant economic activities in the area. Lying as it does at the borders of Fiordland National Park, it is the gateway to a wilderness area famed for tramping and spectacular scenery. Many tourists come to Te Anau to visit the famous nearby fiords Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound. The town is also used as a base for those undertaking the Milford Track and the Kepler Track, the latter being a 4-day loop from Te Anau. Visitors to the area also partake in activities such as kayaking, cycling, jet boat riding, fishing and hunting, farm tours and seaplane/helicopter sightseeing. In 2014, readers of New Zealand's Wilderness magazine voted Te Anau as the best location in New Zealand for tramping (hiking) opportunities. Rising on the west side of Lake Te Anau, the Kepler and Murchison mountain ranges are evident from most of Te Anau. Many species of bird life are also found locally, notably the endangered Takahe which can be found at the Fiordland Wildlife Park. The Department of Conservation office in Te Anau is active in protecting endangered native birds Te Anau hosts the Kepler Challenge in early December each year. Te Anau is connected by highway with Invercargill to the southeast, Queenstown to the northeast, Gore to the east, and Manapouri to the south. It is at the beginning of the Milford Road, the section of State Highway 94 that leads to Milford Sound, which lies 120 kilometres to the north. A local attraction is the Te Ana-au Caves across Lake Te Anau from the town. The caves include an underground glowworm grotto, which can be viewed from a punt during daily guided tours. Te Anau has two schools; Fiordland College and Te Anau Primary school.

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Planning a vacation to Te Anau in New Zealand? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city Queenstown, New Zealand. Queenstown is bestowed with interesting set of attractions like Skyline Gondola, Kiwi Birdlife Park, Milford Sound. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Te Anau.

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  • Know the pollution level of Te Anau before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
    • Pollution Index 26.21 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

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