This easy, short walking track is suitable for all ages, wandering from the Milford Road through forest to peaceful Lake Mistletoe.

Track overview

1.3 km return via same track

Walking and tramping

45 min Easy: Walking track

Dog access

No dogs

About this track


Lake Mistletoe. Image: Keri Moyle.
Lake Mistletoe, a lovely family walk

This walking track leads you through forest to a peaceful lake that is home to New Zealand scaup (duck), frogs and other wetland wildlife.

The track is suitable for all ages so is great for a family walk.

Getting there

This walking track is located on the Milford Road (SH94), which is 27 km (30 minutes drive) north from Te Anau.

The track starts from the signpost over the road from the hotel complex at Te Anau Downs.


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Full office details
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