Te Araroa – New Zealand’s Trail

Te Araroa – New Zealand’s Trail – is a continuous 3,000 km walking track from Cape Reinga, the top of the North Island to Bluff, the bottom of the South Island.

In Southland, the Te Araroa Trail passes near Lake Te Anau.

There are options for walkers to join up with Tracknet’s Timetables for onwards travel, or a short stop over for a shower and hot meals before commencing your journey.

Mavora Lakes Burwood Turn Off To:

Summer Winter Cost Travel Time
28th October to 28th April 1st May to 21th October
Te Anau 8.45am 12.15pm 6.15pm 2.30pm $20.00 30mins
Queenstown 7.40am 11.55am 5.25pm 9.25am $41.00 2hrs&15mins
Invercargill 7.40am 9.25am $44.00 2hrs&15mins

The Princhester Bridge To:

Summer Winter Cost Travel Time
28th October to 28th April 1st May to 21th October
Te Anau 8.50am 12.20pm 6.20pm 2.35pm $20.00 25mins
Queenstown 7.35am 11.50am 5.20pm 9.20am $41.00 2hrs&20mins
Invercargill 7.35am 9.20am $44.00 2hrs&20mins

Departure Times From Main Centres To: Princhester Bridge and Mavora Lakes Burwood Turn Off:

Summer Winter Cost Travel Time
24th October to 30th April 1st May to 21th October
Te Anau 7.15am 11.30am 5.00pm 9.00am $20.00 30mins
Queenstown 6.55am 10.45am 4.30pm 1.00pm $41.00 2hrs&20mins
Invercargill 10.45am 1.00pm $44.00 2hrs&20mins
 

Te Anau To:

Summer Cost Travel Time
25th October to 30th April
Mavora Lakes Campsite 9.00am* $54.00 1hr&15mins

Mavora Lakes Campsite To:

Summer Cost Travel Time
25th October to 30th April
Te Anau 2.30pm* $54.00 1hr&15mins
Queenstown via the Backroad Bus 10.00am* $98.00 3hrs&15mins
  • *Services to and from Mavora Lakes campsite operate on minimum numbers of 4 passengers
  • *Services to and from Mavora Lakes campsite operate in the Summer only and not in Winter

 

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