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Voted a 'must see' for visitors to Te Anau & Fiordland National Park, Ata Whenua - Shadowland (pronounced 'Ata-fenua'; also known as 'Fiordland on Film') takes you on an unforgettable cinematic journey through one of the most awe inspiring...more
Hours Today: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
7 The Lane, Te Anau, Fiordland National Park 9600, New Zealand
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This cinema was set up to show a specially commissioned film about Fiordland. The film lasts about 30 minutes and is well worth it. It runs every hour on the hour. After the last viewing in the evening one of the latest movies is shown.
Cute cinema, I went there on a rainy day and because they showed a movie about Fiordland. The movie was every 2 hours and took 30 mins, but so beautiful! Entrance was 12 dollar. They often display movies from NZ. Drinks can be ordered and...More
This movie was 28 minutes long and simply amazing. It was about the Fiordlands, and the filming was incredible. It was filmed mostly by the air. The scenery was just beautiful. They sell this movie for $35:00 New Zealand. I would highly recommend seeing this...More
We went into a local store and the owner told us about the movie Ata Whenua Shadowland. It is a beautiful, breathtaking movie sharing the sights of Fiordland. A must see! Also, the theatre seats are very comfortable. You can even buy a drink at...More
This documentary is an "absolute" must-see before going to Milford Sound because the team of "Lord of Rings" cameramen and the talented local helicopter flights did an awesome job, showing you the Sounds from above with plenty of details that you realize when doing the...More
The cinema was built to show the Ata Whenua film and is by far the most comfortable I have been in anywhere in the world. It does the film justice. The film itself is too good to be watched just as a rainy day filler....More
The Ata Whenua movie about Fiordland is a must if one is visiting Fiordland National Park. The film is mesmerizing. It provides both geographical and historical background on Fiordland combined with amazing cinematography. One can enjoy a glass of wine or beer while watching this...More
I had been to see Ata Whenua a handful of times over the past few years and loved it every time. It was a short film with no commentary, just a great soundtrack with wonderful landscape shots. We were expecting the same this time, but...More