Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand - Fiordland & Stewart Island/Rakiura (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Fiordland & Stewart Island/Rakiura chapter from Lonely Planet's Hiking & Tramping in New Zealand guidebook.

Welcome to the deep-green deep south, home to one of New Zealand’s finest outdoor treasures – Fiordland National Park. At 12,607 sq km it is the country’s largest national park and one of the largest in the world, and makes up half of Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand World Heritage Area. Synonymous with waterfalls, lakes and fiords, superlatives can’t describe its scenery.

  • experience lush rainforests, an alpine pass and waterfalls on the Milford Track, the ‘finest walk in the world’
  • maps
  • spend a full day surrounded by alpine beauty on the Kepler Track
  • transport
  • follow sheltered shores to beautiful beaches on the Rakiura Track
  • restaurants & accommodation

Coverage includes: Fiordland National Park, Milford Track, Hollyford Track, Kepler Track, Hump Ridge Track, Stewart Island/Rakiura, Rakiura Track, North West Circuit, Towns & Facilities: Te Anau, Tuatapere, Invercargill, Oban.

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