Campgrounds and Holiday Parks in Te Anau
Te Anau is the hub for adventures in the Fiordland National Park. Whether you’re travelling New Zealand by campervan or looking for an affordable cabin or motel-style accommodation, you’re sure to find something in this little town brimming with holiday parks. We go through some of our top picks in this list of holiday parks in Te Anau. For alternative accommodation, be sure to check out 10 Best Motels in Te Anau or 10 Best Hotels in Te Anau.
While you’re here, get inspired for activities in our list of 10 Things to Do in Fiordland National Park.
1. Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park & Motels
Enjoy gorgeous views of Lake Te Anau from your campervan or motel room when staying at the Te Anau Lakeview Holiday Park & Motels. Super-budget travellers are spoiled for choice here with camping sites, a backpacker hostel with double, twin and quad rooms, private single rooms in a “village-like” complex, and three-star standard cabins with layouts available as double, twin, triple and quad. Alternatively, upgrade to one of the motel rooms where soak in some of the best views of the lake. Wherever you decide to rest your head after a hard day hiking, you’ll be able to benefit from the holiday park amenities, from a sauna/spa pool to a children’s playground. Of course, free WiFi is also available. See more accommodation like this in our 10 Best Family Accommodation in Te Anau.
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2. Te Anau Top 10 Holiday Park and Motels
Te Anau Top 10 Holiday Park makes it all too easy with their central location in Te Anau. The holiday park is just across the road from many eateries and less than 10 minutes walk from the lakefront. There are sleek and stylish motel units available or more budget-friendly options like private cabins with breakfast-making facilities, a TV and heater. There’s also a 10-bed backpacker dorm, as well as powered and non-powered camping sites. Guests will have access to a communal kitchen (use your own cooking equipment or hire them from reception), free WiFi, a children’s playground, free barbecues and more.
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3. Getaway Te Anau
Another fantastic holiday park in Te Anau with a fantastic lakefront location is the Getaway Te Anau. From campsites to apartments, there’s something for every traveller. The cabins and units provide the best value for couples, groups and families with access to communal facilities, such as a kitchen, bathrooms and free gas barbecues. Note that cooking equipment needs to be provided or hired unless you are staying in a Family Cabin. Alternatively, amp the experience up with a stay in one of the self-contained apartments with its own outdoor area and barbecue. Other drawcards to Getaway Te Anau include the hot tubs overlooking Lake Te Anau, the “Hobbiton-inspired” barrel sauna, games room and children’s playground.
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4. Fiordland Great Views Holiday Park
A holiday park outside of town but no less popular is the Fiordland Great Views Holiday Park. The budget accommodation might be a 20-minute walk away from the town centre but that’s all part of the charm, especially with scenic walks available like the 50-minute Lakeside Path. As well as expansive gardens and a relaxed atmosphere, the holiday park features ultra-affordable cabins with communal bathrooms, kitchen, dining room and barbecues. Alternatively, upgrade to one of the self-contained motel studios with modern decor and all of your home-away-from-home amenities.
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5. Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers
While not strictly a holiday park, Te Anau Lakefront Backpackers is another option to pitch your tent in Te Anau. The hostel offers tent sites in their gardens where you’ll have access to the hostel’s communal facilities, such as the kitchen, bathrooms, lounge and free WiFi. The backpackers also offers holiday park-style cabins for couples, “friendly-friends” and solo travellers, as well as glamping tents which are an experience in themself. Find out more about this hostel and more in our 6 Best Backpacker Hostels in Te Anau & Milford Sound.
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