A stupendous lake in the South Islands of New Zealand, The Lake Manapouri is located within the Fiordland National Park, and the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Site. The natural channel of the lake is the Waiau River. It has four arms namely - North, South, West and Hope. A cluster of thirty three islands are dotted here and there amid which some twenty two are thickly forested. The West Arm of the Lake is very significant because it supplies hydroelectric through the Manapouri Power Station which unfetters water through two ten kilometers tunnels till the Doubtful Sound and the sea. Lake Manapouri is said to be the most gorgeous lake of New Zealand. The huge silver stretch of water with the green emerald like islands analogous to gems covered on a silver plate and the Blue Fiordland Mountains as the milieu makes the setting as charismatic as ecstasy.