Fiordland National Park (Te Wahipounamu), Te Anau

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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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  • Consists of numerous rivers, snow capped mountains and of course the gateway to the breathtaking Milford sound.  more »
  • Amazing scenery everywhere you look. Keep a lookout for local flora and fauna as you are mesmerised by the mountains and waterfalls  more »
  • Queenstown from a little distance, but many remaining minutes untouched wilderness. I think of food a few days staying at Te Anau is best.
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