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Explore National Parks and engage with Native Wildlife

New Zealand is home to 13 national parks, including 5 with heritage status and they protect some of our most treasured scenery that will truly take your breath away. The parks are also home to many rare plants and animals with Mount Aspiring National Park being home to nearly 60 species of birds and more than 400 species of moths and butterflies. There are hikes to suit all levels of difficulty across both the North and South Islands whether it be a summit climb in Egmont National Park or a relaxing adventure through the Abel Tasman. Visitors can enjoy a variety of ways to explore and enjoy including hiking, cycling, kayaking and guided tours. There really is something for everyone! Read our blogs below and you will be able to start planning your trip into all things Nature in New Zealand.

Franz Josef Glacier
How to visit the Glaciers in New Zealand
Scenic View out over stewart Island
Visiting Stewart Island, a taste of real New Zealand
Fabulous fall: New Zealand’s autumn colours and where to find them
Journey to Mount Cook
Discover the many ways to explore Mount Cook National Park
New Zealand - a beautiful nation of birds
Te Anau
The best of Te Anau is right here! 5 activities not to miss on your next visit
Scenic Drives in New Zealand: Wanaka to Mt.Cook National Park
Adventure with us: Tongariro National Park
Want to see Dunedin’s bird life?
Feel the burn on the Routeburn Track
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