If you're planning a trip to New Zealand, these unique weekend getaways near Te Anau will provide you with a noteworthy place to stay. New Zealand itself is far from ordinary; its rugged mountains, pristine lakes, and green pasture land will make you realize it has some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. As the gateway to Fiordland National Park, Te Anau is a great choice for its proximity to fiords, waterfalls, high mountains that have actually sunk into the sea. You can imagine there are endless outdoor activities to take advantage of. For those with lots of energy and a drive for adventure, the options are endless! Plan a hike, kayaking excursion, fishing trip, or take a plane ride to see the scenery from the air. Those who wish to spend a little more time relaxing can enjoy guided tours at a calmer pace, birding opportunities, or spend time in Te Anau itself and enjoy local food and shops. Peruse the rental properties below to start planning your perfect getaway!