Contact us

Phone us on:
+6432499186
0800 782 972 (free call in New Zealand only)

Physical address:
Radfords on the Lake (formerly Radfords Lakeview Motel)
56 Lakefront Drive
Te Anau
Fiordland, New Zealand

Email: info@radfordsonthelake.co.nz

GPS co-ordinates: S45° 25.1942′, E167° 42.8796′

Office Hours 

The office hours are from 8.00am to 8.00pm.
If you are calling from overseas please remember that we are 12hrs ahead of GMT.
If you are planning on arriving later than 8.00pm please call ahead to make arrangements.

Finding us is easy
Finding us couldn’t be simpler. As you drive into Te Anau just head to the waterfront and you’ll find us close to the float plane.

Perfectly located
A convenient 3 minute walk to Te Anau town centre, with its cafes, restaurants, and shops, Radfords Motel is close to the action and amenities. It also lies within easy reach of the real beauty and majesty of this World Heritage area. So where better suited to your stay in Fiordland, than Radfords?

Driving times and distances

For driving times and distances, click on this link for the AA travel calculator: www.aatravel.co.nz/main/td-calculator.php

Bus pick up & drop offs by prior arrangement.

From Queenstown it’s just a scenic  2-3 hour drive. Follow highway 6 to Five Rivers and take a right on to Mossburn. Te Anau is a 50 min drive from there.

Should you intend to fly to the region, Queenstown International Airport  and Invercargill Airport provide the closest arrival points, while there is also a limited service to Te Anau airport.

Coach connections are available from all these locations and services run frequently during the summer. Alternatively there are also car rental options both to, and in, Te Anau.

About Te Anau
Te Anau has a permanent population of 4,000.
It has 2 supermarkets, cafes, restaurants, bars, a movie theatre, banks, ATM’s and a medical centre.

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  • "This is probably one of the best motels we have stayed at in NZ. Kerri the owner was so friendly and helpful. The motel is also a short walking distance to all the restaurants and shops. We can’t wait to come back, just wish Te Anau was a little closer to Christchurch."
    Toni-Wayne – Jan 2021 – Christchurch, New Zealand  Read Reviews
  • "If you are looking for well-appointed rooms, gorgeous decor, STUNNING views of the lake, then stay with Kerri at Radfords. Easy walking distance to town, excellent beds, CLEAN, smooth check-in, relaxing friendly environment."
    Lululee – Dec 2020 – Auckland, New Zealand  Read Reviews
  • "WOW!! This place is amazing!! Extremely clean, perfectly put together, thoughtful in every way. We have a stunning view of the lake and mountains, easy access to the footpath and a very short walk to the CBD - truly a dream!"
    DocStep – Dec 2020 – Balclutha, New Zealand  Read Reviews
  • "As you would expect of a five star establishment the accommodation is top class, clean, exceptionally tidy and the ideal venue to relax and enjoy panoramic views of the lake and mountains from inside your room."
    Bill – Nov 2020 – Dunedin, New Zealand  Read Reviews

Our Environmental Promise

We are committed to preserving our beautiful surroundings and reducing our footprint on the environment.

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Merry Christmas everyone from the team here at Rad Merry Christmas everyone from the team here at Radfords!! Xmas🎄🎅🏻🤶🏻
The Rhodes are in full flower at the moment, love The Rhodes are in full flower at the moment, love seeing the garden come alive with colour 🙌🏻
@fiordlandjet is a must do when visiting Te Anau. @fiordlandjet is a must do when visiting Te Anau. An activity that all ages will enjoy - just like the 4 generations of our family pictured here 🤩

Thank you Lex, Jen and Abby for a wonderful experience 👏
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Dexter Dude has made a new friend @hayleysproull t Dexter Dude has made a new friend @hayleysproull thank you for choosing to stay at Radfords
We are thrilled to be awarded “Trip Advisors 202 We are thrilled to be awarded “Trip Advisors 2020 Travelers’ Choice” voted in the top 10% of hotels worldwide!!! 

We are thankful to our wonderful guests for choosing Radford’s and of course our amazing team always striving to provide the best experience for our valued guests.
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Doubtful Sound & Glowworm Caves Combo $199 per adu Doubtful Sound & Glowworm Caves Combo $199 per adult and Kids Go Free!!! 🛥

There is no better time to get out there and explore your backyard with this amazing deal that Real Journeys are offering from now until the end of August 2020 🏔 

Come and spend a weekend at Radfords, we can book all of your adventures! 

*Glowworms only operating on the weekends in August.
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This looks like a great adventure for all ages and This looks like a great adventure for all ages and something fun to do with the kids during the school holidays. 
Friday 17th of July. 
Meet at the Kepler Track and wander through the forest listening for nightlife, stargazing, photography workshop for the adults, activities for the kids.

To book or for more info ☎️DOC 03 249 7924
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WE ARE OPEN!! Well done NZ, because of you we can WE ARE OPEN!! Well done NZ, because of you we can now open our doors. 
We are ready to welcome our guests and have policies in place to ensure everyone stays safe. 
Our wonderful team have been very busy and the rooms are sparkling ✨