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  2. Te Anau Travel Guide: Your Gateway To Fiordland In New Zealand

Te Anau Travel Guide: Your Gateway to Fiordland in New Zealand

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Nestled on the Eastern shore of Lake Te Anau, the town of Te Anau is a gateway to the wilderness of Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. Spot the endangered, flightless takahē birds around there and click some interesting photographs. Adorned with a plenty of restaurants and accommodations to stay from, Te Anau is a pleasant getaway from the buzz of the country.

A town nestled on the edge of a lake in South Island, it acts as the gateway to Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. While here be greeted by beech forests, glacial valleys and mountains.Given the spectacular scenery and ideal land conditions, it has been voted the best place to go tramping in your New Zealand holiday packages.

Getting in Te Anau

Te Anau does not have an international airport and the closest airport points to Te Anau are at Christchurch and Queenstown. From there, it is just a drive to the city of Te Anau. Some of the other cities from where you can drive down to Te Anau include Franz Josef Glacier, Lake Tekapo, Wanaka, and Mount Cook. From India, you can reach Te Anau by landing at Christchurch International Airport. Find the information for Christchurch below.

DEPARTUREDURATIONLOWEST ROUND TRIP DEALS
Kolkata22h, 2 stopsRs 78,000
Kochin19h, 2 stopsRs 98,000

Getting out Te Anau

From Te Anau, there are regular modes of transport available to the cities of New Castle, Sydney, Wollongong, Gold Coast, Logan City, and Brisbane.

Public Transport in Te Anau

While there are several Intercity buses that operate to and fro from Te Anau, getting around Te Anau in a public transport is still difficult. Given the compact nature of the city, most people just make a quick stop at Te Anau.

Taxi & Airport transfer in Te Anau

While the city doesn't have an international airport, the compact Te Anau Airport still serves both the towns of Te Anau and Manapouri. The airport is located at a distance of 15 Kms from the south of Te Anau and to get to the city centre from the airport, you can either make use of shuttle service or taxis which are readily available just outside the airport.

Transport & city passes in Te Anau

Te Anau has limited modes of public transportation.The passes are not available for that tourists can avail or make use of.

Driving & Car rental in Te Anau

Since most of the travelers generally use Te Anau as a jumping point to Milford Sound, they do a quick exploration of the city on the go in a rental car. Renting a car helps in making a stop at the scenic locations as they go and is also a flexible option when it comes to experiencing New Zealand. You can also choose the type of the car based on your requirement.

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