Lake Monowai at dusk
Image: Carly Williamson | ©



The Lake Monowai and Borland Road area offers access into a different and very handsome part of Fiordland National Park. It offers great ‘off the beaten track’ tramping, hunting, boating and fishing and road access into Fiordland National Park.

Find things to do and places to stay Lake Monowai/Borland Road area

Lake Monowai is a relatively quiet spot and great for family camping. There are a few short walks suitable for children in the area, including the Borland Nature Walk. If you can get to the Borland Saddle, the short tramp up Mt Burns will inspire the family with great views.

If you’re a keen mountain biker the Borland Road has an excellent challenge for you and is the furthest in you can get with your mountain bike into Fiordland National Park.Biking is not otherwise permitted on tracks or in the Park).


Te Rua-o-te-moko/Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 249 7924
Address Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Hours Visitor centre hours and services


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