Lake Manapouri

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Our vessel for crossing lake
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Only way into Fiordland National Park
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Lake area:  142 sq km
Fifth largest lake in New Zealand
Has 33 islands
Shoreline 170 km
Catchment 1388 sq km
Maximum depth 444 km
Second deepest lake in New Zealand (deepest is Lake Hauroko at 462 m)
Mean height above sea level 178 m
Deepest part below sea level 266 m


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