Great Alpine Highway, Westland National Park (Te Wahipounamu)

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Great Alpine Highway meanders through stunning mountain landscape and green valleys, allowing travelers to admire snowcapped crests, waterfalls, steep hills, and rivers crisscrossing fertile plains. One of the most appealing stops on the highways is Castle Hill, home of huge and unusual rock formations jutting from the grass. Restrooms and restaurants along the way provide plenty of chances to stop, rest, and grab a meal. By using our Fox Glacier travel itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Great Alpine Highway and other attractions in Fox Glacier.
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  • I travel this road regularly. Often with overseas visitors. This is the Route over Arthurs Pass. From Springfield to Kumara Junction on the West Coast. Plan to take a complete day to make this trip, a...  more »
  • This drive is the ultimate in sea view vistas. Everywhere is somewhere you want to stop and take a photo. I love this drive, I love this country  more »
  • You might not see too many cars on the road even in summer, but you would never feel isolated. As you would be surrounded by the spectacular beauty coming on the way or around you, which was full of v...  more »