Category: National Parks

This guide to National Parks compiled by New Zealand’s Information Network as a means of introducing you to our top natural attractions. We will provide an overview of the character, striking features and wildlife of each park, and will outline the major walking and tramping tracks.

National Parks

This guide to National Parks compiled by New Zealand’s Information Network as a means of…

Whanganui

Cut loose in a canoe or ‘boot it’ deep into the interior of the largest…

Tongariro

Tread a path through the restless, contorted, moonscape terrain of New Zealand’s most spectacular volcanic…

Rakiura

You are invited to visit New Zealand’s southernmost sanctuary and newest national park. It occupies…

Te Urewera

Welcome to the timeless, mist-shrouded valleys of the Whirinaki, Whakatane, Waimana and the jewel-like Lake…

Paparoa

Witness the weird water-sculptured wonders of ‘Limestone Country’ on the wild West Coast of New…

Mt Aspiring

Journey into a tramper’s paradise of cloud-piercing mountains, one hundred glaciers, boulder-strewn rivers and dense…

Westland Tai Poutini

Soar high above the sparkling permanent snowfields, which feed giant ‘rivers of ice’ on New…

Nelson Lakes

If you would like to climb to ‘rocky mountain high’ from the valley below, then…

Kahurangi

Step into an ecological wonderland and marvel at the astounding diversity of New Zealand’s second…

Egmont

Walk on the wild side by climbing the scoria-strewn slopes of a dormant volcano, which…

Fiordland

Gaze in awe at the world’s highest sea cliffs, which rise sheer out of the…

Arthur’s Pass

Welcome to a different world of rock, ice and snow, and a place where delicate…

Aoraki Mt Cook

Sample the high life on a grand scale, in the midst of a breathtaking glacial…

Abel Tasman

Welcome to the wonderful world of the Abel Tasman - New Zealand’s smallest, sunniest and…