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8 Oct 2017
“I am in love with this place ”
3 Dec 2016
“A hidden gem”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here with our children and what a truly beautiful place. It is 39km of gravel road to get there but so worth it. We went over the river on the swing bridge to a lovely secluded stony beach and just watched the kids...More

1  Thank Kiwichick74
Reviewed 4 December 2016

We went there not really knowing what to expect and it turned out to be one of our favourite spots in the whole South Island. Used as a film set in some of the Lord of the Rings movies, the lake and forest scenery surrounded...More

1  Thank Turkey_Baster
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Takes a while to get to on the dusty gravel road but is so worth it. Came here because of Lord of the Rings and so glas we did. Worth having a walk around if you arent camping. Nice way to break up the drive...More

1  Thank PJackson_87
Reviewed 14 May 2016

This is well worth the gravel road to get there. I never knew this beautiful place even existed. If you can find a quiet spot, all you can hear is native birds and the gentle sound of the lake - just amazing!

1  Thank CherylBurton
Reviewed 25 March 2016

Everywhere you go in NZ is dream-like but Mavora is so serene surrounded by mountains and forests. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the quiet. Just make sure you take bug spray because there are some sand fleas about.

1  Thank LoveTravels50
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Wow! What a fantastic place to visit if you want to get away from it all. No coverage, so you really do escape from technology. So pretty and plenty to do. Go well prepared as it's a bit of a journey to get supplies. Toilets...More

1  Thank 2014tee
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We visited Mavora lake with our family living in Mossburn. What a wonderful hidden gem. Great place to camp by the lake with views of surrounding mountains. Plenty of beautiful short/long walks to do during a day trip. Hoping to go back or camp next...More

1  Thank Nadia K
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Great area with groups and families. Lots of space. Plenty of toilets. The only big negative is the gravel road - about 30kms, which can be hard on a caravan but as long as you take you time the destination is well worth it. Take...More

1  Thank Wreysbush
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