"The town of Te Anau - Gateway to Milford Sound." Top 5 Page for this destination Southland Tip by K.Knight

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  Beautiful scenery around Te Anau.
by K.Knight

Te Anau is a township of tranquil beauty, nestled at the southern shores of a lake bearing the same name and also New Zealand's second largest lake. Activities based at Te Anau include fishing, kayaking, sailing and horse riding as well as a variety of trips on the lake itself. From here you can also begin your walk on the Milford track or visit the underground waterfall and glowworm grotto of the Te Ana-au Caves. The Te Anau Wildlife Park is 10 minutes walk from the Visitors Centre and is home to many native bird species, including the colourful rare takahe.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2004
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