Guide to Fiordland

Fiordland National Park Lodge is the perfect destination for year-round adventures for families and travelers alike. Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend away nestled along the lakeside or aiming to explore the depths of Fiordland National Park, you’re sure to find just what you’re looking for at Fiordland National Park Lodge. Take a step away from the day to day.


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Short Walks

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Lake Mistletoe

Walk time: 20 minute return | total bush track: 45 minutes return

Grade: easy

Distance: 1.3 km return

Wind through the quiet beech forest sprinkled with toatoa and lancewood leading to views of a small glacial lake surrounded by beautiful wetlands and manuka scrub.

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Mirror Lakes

Walk time: 10 minute loop

Grade: easy

Distance: 400m loop

The perfect stopover to stretch your legs on your way to Milford Sound. Mirror lakes is a boardwalk providing renowned reflective views of the Earl Mountains on your way to Milford Sound.

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Lake Gunn

Walk time: 45 minute loop

Grade: easy

Distance: 1.4 km loop

Explore the vast mountains surrounding the deep blue waters of Lake Gunn are awe-inspiring. The vast mountains surrounding the deep blue waters of Lake Gunn are awe-inspiring.

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Half Day Walks

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Key Summit

Walk time: 3 hour return

Grade: Medium

Distance: 3.4 km one way

Breathtaking mountain panorama, intimate boglands and tarns with beautiful lake views. Excellent walk for seeing variations in vegetation with height gain.

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Lake Marian

Walk time: 1 hour 20 minutes one way to Lake Marian creek view

Grade: Medium

Distance: 3.1 km return

Lake Marian is an alpine lake in a hanging valley formed by glacial action, in one of the most beautiful settings in Fiordland. The lake is above the bush line and is surrounded by mountains with magnificent reflections.