Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Te Anau

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#5 of 52 in Parks in Southland Region
Marvel at towering peaks, glacial gorges, and countless deep lakes at Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), the largest preserve of its kind in the nation. The 14 fjords in the park, carved out during the Ice Age, are graced by waterfalls, forested hills, and imposing rock faces throughout. Grab some comfortable shoes and hit the path along one of the park's many hiking trails, exploring stands of lush forest and rugged alpine stretches along your way. Keep your eyes peeled as you delve into the park for some of the area's diverse wildlife, including seals, dolphins, deer, kiwi birds, takahes, and the kakapo, an extremely rare species of flightless parrot. Using our world travel planner, Te Anau attractions like Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This is truely a stunning part of the world with a picture postcard photo around most corners. Peaceful znd serene.  more »
  • Another must if you are travelling in the south island of New Zealand. The area is spectacular, is it hard to describe the beauty of this place.  more »
  • Passed through part of the national park on our way to Milford Sound. The change in scenery from farmland to massive mountains and sheer cliffs was amazing. There are several stops along the route to ...  more »
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