Lake Thomas

A shallow lake with abundant macrophytes situated at about 500 m in the plains to the east of Lake Te Anau.

Lake Troup

A small alpine lake situated to the west of Lake Manapouri in Fiordland National Park.

Lake Ursula

A small alpine lake situated above the tree line in Fiordland National Park.

Lake Vincent

Lake Vincent is a shallow, semi-sheltered, poorly-flushed freshwater coastal lake situated in a small catchment, primarily dominated by intensive agriculture including dairying. Results of a 2013 broad scale habitat mapping and macrophyte survey of Lake Vincent indicate that the lake is currently in a “mesotrophic” or moderately enriched condition, with a healthy community of aquatic […]

Lake Von

Lake Von is a small high country lake situated in the Von River Valley south of Lake Wakatipu

Long White Lagoon

Long White Lagoon is located near the river mouth of the Waimatuku River and is the last in a small series of coastal lagoons and lakes situated along the coast between Invercargill and Riverton in the Southland region of the South Island of New Zealand. Long White Lagoon consists of a series of semiephemeral freshwater […]

Lake Minerva

An alpine lake situated just above the tree line to the west of the end of the South Fiord of Lake Te Anau.

Shallow Lake

A small lake just on the tree line in Fiordland National Park, to the north of Lake Monowai.

Lake Ned

An alpine lake situated above tree line in the Eyre mountain range to the south of Lake Wakatipu.

South Mavora Lake / Manawapōpōre

Manawapōpōre is the Māori name for South Mavora Lake.  There are also other spelling variations, such as Manawapore and Manawapora.  The lake is 2.4 km long and surrounded by open tussock land and beech forest.  It is situated in the Mavora Lakes Park about 60 km from Lake Te Ana-au (Lake Te Anau).

Lake Nigel

An alpine lake situated above the tree line in the Eyre mountain range to the south of Lake Wakatipu.

Waituna Lagoon / Waipārera

Waipārera (Waituna Lagoon) is one of the best remaining examples of a natural coastal lagoon in New Zealand and is unique in Southland and New Zealand. It is a highly valued, large, brackish coastal lagoon that is fed by three creeks, and drains to the sea through a managed opening initially for fish passage and […]

Lake Norma

A beautiful alpine lake situated just below the tree line to the west of the tip of the South Fiord of Lake Te Anau.

Lake Eva

A small alpine lake situated just above the tree line, north of the end of the South Fiord of Lake Te Anau.