Trail Sections

Want a shorter ride, walk or run?

There are plenty of trail sections  that offer amazing views and a great experience. Check out the ones below, or create your own!


Upukerora River mouth to Te Anau control gates

9km ---

Grade 2 (Easy)

A nice, flat lakeside 9km ride that will take you from the Upukerora Trail bridge, around Lake Te Anau, to the Te Anau control gates.
Ride along the very edge of the Fiordland National Park

Te Anau control gates to Rainbow Reach

12.8km ---

Grade 2 ( Easy)

Travel alongside the Waiau River, head through forests of beech trees, enjoy some ups and downs – and stunning scenery!

Te Anau boat harbour to Upukerora River

4.5km ---

Grade 2 (Easy)

Starting at the Te Anau boat harbour, enjoy this flat, lakeside trail suitable for all ages and abilities to the mouth of the Upukerora River.

Te Anau lakefront to Te Anau Bird Sanctuary

2.2km ---

Grade 2 (Easy)

Take the young ones on this short, lakeside section of trail and spend time at the Te Anau Bird Sanctuary where you’ll spot takahe, kaka and more.

Manapouri township to Supply Bay Road

4.5km ---

Grade 2 (Easy)

This section offers views over Lake Manapouri to its many islands and mountains beyond. Stop in at Kiwi Corner for a break, there’s even a BBQ for public use.