Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Te Anau
(4.9/5 based on 400 reviews on the web)
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. With our world travel planner, Te Anau attractions like Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu) can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Fiordland National Park is the largest in the country. It has an area of 1.25 million of hectares, which is double of you than the next largest park. It has a confusing and abrupt topography, rugged coast, dense forest and challenging climate have caused that the region has not developed roads or towns. Named as World Heritage since 1986 for its incredible natural features.
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  • Yup another stunning site in NZ! Def make the effort to visit and spend some time, the trees, waters, sky, wildlife! All spectacular! Charge ur camera!! 
  • The Park is beautiful, snowy mountains, many sheep farms, the beautiful little town of Te Anau, many lakes and many avalanches occurred in the mountains.
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