16 Mokoroa Street, Te Anau, New Zealand
+64 3 249 7240 or 0800 PARKLAND (727 552)

The Parklands Motel complex overlooks the Te Anau Memorial Gardens and you can walk through this to the town centre (5-10mins – 300m) for supermarkets, restaurants and shopping. 150m walk to the Fiordland Community Events Centre, 300m walk to the Fiordland Medical Centre, 400m from the lake.

Distances

The Parklands Motel is the following distance by road from these locations:

  • Manapouri – 21km (Doubtful Sound Cruise Departures)
  • Lumsden – 80km
  • Milford Sound – 120km (allow at least 2 hours for this challenging, narrow, winding road)
  • Gore – 150km
  • Invercargill – 158km
  • Queenstown – 180km
  • Arrowtown – 179km
  • Dunedin – 300km

TE ANAU ACTIVITIES

There is so much to do in Te Anau! The motel is just 400m from the lake and a 300m walk through the Te Anau Memorial Gardens to the town centre. There are day trips to Milford and Doubtful Sounds, glowworm cave trips, with pick-up from the motel for most trips. There is also cruising on Lake Te Anau, day walks, an 18-hole golf course, horse treks, quad bike tours, scenic flights, fishing, mini golf, vintage machinery museum, bike hire, full bore (shooting and driving simulator) and an indoor community market (usually held on the last Saturday of the month).Most activites can be booked at the Motel free for your convenience

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Rental Car Hire

Arriving by bus and you wish to rent a car? Car rental and pick-up is available from our motel.

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Milford Sound Day Trips

Milford Sound Day Trips

Self-drive or take a coach (Go Milford) to Milford Sound.

Doubtful Sound Day Trips

Doubtful Sound Day Trips

Small boat day cruise in Doubtful Sound with Go Orange.

 

Glowworm Caves

Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Visit the underground glowworm grotto with Real Journeys.

Cruise on Lake Te Anau

Lake Te Anau Discovery Cruise

Join Cruise Te Anau for a boutique 3-hour Discovery Cruise to the beautiful and tranquil South Fiord of Lake Te Anau where you will view spectacular mountains and breathtaking scenery.

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Cruise on Lake Te Anau

Faith in Fiordland

Join Faith in Fiordland for an elegant Lake Te Anau cruise aboard an historic sailing ship while exploring the Fiordland National Park, tasting incredible local cuisine, sipping New Zealand wines, and being guided by an authentic Kiwi crew.

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Horse Treks & Quad Bike Tours

Horse Treks & Quad Bike Tours

Go horse trekking and quad bike riding on the trails of Te Anau with Westray Adventures. Ride over farmland and be greeted by other friendly horses and farm animals.

Fishing in Te Anau

Fishing

Combine fishing and jet boating in the Fiordland wilderness for the ultimate Kiwi adventure. Incredible fun for friends, couples and families, no fishing experience required.

Jet Boating

Jet Boating

Luxmore Jet operates scenic jetboat tours on the Upper Waiau River which flows between Lake Te Anau and beautiful Lake Manapouri. The tour includes 3 actual Lord of the Rings Trilogy film locations.

 

Wild Rides

Wild Rides

Wild Rides offers adventurers and explorers of every skill level the chance to witness the power of nature at your own pace and comfort level, with guided 4WD tours and mountain bike hire.

Cycle Te Anau

Cycle Te Anau

Pedal around Te Anau on Go Orange's newest adventure – guided cycle tours on Te Anau's brand new cycle trail.

Fiordland Day Walks

Day Walks

Trips & Tramps has 20 years experience guiding small groups through Fiordland. Their guides are friendly and down-to-earth, you'll love their fascinating commentary and entertaining Kiwi stories.

 

Scenic Flights

Scenic Flights

Fly Fiordland is locally owned and operated in Te Anau, providing spectacular scenic flights to the Fiordland National Park, and the "Eighth Wonder of the World," Milford Sound.

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Southern Lakes Helicopters

Helicopter Flights

Whether you are seeking a unique scenic flight over breathtaking scenery to some of the most remote locations in New Zealand or planning to charter a helicopter for a hunting or fishing expedition, Southern Lakes Helicopters can help you.

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Te Anau Mini Golf, Quadricycle & Bike Hire

Mini Golf/Bike Hire

Visit Te Anau's only 18-hole mini golf course, opening on to Lions Park playground. Or cruise the streets of Te Anau on a Quadricycle or Spider Bike – great fun for the whole family!

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Te Anau Community Market

Community Market

Te Anau has a lovely community indoor market, held in the Te Anau Community Events Centre. It is held generally on the last Saturday of the month, with greater frequency in peak summer months, although it closes in the winter.

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Photos

Photos

Photos on this website have been provided by Chris Watson. Pictures from Fiordland are available printed on canvas.

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