Visit Lake Brunner on the West Coast

Looking for somewhere to help cope with that scorching New Zealand heat? Why not visit Lake Brunner on the West Coast! Perfect for some swimming, water activities and even fishing! Add the lake to your stack today to get one step closer to paradise!

Where can I find lake Brunner?

Lake Brunner can be found on the edge of the nearest town of Moana.

Lake Brunner is the largest lake on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. The lake is located next to the town of Moana and is highly cherished by the locals. It is even referred to as a mecca for brown trout fishing all year round.

When visiting the lake, you can choose from a wide range of different activities to keep you entertained! These activities include jet boating, yachting, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, and fishing! Or if none of those takes your fancy, why not just take your time to relax and unwind in the beautiful scenery.

Surprisingly, visitors in the past have said that the best time to visit the lake is in the winter, with crisp, clear weather and stunning views of the Southern Alps.

  • Famous for high-quality brown trout
  • Perfect to visit all year round
  • If taking part in the water activities, remember to pack your swimsuit, towel and sunscreen
  • The TranzAlpine train stops at the side of the lake in the town of Moana


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