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WHAT TO DO IN LAKE BRUNNER
MOANA TROUT FISHING SAFARI'S
Guided fishing tours, lakes and/or pristine rivers 365 days. Full day, 1/2 day or 2 hour explore excursions available. Fly - Spinning - Trolling; Fish for wild browns, average weight 4lbs. Moana Trout Fishing Safari's holder of the lake record with 29 trout in one day!
Make the most of Lake Brunner with Brent Beadle on a 1 hour Scenic Boat Cruise.
The beautiful reflective water offers you fantastic mirrored photo opportunities of the mountains that surround you. Islands, Beaches and Bays with great commentary of the history of Lake Brunner, Moana.
45 minute loop walk - Over the Arnold River, outlet of the lake, via the swing bridge. Sign posted to your right. Mixed Podocarp forest with views of Arnold River.
CAREW FALLS TRACK
1 hour return walk. A gentle climb on a well formed track. The track climbs more steeply leading into the rocks below the impressive falls. 30 meters high, Carew Creek Falls is located near the Lake Brunner in the Lake Brunner/Mitchells Scenic Reserve. A pleasant walk through the forest brings you to the waterfall's base where you can sit on large granite boulders and enjoy the view. This exquisite waterfall is included into New Zealand Must See Waterfalls list.
BAIN BAY TRACK
2 hours return walk. Starts at the lake side in front of Lake Brunner Lodge, Mitchells, on the southern end of the lake, or by water taxi from Moana. Across board walks through native bush. Magnificent views of the lake. Old relics of timber mills at Bain Bay. Good swimming, picnic area and toilets.