New Zealand National Parks
Fiordland National Park is New Zealand's largest national park, covering the South Island's southwestern corner. Waterfalls, fiords, ice-carved islands and mountain valleys characterise this magical monument to nature.
Abel Tasman National Park is a very pretty national park with amazing beaches, breathtaking cliff walks, inland forests and plenty of peace and quiet. The mild climate makes it popular all year round.
Arthur's Pass National Park is over 1,000 square kilometres of rainforest, gorges, tracks, raging rivers and serene valleys, at the heart of the Southern Alps. Come to ski, tramp, paddle or just marvel at the wonder of nature.
Egmont National Park is a circular national park on the North Island's west coast, home to an intense rainforest landscape, a towering volcanic mountain, and yet close to the sea.
Mount Cook National Park is 700 square kilometres of awesome glaciers and snow-capped mountains which include 19 of the country's highest 20 peaks. Aoraki/Mount Cook is the crowning jewel, a must-see for any true nature lover.
Westland Te Poutini National Park is one of New Zealand's wildest national parks, offering glaciers, dense rainforest, hot springs and remote beaches. Home to the famous Franz Josef and Fox Glaciers.
Tongariro National Park sees amazing natural wonders in a volcanic paradise in the centre of the North Island, with ski fields, waterfalls and some of the country's best tramping trails. Lake Taupo is on the doorstep.
Paparoa National Park is a coastal and forested national park between Greymouth and Westport, famous for the Pancake Rocks, spectacular clifftop crags and the Dolomite Point blowholes. Ocean and woodland in perfect harmony.
Whanganui National Park is a picturesque national park in the southwestern North Island, offering incredible scenery, both lowland and high cliffs, and some fantastic walking trails. Ideal for camping families.
Rakiura National Park is New Zealand's newest national park, on the rough and ruggedly beautiful Stewart Island. Majestic forests, scenic nature reserves and the world's best place to find wild kiwi.
Te Urewera National Park is over 2,000 square kilometres of lakes, mountains and remote forest, in the northeast of the North Island. Lots of fantastic tramping tracks, bundles of wildlife, and amazing photo opportunities.
Landsborough River -West Coast
Fruit Stall - Cromwell
Roaring Meg - Central Otago
TSS Earnslaw, Queenstown
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