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Welcome Home Cottage in Manapouri
Welcome Home Cottage is a fully self contained cute 1950’s character cottage, located in Manapouri, on the edge of Fiordland National Park. We hope you will enjoy the cottage with it's rustic charm and lovely river stone fire place as much as we do! We are very passionate about our cottage and spend many hours decorating, restoring and gardening... We are looking forward to sharing this unique cottage with you! Check out Instagram - welcomehomecottage
$107 per night
Home in Manapouri
Lakefront Luxury
Bask in the sun or stay cosy by the fire, as you watch the everchanging landscape of Lake Manapouri and the spectacular Cathedral Peak Mountains from the comfort of the living room. Or get out and explore it for your yourself with the lake front and sandy Frasers Beach a stones throw from the doorstep Walking distance to local Café and restaurant, as well as the Real Journeys Ferry Terminal. Extensively renovated fully insulated 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home
$144 per night
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Fiords Cottage, Manapouri, Te Wahipounamu
Welcome to Fiordland! View Street, Manapouri; turn south west on your travels through middle-earth! 300m from the Doubtful Sound jetty, our one-bedroom cottage overlooks Fiordland and the Waiau river and is complete with all the comforts, including a wood-burning fireplace for cosy New Zealand winter evenings. Perfect for couples- our cottage is not suitable for children.
$87 per night

Stay near Manapouri's top sights

Photo of Real Journeys - Doubtful Sound
Real Journeys - Doubtful Sound13 locals recommend
Photo of Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn
Manapouri Lakeview Motor Inn9 locals recommend
Photo of Manapouri Cafe & Dairy
Manapouri Cafe & Dairy3 locals recommend

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Dusky Peaks Unit 2 (2 Bedroom)
$124 per night
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Kepler Mountain View Alpaca Cottage
$150 per night
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Manapouri Ridge Studio - Cleaning fee in price
$78 per night
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Retro Cottage | Lake Manapouri
$90 per night
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The Bivy - Manapouri Lakefont
$123 per night
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Julie's Manapouri Lake View Place
$65 per night
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Manapouri Mountain Views
$102 per night
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Cosy Riverside Cottage
$87 per night
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Paradise Accommodation
$101 per night
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The Beech Bach
$136 per night
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Manapouri - self catering sparkling clean
$132 per night
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Misty Mountain Cabin Manapouri - Cosy Nature Views
$99 per night

Your guide to Manapouri

All About Manapouri

Manapouri is a small town situated on the edge of Lake Manapouri in the stunning region of Fiordland on New Zealand’s South Island. Fiordland covers nearly 5,000 square miles of wilderness and is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise with lakes, mountains, and miles of unspoiled land. This mountain town is the perfect jumping off point for exploring the region, as a number of hiking trails start near Manapouri. The area also connects with Doubtful Sound, which is the deepest of New Zealand’s fjords, so many fjord cruises are arranged from Manapouri.

With a population of only 300, the town of Manapouri is a tiny gem that offers several restaurants, pubs, and cafes, many of which are found along Lake Manapouri, the second deepest lake in the country.

When is the best time to stay in a vacation rental in Manapouri?

Manapouri’s location in the southern hemisphere means that its seasons are opposite from North America. Generally, the best months to visit are the summer months of December to February, when you’ll experience long days, mild temperatures, an annual summer music festival and a mountain biking competition. Fall (March to June) and spring (September to December) bring cool daytime temperatures, which make these seasons perfect for exploring the hiking trails in the area. In October, an annual fishing competition in Fiordland draws anglers from throughout the region. In March there’s also a kayak, mountain biking, and running event that offers competition events for all levels. Winter, from June to August, brings dry days with blue skies and cool, but not too cold, temperatures.

What are the top things to do in Manapouri?

Te Anau Glowworm Caves

Te Anau Glowworm Caves is an underground, geological wonder. The caves are accessed through twisting limestone passages and include an immense waterfall. You can visit a hidden grotto here illuminated by hundreds of glowworms, which are unique to New Zealand and create a glittering spectacle.

Doubtful Sound

To experience its true majesty, explore this Doubtful Sound in a kayak. Quietly drift by the area’s wildlife, which includes penguins, bottlenose dolphins, and fur seals. You’ll find several dramatic waterfalls and lush mountain scenery here, in a quiet setting.

Kepler Track Great Walk

The track starts at Manapouri and is a 36-mile loop through mountains, native forest, waterfalls, and glacier-carved valleys. The walk features boardwalks, bridged streams, and steps in the steep sections, so hikers of all levels can enjoy the spectacular scenery.

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