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Te Urewera

Te Urewera

Te Urewera is a large tract of remote, heavily forested land, featuring the famous Lake Waikaremoana.   More ▶︎
Whanganui National Park

Whanganui National Park

Lowland forest surrounding the long and sinuous Whanganui River, the longest navigable river in New Zealand. New Zealand's 11th national park, gazetted in 1986.   More ▶︎
Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park

The third-largest national park, although most of its space is under-utilised. The Routeburn is the second busiest trail in New Zealand. The Olivine Wilderness Area is located in this park. Mount Aspiring National Park is part of Te Wahipounamu World ...   More ▶︎
Kahurangi National Park

Kahurangi National Park

New Zealand's second largest, and youngest national park, dating from 1996. A large area of land at the top of the South Island with some easier and some more challenging walking along lengthy tracks. Home to the most diverse flora ...   More ▶︎
Abel Tasman National Park

Abel Tasman National Park

In many ways, the track that explores the golden shoreline of this coastal park and the park itself have become synonymous. When people say "Abel Tasman," they invariably mean both the park, New Zealand's smallest, and the track, New Zealand's ...   More ▶︎
Fiordland National Park

Fiordland National Park

New Zealand's largest park, with large areas of impenetrable wilderness. Includes the Glaisnock and Pembroke Wilderness Areas. Fiordland National Park is part of Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area. Highest point: 2746m (Mt Tutoko).   More ▶︎

Beginners' guide to... Visiting New Zealand

Coming hiking in New Zealand? Here's some basic local information to get you started.   More ▶︎
Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

Te Wāhipounamu - South West New Zealand World Heritage Area

This UNESCO World Heritage Area occupies the southwestern corner of New Zealand. It includes four national parks, and covers 10% of the New Zealand's land area.   More ▶︎
Tongariro National Park

Tongariro National Park

New Zealand's first national park andand one of the first to be created anywhere in the world. The volcanic heart of the North Island was given to the Crown by Horonuku Te Heuheu Tukino IV in 1887 and gazetted as ...   More ▶︎
Rakiura National Park

Rakiura National Park

New Zealand's newest and southernmost park, on Stewart Island.   More ▶︎
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Frequently Asked Questions

Quick answers to some common questions   More ▶︎