Te Anau Bus Transport and Information

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Te Anau is a beautiful, quiet township on the shores of Lake Te Anau. Te Anau is located halfway between Queenstown and Milford Sound and is the gateway into the Fiordland National Park.

 

Te Anau Information

Te Anau is “the walking capital of the world”. The Kepler Track is within a 1 hour walk of the town centre, the Milford Track’s starting point is just a 30 minute drive towards Milford Sound and the Routeburn Track, The Divide Shelter, is a 1 hour and 15 minute drive away.

In Te Anau there are well equipped supermarkets for purchasing or re-stocking supplies, specialised sports shops where you are able to purchase or hire equipment for your hikes as well as personal locator beacons and mountain radio’s.

Te Anau has a range of accommodation options for travellers from backpacker lodges, holiday parks and motels. There are many options for sightseeing with Milford and Doubtful Sounds being so close; there are options for exploring by cave tour, jet boat, scenic flights, and much more.

 

Te Anau Transport

You can check availabilitydeparture times and book online and receive an instant email confirmation, or you can complete our booking form with your requirements. Please allow up to 1 working day for your booking form to be processed. Alternatively, please contact us to make your booking or for further details.

Bus Timetable and Information from Te Anau To:   Comments
Summer Timetable
Te Anau Downs 7:15am 9:45am* 12:15pm* 1:30pm* * Meets boat to Glade Wharf
The Divide Shelter 7:15am 9:45am 12:15pm 1:30pm Day Walk possible
Hollyford Road End 11:00am Mon/Wed/Fri only
Milford Sound 7:15am 9:45am 1:30pm
Queenstown 7:15am 10:30am 11:30am  5:00pm
Queenstown via theBackroad Bus 9:00am Includes TSS Earnslaw
Invercargill 7:15am Meets bus to Bluff/Stewart Island
Manapouri 11:10am*  4:15pm*  Pre-bookings essential
Control Gates 8:30am 9:30am 11:10am 2:30pm
Rainbow Reach 9:30am 11:10am 2:30pm  4:15pm
Routeburn Shelter 7:15am*  This service has a two hour stopover in Queenstown
Winter Timetable
Queenstown 9:00am Winter (May – October)
Invercargill 9:00am     Winter (May – October)
Activities from Te Anau 
Milford Sound Tour 7:45am Includes Cruise on Milford
Doubtful Sound Tour 9:00am Overnight Cruise

 

Te Anau Accommodation

TE ANAU LAKEVIEW KIWI HOLIDAY PARK

Our Tracknet Office is located within the Te Anau Lakeview Kiwi Holiday Park, next door to their Reception. The Department of Conservation (DOC) Visitor Centre is directly opposite the Holiday Park.

TE ANAU LAKEFRONT BACKPACKERS

A busy backpackers hostel located on the Lakefront and just 300 metres to the town centre and Te Anau Department of Conservation (DOC). Accommodation includes dorm beds, ensuite and double/twin rooms.

EDGEWATER MOTEL

A small 17 room motel with a range of accommodation options, from one bedroom motels for 2 through to a 2 bedroom home for 5 adults. Just 300 metres from the Te Anau town centre and Te Anau Department of Conservation (DOC).

 

>Bookings

You can check availabilitydeparture times and book online and receive an instant email confirmation, or you can complete our booking form with your requirements. Please allow up to 1 working day for your booking form to be processed. Alternatively, please contact us to make your booking or for further details.