Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Te Anau

(4.9/5 based on 440+ 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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  • Untouched nature and relative tourist arm, God, thank! Really gorgeous! The many parks are beautiful, much nicer than the land around the sound to the Milford Sound. Much time and lunch bag!
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  • The visitor Centre contains a wealth of of useful information, leaflets, maps etc and the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful.  more »
  • This is mother nature at her finest - absolutely untouched beautiful and postcard worthy landscape. I wish we had more time to explore, but for the small snapshot that we saw, we were convinced. It's ...  more »