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Te Anau

Te Anau

Te Anau is the gateway to Milford Sound and is often visited on a road trip there. However, Te Anau is a destination in itself, and as one of Queenstown’s neighbors, I’ve visited more times than I can count. In fact, I considered moving there for a more affordable life (rent in Queenstown isn’t cheap!)

When it comes to visiting Te Anau, often a couple of days is enough. I personally do 2 to 3-night stays in Te Anau at a time and find that to be enough to see the area and visit Milford Sound. With that said, if you plan on hiking the Kepler Track or also visiting Doubtful Sound, you could certainly spend a lot more time in Te Anau.

Below, you’ll find all my guides to Te Anau, as well as blogs about Fiordland National Park and Milford Sound. Because let’s face it, Milford Sound tends to steal the spotlight, and you can’t mention Te Anau without mentioning Milford Sound!

So keep reading below if you plan on visiting Te Anau!

Bailey stands on a rock overlooking Lake Te Anau on the Kepler Track

Best Things to do in Te Anau

Despite being such a small town, Te Anau has a surprisingly impressive list of top attractions. From awesome day hikes on the Kepler Track to seeing the best glow worms on the South Island, my blog has it all from years of experience and knowledge!

This list includes all my favorite things to do in Te Anau!

Reading this blog is the first step to visiting Te Anau because, depending on your bucket list, you may want to stay longer or shorter. After, continue below for more details on Te Anua.

Te Anau Travel Guides

Visiting Milford Sound From Te Anau

Visit Doubtful Sound from Te Anau

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