Gertrude Saddle, Te Anau

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#7 of 8 in Trails in Fiordland National Park
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Gertrude Saddle is located in Te Anau. Arrange your visit to Gertrude Saddle and discover more family-friendly attractions in Te Anau using our Te Anau trip builder.
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  • Located just before the Homer Tunnel entrance, the Gertrude saddle is a great place to stop to get some amazing mountain photos. However, it is best to appoint someone to be on "Kea Patrol" to keep th...  more »
  • One of the most stunning areas, a big steep hike to get up there, but worth it for views - watch the weather though.  more »
  • This is one of the best day walks you can do in New Zealand. We camped up there for 2 days and climbed Barrier and Marian Peaks (with crampons) before coming down via the MacPherson/Talbot traverse. T...  more »

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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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