Lovely Cottage Rental with Fiordland National Park Access near Te Anau, New Zealand

Manapouri, South Island (New Zealand)
1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Private Barbecue

Guests are sure to love a stay in this lovely cottage rental—perfect for those looking to explore the breathtaking Fiordland National Park situated just outside of Te Anau, New Zealand. This cottage has a double bed and a single bed and is suitable for two adults or two adults and a child. The spacious ensuite bathroom features a great shower. Towels and linens are provided. Other amenities include complimentary Wi-Fi, while laundry washing facilities can be found in the main property.

The kitchenette is well equipped, allowing guests the chance to cook some delicious meals. Appliances include a microwave, a two ring gas burner, an electric frying pan, and a small fridge. Cooking utensils and dishes are also provided. There is a small dining table and guests can relax on the sofa in the evenings for a cozy night in while watching a DVD. Outside, guests will find a gas barbecue and further seating. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Electric blankets
  • Cell service
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Fridge
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Private Barbecue
  • Iron
  • Dining table
  • Air conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Highchair
  • Television
  • BR/DVD player
  • Movie library
  • Sound system

This stand-alone cottage is the only guest accommodation on site. The rental is nearby so the hosts are on hand to offer help or advice if needed. Birdlife is abundant, and the property is far enough from the forest to not be troubled by Fiordland's famous biting sandflies! Parking is right beside the cottage. Inside, there is complimentary Wi-Fi and entertainment includes a TV with a DVD player and DVDs, plus a lovely little guitar. Outside, guests can relax on the provided furniture while waiting for the gas barbecue to heat up, perfect for warm summer evenings with sunsets and starry skies. Guests will have access to the main house for laundry except during times of water shortage when the hosts use the laundromat in Te Anau. All linens and towels are provided.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Movie theater
  • Museums
  • Shopping

Glampers will be the only ones on this small rural property 15 minutes drive from Te Anau, gateway to Fiordland National Park on the South Island of New Zealand. The property boasts river valley and mountain views and bird life, including native songbirds, like tui and bellbirds. Lake Manapouri and the small Manapouri township are a 10-minute drive down the road. The Te Anau township stands on the shores of Lake Te Anau and offers retail shops, cinema, restaurants, and bike rentals, so guests can enjoy the property's wonderful cycle trails. Invercargill City is less than two hours south of the site, while Queenstown is two hours north. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Yoga
  • Meditation
  • Jeep tours
  • Feeding animals
  • Horseback riding
  • Biking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

From right outside the door, guests can give bird watching a go and use the provided guidebooks to identify native species such as tui, bellbirds, and falcons. Located close to the Fiordland National Park, guests can access forest trails in as little as 15 minutes drive. Bikes and e-bikes can be hired in Te Anau so glampers can experience the newly opened lakeside bike trails. Guests can also discover the beauty by water with trips on Lake Te Anau and Doubtful and Milford Sounds.

Other activities include fishing on the lake, shopping and dining, and enjoying the famous fiordland film, 'Ata Whenua' at the local cinema. Te Anau has a scenic golf course, a frisbee golf course in an arboretum, as well as a delightful bird sanctuary.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 7 days before check-in, you will receive a full refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 7 days of check-in, you will receive a refund for 50% of the stay, minus the first night and service fee.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

The hosts are there to help.

The hosts kindly ask that guests leave the cottage in a tidy state.

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