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Fiordland National Park, New Zealand: 23 reviews and 38 photos

  Lake Manapouri
by martin_nl

At the end of the Bottom Bus trip we went to Lake Manapouri. A great lake where we made a short stop. The weather wasn't too great so no-one went for a swim here. Well some maybe did, but not voluntarily....

If you were to visit Doubtful Sound you would pass Lake Manapouri. At the other end of the lake you are picked up by a bus and that bus will take you a little furter, after which you have to board another boat, to get into Doubtful Sound. Because of time and money shortage at this stage of my NZ trip I decided not to to this trip, but I've heard some great stories about it. Apparently it's not as touristic yet as Milford Sound.

After Lake Manapouri we were back again in Fiordland and Te Anau where we decided to stay for 2 more nights, so we could walk up to Key Summit.

Directions: Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre, on the lake front at Te Anau.
Phone: 64-3-2498514
Website: http://fiordlandcharters.co.nz

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 16, 2004
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