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Easy Hikes in Fiordland – Boyd Creek Track

Easy Hikes in Fiordland – Boyd Creek Track

On our first day in the Fiordland we managed to visit quite a few places around Lake Te Anau. But we wanted to explore one more place before we settled in for the evening in Te Anau Downs. I spoke to a couple of locals who suggested that we drive down to the Boyd Creek Track. We didn’t know anything about it, apart from we needed to look for a sign by a gate on the right side of the…

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Easy Hikes in Fiordland – Lake Mistletoe

Easy Hikes in Fiordland – Lake Mistletoe

On our first day near Te Anau, we started with an easy hike along a small section of the Kepler Track, and then went on to explore the amazing Te Anau Glowworm Caves. But as we still had quite a few hours of daylight left, we decided to explore a few more places. The first of these mini walks was around Lake Mistletoe. We had booked a room at the Fiordland National Park Lodge, and Lake Mistletoe is right next…

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Te Anau – Kepler track day hike

Te Anau – Kepler track day hike

There are quite a few things to do near Te Anau. We booked our amazing visit to the Te Anau Glowworm caves in advance. But we arrived so early, that we had a couple of hours to do something else before heading over to meet the glowworms. We’re always up for stretching our legs, so we decided to walk on a short  Kepler Track day hike.  We made a plan to hike in the trees on the way to Rainbow Reach…

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Fiordland Fun – Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Fiordland Fun – Te Anau Glowworm Caves

We had so much fun in the Fiordland National Park. The first thing I had booked was a tour of the Te Anau Glowworm caves. Neither of us knew what to expect. We’ve experienced a romantic evening in Japan watching fireflies, so I had a feeling glowworms might be something like that…but in a cave. It was actually completely different. Glowworms have a sort of eerie blue-green light and they remain completely still, unlike the dancing fireflies we saw in…

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