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Te Anau

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Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location. As a basecamp for adventures into the wilderness, you'll find lots of things to do in Te Anau and nearby. Spend the day hiking in the hills or sailing in the fiords, and then try the delicious locally caught game at one of the restaurants. Te Anau is in Fiordland National Park. Find what you're looking for from your Te Anau holiday, by planning the whole thing with us using our handy New Zealand trip planning website .
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Where to stay in Te Anau

Despite its modest size, Te Anau offers a decent range of accommodations from which to explore the surrounding national park. Boutique hotels, economy motels with kitchenettes, and rental apartments cluster mostly in the town center, but also along the main roads that lead into it. Campsites offer a good option for those wanting a full-on outdoor holiday. Reserve in advance for busier periods.
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