The serene deep waters of Lake Te Anau make up the largest lake in the South Island and second largest in NZ, and are bordered on its western shore by lush virgin forest. it's the perfect base from which to explore spectacular Fiordland National Park. An attractive resort town and holiday destination, Te Anau is just twenty minutes drive from picturesque Lake Manapouri.
Te Anau is the town that connects Queenstown to Milford Sound by road. 2 hours drive from Queenstown, the famously scenic Milford Road begins in the centre of Te Anau.