Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand - Abel Tasman, Kahurangi & Nelson Lakes (PDF Chapter)
This is the Abel Tasman, Kahurangi & Nelson Lakes chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand guidebook.
The Nelson region is a trampers’ paradise, offering a mind-blowing diversity of landscapes and experiences, from swimming in golden coves to traversing a plateau strewn with ancient rock formations, or exploring alpine peaks and passes with views as far as the eye can see.
- explore a series of beautiful beaches and bays on the Abel Tasman Coast Track
- follow in historic footsteps through varied scenery on the Heaphy Track
- climb a challenging alpine pass on the picturesque Lake Angelus Track
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Abel Tasman National Park, Abel Tasman Coast Track, Kahurangi National Park, Heaphy Track, Wangapeka Track, Tableland Circuit, Nelson Lakes National Park, Lake Angelus Track, Travers-Sabine Circuit, St Arnaud Range Track, Towns & Facilities: Nelson, Motueka, Marahau, Takaka, Karamea, St Arnaud.