Ata Whenua – Shadowland’, an unforgettable journey over the World Heritage listed wilderness

“Ata Whenua – Shadowland” (or ‘Fiordland on Film’) is a movie with its own cinema. Te Anau‘s award-winning architecturally designed Fiordland Cinema was built to screen the locally filmed movie in 2004. The large curved screen and state of the art 7.1 Dolby surround sound make viewing this spectacular cinematic experience of Fiordland unforgettable.

The 32 minute movie brings rarely seen Fiordland World Heritage status wilderness to you. It is mysterious, evocative, exhilarating and utterly spectacular. Filmed mostly from helicopter across extremes of season, climate and terrain, it takes you on an unforgettable journey. A cinematic journey through one of the most awe-inspiring landscapes on earth.