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Self Drive Stop Suggestions from Invercargill...

The spectacular drive between Invercargill and Te Anau via the Southern Scenic Route is a 188-kilometer journey that takes roughly 2.5 ...

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Self Drive Stop Suggestions from Queenstown t...

The picturesque drive between Queenstown and Te Anau is a 170-kilometre trip that without stops takes just over 2 hours. But you know w...

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Te Anau – The South Islands best-kept secret

The magnificent mountains of Fiordland beckon across the water when standing on the shoreline of the South Island's largest lake. The p...

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Put Te Anau on your South Island bucket list ...

When you think of Fiordland you think cruising, hiking, Piopiotahi Milford Sound, and experiences that will transport you into a land m...

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Fresh start for Southland Regional Tourism Or...

On the first of April 2021 the Southland and Fiordland RTOs will both be operated by the Southland Regional Development Agency, Great S...

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Top Five Beach Hangs near Te Anau

When you think of Fiordland, the image of beaches probably doesn’t spring to your mind, but with the South Island’s largest body of wat...

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The Hidden Gems of Southland

Although overseas travel is off the cards, there are still some amazing places to explore, right on our back doorstep. Southland is a g...

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Why you should plan an overnight stay in one ...

We believe that Fiordland National Park is the most beautiful place in the world and we wish to share that with you and the world. Fior...

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Summer in Fiordland

Summer in Fiordland is a beautiful thing, and a holiday in this place of overwhelming natural beauty presses the re-set button in ways ...

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Family peddaling to promote Te Anau

The Braaksma family are cycling the length of New Zealand to promote Te Anau

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Dive Milford Sound

Dive Milford Sound, relax in Te Anau, Fiordland and the Deep South

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Fiordland businesses support firefighters

The Te Anau Volunteer Fire Brigade and Fiordland businesses support firefighters in need

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Fiordland: New Zealand's forbidden paradise

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Te Anau, it's the little things

Backyard Explorer Jim Kayes soaks up the sights and the luxury in Fiordland, finding you can't beat hospitality in Te Anau-or the pies.

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Two floatplanes for Te Anau

After almost three months of assembly work, Wings & Water’s new float plane has arrived in Te Anau

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Te Anau chef ditches 9 to 5 for a food truck

Ryan Murray left school at 16 and kick started his love affair with creating great food. He runs the Habit Food truck in Te Anau, read...

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Going off the beaten path in Fiordland

Join Lonely Planet as they go off the beaten path in Fiordland...

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Taste of the Great Eights Fiordland itinerary

Fiordland National Park covers 1.2 Hectares of land. Situated in the South West corner of New Zealand’s South Island we are so lucky to...

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8 Fiordland experiences you can’t miss

Famed for our incredible network of hiking trails, wildlife sightings and vast, epic scenery Fiordland sits high on many New Zealand ro...

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8 unmissable stops on the Milford Road

It’s not all about the destination, in this case, the adventure starts the moment you enter Fiordland National Park and ends at one of ...

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8 epic facts about Patea / Doubtful Sound

You will never forget a trip to Patea / Doubtful Sound. Located in the far southwest of New Zealand, this magical fiord is famed for it...

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Te Anau Summer Kate Norris

What to do in Te Anau this Summer

If you are heading to Fiordland National Park this summer and enjoy the active adventure lifestyle, the plethora of hikes, bikes, and a...

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Preparing for your Great Walk in Fiordland

The New Zealand Great Walks are spectacular with diverse and ever-changing scenery through Fiordland National Park. Mountain vistas, gl...

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8 epic facts about Fiordland National Park

Fiordland’s extraordinary beauty is captivating and people come from around the world to witness what was once famously described as th...

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8 Awesome Accommodation Options

With all good road trips comes the perfect place for you to lay your head, recoup and recharge for the next day out adventuring. We hav...

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8 epic facts about Piopiotahi / Milford Sound

Let us inspire you before you visit our famous fiord with some awesome facts that are sure to pique your interest.

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"Reset 2021" Summer Campaign

Fiordland is laying out the proverbial red carpet for visitors this summer as the region launches its ‘reset for 2021’ summer campaign.

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Fiordland shines for business events

Business event agency OneNineFive share their thoughts on Fiordland as an outstanding destination for business events.

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11 of the Best Things to Do in Milford Sound

There are so many incredible things to do in Milford Sound that warrant longer than a day trip. Here’s a list of my favourite Milford S...

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Driving to Milford Sound from Te Anau: Photo ...

If you’re driving to Milford Sound from Te Anau, you’re in for a treat! Here are my top travel tips + photo stops on the Milford Road.

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10 Epic Things to do in Te Anau, Fiordland.

From scenic flights to hiking tracks to bike trails and lake cruises, there’s plenty of things to do in Te Anau to fill your itinerary.

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Milford Sound vs Doubtful Sound: which one sh...

So you’ve already made the brilliant decision to explore Fiordland National Park. Congratulations! Your next step is choosing whether t...

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Explore Fiordland's diverse and undiscovered ...

Now is the time to move Fiordland from your wish list, and onto your to-do list.  One of the world’s most desired destinations is avail...

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Base Camp Te Anau – The Three Great Walks

You may have heard that Fiordland is home to three (soon to be four) of New Zealand's Great Walks. These walks will wind through the mo...

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Five Reasons to travel to Fiordland National ...

Best known as the gateway to the magical Fiordland National Park, this picturesque lakeside town, Te Anau, has plenty of activities and...

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Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List - Fiordl...

Fiordland National Park makes it to #29 on Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel List released today - this is rates as New Zealand's top off...

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Wings and Water Te Anau Press Release

There haven't been 2 floatplanes based in Fiordland for 30 years. On Monday 28th September Wings & Water's new floatplane will be arriv...

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The great beyond beckons

ODT reporter Alexia Johnston recently visited Te Anau to sample the best of Fiordland.

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Host a Holiday

Have a look at Fiordland's take on #dosomethingnewNZ with their "local's go free" September School Holiday's campaign.

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A wintry day with NZ's only public road avala...

Each winter, a small team of specialist avalanche forecasters begin their vigil to keep people safe while travelling on the Milford Roa...

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Why you should visit Fiordland now

Easy adventures and secret spots: Why it's the perfect time to visit Fiordland

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Jackie Knowles - Fiordland "good sort"

Good Sorts: Te Anau woman praised for bringing her community together through music

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Destination Fiordland launches new brand

Beyond Belief – Fiordland targets domestic visitors with call to experience their own backyard

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Fiordland's cheeky kea

If you have ever been to Fiordland you may have been lucky enough to have seen or interacted with the cheeky, highly intelligent and en...

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2019 Annual Fiordland Tourism Awards

Destination Fiordland celebrated 42 years of annual Tourism Awards in Te Anau on Friday 13th September.  This event is an opportunity t...

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Lonely Planet includes Milford Sound as one o...

Lonely Planet's newest book "Wonders of the World" reveals their pick of 101 of the world's most spectacular sites - including two from...

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