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Reviewed 28 April 2017

This is a lovely and picturesque lake, we stopped over by on our way to Te Anau. While there wasn't much to do around the lake in the late afternoon, it was still a great place for some photo-ops.

Thank TheShis
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Peaceful calm crossing on beautiful lake on way to Doubtful Sound Ferry was smooth Limited catering on board

Thank davethedrill
Reviewed 17 March 2016

Beautiful lake surrounded by snowy mountains. I camped in a very nice camping ground, fully equipped, very close to the lake. The weather was very sunny. This lake is one of the most beautiful I have seen in the South Island. During my visit to...More

1  Thank Ixia00
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Stayed at Manapouri Camping Grounds. Beautiful setting with Lake Manapouri looking stunning. There were great sunsets, and sunrises, the camping ground had all amenities such as showers, toilets, kitchen, tv room, and a short walk to the café.

1  Thank Lydia M
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Such a quiet spot and with such stunning view. We arrived with probably only another 10 people on the frasers beach and the view is simply stunning. Absolutely a hidden gem and only 20 mins away from Te anau.

1  Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 6 January 2016

We visited Lake Manapouri on a hot January day & walked the track along the lakefront. We were blown away by how beautiful the lake is with the surrounding mountains.

Thank Sarah53187
Reviewed 27 November 2015

Had to take a ferry across this lake on the way to Doubtful Sound. The granite peaks, waterfalls, and vivid beauty along the shore made for an enjoyable crossing.

Thank clairmontjeff
Reviewed 30 March 2015

The scenery is absolutely stunning, out of this world! You and the nature, this is all that matters. Not so many tourists, but welcoming kiwis, I couldn't ask for more. My heart is on Manapouri Lakes shore...

Thank hermesss555
Reviewed 19 January 2015

Don't miss looking at the monument commemorating all the people of New Zealand who demonstrated and objected so much to the original proposals for the damming of the Lake. It's a huge stone in the reserve in Manapouri town. Then cruise across the beautiful lake...More

Thank JKWG
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Great scenery, an hour on the water, an hour by bus through the tunnel to the power station & an hour back. Amazing engineering & foresight, 1st thought up in 1904! Very informative guide Cathy. On the cruise back captain did a wee detour to...More

Thank sjdc_family
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