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| State Highway 94, Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
+64 3-249 7924
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Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We stopped here along the way to Milford Sound and it was so worth it 😍 with crystal clear blue skies it was so picturesque! The reflections of the snow capped mountains in the still water is something to behold! If you’re heading to Milford...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We would totally have missed this on our drive from Te Anau to Milford Sound had I not asked the lady at our hotel for a map, and had she not casually mentioned mirror lakes as a good stopping point. It’s a tranquil place, and...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Visited on Friday 4th May 2018. We were very lucky to visit when the weather was fine and got to see the Mirror Lakes at their best. Definitely not to be missed.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Its just so beautiful, indescribable. Very easy, right off the main road, park and walk, less than 5 minutes, all wood planks deck, easy walk. In the morning, the fog was floating half way in , very dreamy, very Asian mystic look, lighting was just...More

Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

There are not many grounds in NZ that hold the atmosphere. Great grounds in Europe and MCC are great, but the way it is built hold in the atmosphere.

Thank 422iana
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Pretty lakes which reflect the lovely scenery in the area, and are so clear you can see to the bottom of the lake. However no facilities on site (toilets etc) so it's just a place to stretch legs and enjoy the scenery rather than somewhere...More

Thank catri0nay0ung
Reviewed 2 May 2018

This is a popular stop for all the coaches and cars on the way to Milford Sound, so parking can be a problem but most vehicles only stop for a short time so spaces keep appearing. Although the wooden walkway past the lake was crowded,...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

About a 45 minute drive from Te Anau is Mirror Lake and is a good place to take a break if you are driving to Milford Sound. We found the best time to visit Mirror Lake was early morning. If it is a sunny morning...More

Thank GeoffH1259
Reviewed 27 April 2018

... captures the beauty of the reflections on this smallish lake. From the purpose built boardwalk tucked into the vegetation not far off the road, the views are terrific & provide PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES for the happy snapper as well as the more serious, who is...More

Thank planetogra
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

When traveling to Milford Sound be sure to stop off at the Mirror Lake Walk area. It is full accessible for those with mobility issue and is just a very short walk. Although the lake is really small and narrow, the mirror effect is amazing.

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