Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand - Canterbury, Arthur's Pass & Aoraki/Mt Cook (PDF Chapter)

Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand - Canterbury, Arthur's Pass & Aoraki/Mt Cook (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Canterbury, Arthur’s Pass & Aoraki/Mt Cook chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand guidebook.

For trampers, Canterbury is all about the mountains, be it the tightly packed peaks of Arthur’s Pass National Park or the valleys and view points that unveil 3724m Aoraki/Mt Cook.

  • spot wildlife galore with seascapes to boot on the Banks Track
  • maps
  • climb high above Arthur’s Pass on Avalanche Peak, the South Island’s most scenic day tramp
  • transport
  • ascend lofty peaks to view Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park on the Mueller Hut Route
  • restaurants & accommodation
  • Coverage includes: Banks Track, St James Walkway, Arthur’s Pass National Park, Avalanche Peak, Goat Pass Track, Harper Pass, Bealey Spur, Aoraki/Mt Cook National Park, Mueller Hut Route, Towns & Facilities: Christchurch, Akaroa, Hanmer Springs, Arthur’s Pass, Mt Cook Village.

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