This easy track leads alongside the Te Anau lakefront to where the Upukerora River flows into the lake. It's great for families and a range of activities.

Track overview

Walking and tramping

3 hr return Easy: Walking track

Dog access

Dogs on a leash only

About this track


From the Visitor Centre, follow the Te Anau lakeshore toward the main shopping centre.

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Continue along the footpath to the boat harbour at Bluegum Point (30 min).

For a longer trip (3 hr return) continue round the lakefront and past the rodeo grounds to the mouth of the Upukerora River.

Return either the same way, or follow the gravel road alongside the river to the Te Anau - Milford Highway and back into town. Please be careful as cars travel quickly on this road.

This walk offers beautiful views across Lake Te Anau to the Murchison Mountains and Fiordland National Park.

As this track is not in the Fiordland National Park, you can ride your bike or walk dogs here, and it is great for family activities.

Getting there

This walk starts from the Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre on Lakefront Drive, Te Anau.


Te Rua-o-te-moko / Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre
Phone:   +64 3 249 7924
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Address:   Fiordland National Park
Visitor Centre
Lakefront Drive
Te Anau 9600
Postal Address:   PO Box 29
Te Anau 9640
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