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 have compiled a list of Eight great accommodation options for you here in Fiordland.
Date 30 Nov 2020
Adventuring in Fiordland can be a tiresome business. From hiking in the backcountry for days on end or spending days driving iconic roads or mountain passes like the Milford Road and Wilmot Pass can take it out of you. With hundreds of trails, day activities, overnight excursions, and more, Fiordland is an adventure paradise and one that should sit firmly on your South Island Road trip itinerary.
From the humble shores of Te Anau to an overnight cabin onboard a boat in the sound, luxury lodge style to picture-perfect campsites. Fiordland does have it all.
Every great road trip needs a base camp and here is yours. Te Anau town, nestled on the shores of Lake Te Anau is the perfect place to establish a base camp for your Fiordland adventure.
Think stunning vistas, friendly faces, and enough activities to keep you busy for weeks. Plus we have a pretty awesome foodie trail here in Fiordland, perfect for those who love a local feed from local people.
Top 10 Holiday Park
Priding themselves on being much more than a campground the Top 10 is the most central holiday park offering quiet and spacious accommodation for all budgets. Family-friendly, family-run and only a seven-minute walk to the lake front. Base yourself here and explore all that Fiordland has to offer. Do you have a campervan, tent, or fancy renting one of the family cabins on site? Whatever your budget the Top 10 is a great choice for your summer holiday accommodation.
Dunluce Bed & Breakfast
Welcome to this beautiful, architecturally designed home purpose-built with a guest wing offering privacy and panoramic views. Only a short fifteen minute walk to the town centre this relaxing home from home is the bed and breakfast you dream of. Super king beds, comfortable rooms with homemade continental and cooked breakfast is served each morning. Personal touches such as homemade baking, complimentary wine, and laundry facilities make for the perfect retreat.
Just one of many B&B’s here in Fiordland ready to wow you with kiwi hospitality and charm.
Fiordland Lakeview Motel & Apartments
Located on the shores of the South Islands largest and most beautiful lake you will find Fiordland Lakeview. Offering everything from brand new deluxe studios’ for adults only, one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments plus an offsite three-bedroom townhouse, each with spectacular lake views. The team is dedicated to ensuring that you receive the finest holiday experience in Fiordland helping you book activities and more. The apartments are perfect for those wanting to stay a little longer and relax in the comfort of a lounge during the time not out adventuring.
Overnight cruise accommodation is available in Fiordland and we are very lucky to offer overnight Fiord experiences. Wake up in the sound of silence or opposite the iconic Mitre Peak, rise with the sun and take in this once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience.
Milford Sound Overnight Cruise – Real Journeys
Real Journeys offer overnight cruises in the iconic Milford Sound. There is something pretty special about waking up surrounded by the natural beauty of Fiordland and one should do so on board these vessels. With spacious viewing decks specifically designed for cruising in the fiords and an array of onboard and on-water activities plus a delicious evening meal and cooked breakfasts.
Further into Fiordland Overnight Cruise – Wild Fiordland
Fiordland is a place to truly disconnect from the stresses and reconnect with what's important. Nature has a great way of helping us do this and no better place than the sound of silence. With a unique boat that carries a select few the Wild Fiordland crew will show you untouched locations during your bespoke adventure, connecting you to the wilderness. Kayak, Sail, Trek, Snorkel, wine, unwind, or all of the above and beyond. Soar into remote corners on a breath-taking helicopter ride, or sail the coast. A wild overnight adventure awaits.
Looking to lap up the luxury lifestyle in the South Island then look no further than the portfolio of luxury lodge style accommodation here in the National Park. From the depths of Milford Sound to the shores of Lake Manapouri, the lodge hosts are poised and ready to showcase the best of the best. From fine wine to fine food and fine views. You can't get much better than this.
Harmony, elegance, and privacy are but a few words to describe Fiordland lodge. Offering the discerning traveller comfort and privacy. On a rural setting with stunning views of Lake Te Anau and the mountains the New Zealand built, owned and the operated lodge is home to history and beauty. Dine on the finest NZ cuisine and sip your way through the selection of boutique New Zealand wines. A real place to disconnect and indulge.
Milford Sound Lodge
Slow down, breathe deep and stay the night on the doorstep of one of New Zealand’s most iconic natural landmarks, Milford Sound. Milford Sounds only accommodation is here to wow you with exceptional service, views, and stylish chalets. From mountain view to the riverside chalets and family-style apartments, let the Milford Sound lodge be your sanctuary after a day of exploring. Nestled just alongside the lodge is a rainforest campervan site, for those seeking memorable self-drive adventures. Placed perfectly and harmoniously within its lush surroundings, Milford Sound Lodge offers a rare and exciting opportunity to stay within the grounds of a World Heritage site.
Are you ready to experience the unrivalled beauty of Fiordland at Cabot Lodge? Set upon acres of farmland bordering the national park and overlooking Lake Manapouri, this iconic lodge showcases the isolated and awe-inspiring landscape of New Zealand’s South Island.
Family owned and operated, this fifth-generation sheep station has been in the family for forty years, continuing the family legacy, Cabot lodge now sits at the centre of the farm with your hosts ready to share the family's knowledge and passion for the area. Excellent food, canapes, drinks, and uninterrupted views in quintessential Southland await.
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