Exciting Things to Do in Te Anau

Top Extreme Activities & Thrilling Things to Do in Te Anau, New Zealand

Exciting Things to Do in Te Anau for Thrill Seekers

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  • flyingeagle2223
    Dunedin, New Zealand344 contributions
    Such a lovely national park, it is always amazing seeing the different places around New Zealand and seeing how the scenery always changed, Fiordland is very beautiful worth visiting over again, also many walks around this area.
    Written 8 June 2022
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  • Peter A
    Melbourne, Australia49 contributions
    We were staying in TeAnau and did the section from Rainbow Reach Carlark to Moturau Hut. It was awesome, two bridge crossovers and an easy 13/14 km walk which took about 4 and a half hrs with plenty of stops to take on everything and get some photos. A few areas looked similar to some of the scenes in the Lord of the Rings and later found out that some were filmed along the section leading to the car park. Highly recommended.
    Written 30 June 2022
    This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
  • KazSydAustralia
    Sydney, Australia141 contributions
    This is no ordinary NZ tramp. Tough because it does not have a normal track. Mostly rocks, streams, snow and everything in between. Best not to take young children because of the terrain. Just make sure you are fit and properly equipped. Good boots, nordic walking sticks, snacks, water bottle etc. Extraordinarily beautiful views along the way and right at the top, provided the weather is good on the day. So please check forecast before starting. So good luck.
    Written 6 February 2020
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  • dulaure
    3 contributions
    We loved this trip, had the most fabulous day. Great hosts, so informative and happy to answer all my questions about the area. Our five year old was happy spinning, ducking and diving in the jet too. The bike ride back was majestic and had plenty of time for a dip in the lake. Gorgeous!
    Written 23 May 2022
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  • Joseph Graham
    2 contributions
    Hunting drop off North Fiord.
    Good boat, friendly staff and great value. Good communication for pick up and no hassles with leaving your own boat tied up.
    Highly recommended
    Written 30 March 2022
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  • Richard L
    3 contributions
    From the initial enquiry right through the trip itself, Jane was super helpful, responsive, and professional. Simon was also really supportive and friendly, and patiently supported clients with a variety of needs. After our (personal) bikes needed some TLC following a wet day, he was kind enough to come down to the shop and help with some lube and adjustments.
    We booked with them to do the Around The Mountains and Lake To Lake trails, and both were spectacular! Stunningly scenic, and challenging (if you're riding conventional bicycles) I would whole-heartedly recommend this company!
    Written 22 May 2022
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  • Rigger Reid
    Timaru, New Zealand123 contributions
    Had an amazing flight with Kylie on Valentines evening,
    Was a stunning afternoon so warm and still, spur of the moment walked in and spoke about a flight that afternoon, they were very accomodating and we got one sorted, Very exciting first time on a water plane.
    The scenery was stunning the flight was amazing so smooth, Kylie was very knowledgeable about the area and pointed out places of interest, we flew over Doubtful sound where we were heading the following day.
    Highly recommend this trip
    Thank you so much, Great memories
    Written 23 February 2022
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  • gemstar79
    Cambridge, New Zealand7 contributions
    We had a mixed age group. The team were claim and relaxed. Horse were great, was a great activity and the views were stunning. Highly recommend
    Written 4 January 2022
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  • StutheKiwi
    Auckland Central, New Zealand8 contributions
    A massive thanks to Shaun and Daniella for a wonderful flight and pickup for the Hollyford Track. The flight was a brilliant way to start the trek and the flexibility on the pickup was really appreciated. You've got to do this.
    Written 20 February 2022
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  • AntipodeanGirlNZ
    Timaru, New Zealand1 contribution
    Great fun. Took the kids (12 & 10) and they loved it. Really well set up and the staff member was very nice and helpful when we need a hint. Highly recommend.
    Written 22 April 2022
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  • Jason Harman
    1 contribution
    Someone recommended this company to us because of their excellent reputation in the region, and we weren’t disappointed.

    Mark dropped us into our Wapiti hunting block and promptly picked us up again a few days later (unexpectedly) after our campsite got flooded out. The scenery we flew over is absolutely phenomenal and needs to be seen to be believed.

    Sarah was super helpful throughout the booking process, and she even couriered us + our gear to/from the hangar because we didn’t have access to a vehicle - supreme southern hospitality!

    100% would book with them again on future trips to Fiordland, and will recommend to everyone coming down here.
    Written 13 April 2022
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  • Peter and Caroline (NZ)
    Auckland, New Zealand11 contributions
    Just back from the 2 day training weekend followed by the Hollyford-Pyke circuit; excellent instruction with a good skill and safety focus. Great having 2 instructors (Arno + Andy) for 4 pupils for the training. And the following trip with Arno was ideal packrafting country, with stunning Fiordland scenery, helped by good weather. Peter - Wellington
    Written 14 March 2021
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  • Rigger Reid
    Timaru, New Zealand123 contributions
    Awesome helicopter ride around Milford Sound, visited Sutherland Falls where one of the Mission Impossible films was filmed.
    Very cool pilot who told us about places of interest, sorry can't remember his name.
    Had done a boat trip in the morning which was awesome, seeing the stunning scenery from the air well that was incredible.
    You have to treat yourself and go for a flight
    Written 23 February 2022
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