Lake Marian, Fiordland
From the Lake Marian carpark, cross the swingbridge and continue to the spectacular series of waterfalls.
From the falls, the track becomes steep and sometimes muddy during the ascent to Lake Marian, which takes about 1.5 hours.
Lake Marian is an alpine lake in a hanging valley formed by glacial action, in one of the most beautiful settings in Fiordland. The lake is above the bush line and is surrounded by mountains with magnificent reflections if the weather is calm.
The track begins from the Lake Marian carpark on Hollyford Road, approximately 1 km from the Milford Sound road turn off, which is aproximately 87 km along the Milford Road from Te Anau.
The Key Summit Fiordland
This is an easy half-day walk on the Routeburn Track offering spectacular views of Fiordland National Park. This is the choice if you only have time for one walk in the area.
There are amazing panoramic views over the Humboldt and Darran Mountains.
You will encounter beech forest, sub-alpine flora, prolific birdlife with robins, bellbirds and tomtits regular sights.
The walk starts at The Divide, which is about 85 km from Te Anau on the Milford Road. Plan to take about 1.5 hours to drive from Te Anau.
Loch Vista Lakeview Villa lies at the gateway of the Fiordland National Park and walking trails such as the Kepler Track, Routeburn Track and Milford Track trails are close. Other activities nearby include, 18 hole golf course, Mini Golf, fishing charters, glow worm caves, milford sound cruise, doubtful sound cruise, jet boat rides, helicopter rides, sky diving, bird sanctuary, paddle boats, Horse Trekking and movie cinema.
Te Anau has a variety of Restaurants and Cafes to choose from including Chinese and Italian cuisine, just to name a few. There is a cinema and Wine Bar with Local Movie Ata Whenua playing regularly.
We are happy to provide information and make bookings upon your arrival. Being locals of the area we can inform you of local sight seeing locations and history.