Explorer Motel & Apartments

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
6 Cleddau Street, (Corner Cleddau & Mokoroa Street), Te Anau, 9600, New Zealand
4.6 out of 5 rating 212 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.6
Property Details

Property Location

When you stay at Explorer Motel & Apartments in Te Anau, you'll be in a regional park, within a 10-minute walk of Lake Te Anau and Te Wahipounamu. This motel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) and 0.3 mi (0.5 km) from Luxmore Jet.


Make yourself at home in one of the 17 guestrooms, featuring kitchenettes with refrigerators and microwaves. 32-inch flat-screen televisions with satellite programming provide entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include electric kettles and irons/ironing boards, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and tour/ticket assistance. Additional amenities at this motel include a picnic area and barbecue grills.


Continental breakfasts are available daily from 8 AM to 10 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include luggage storage and laundry facilities. Free self parking is available onsite.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Te Wahipounamu - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Luxmore Jet - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Fiordland Cinema - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Lake Te Anau - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Fiordland National Park Visitor Centre - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
Ivon Wilson Scenic Reserve - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Te Anau Wildlife Centre - 2.3 km / 1.4 mi
Te Anau Golf Course - 4.3 km / 2.7 mi
Kepler Track - 4.8 km / 3 mi
Te Anau Glowworm Caves - 14.7 km / 9.2 mi
Lake Manapouri - 20.4 km / 12.7 mi
Lake Mistletoe - 28.4 km / 17.7 mi
Te Anau Downs Jetty - 29.3 km / 18.2 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cribs/infant beds Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 8:00 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 7:00 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

  • Social distancing measures are in place and guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: NZD 15.00 for adults and NZD 15.00 for children (approximately)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 3 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -In-room accessibility
  • -Roll-in shower
  • -Accessible bathroom
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Picnic area
  • -Garden
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Designated smoking areas
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • -Outdoor furniture
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking