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HikeMilesVerticalTimeRating
Fiordland National Park
Milford Track
33.1
4160
21:34
8
Dubbed "the finest walk in the world," this 4-day backpacking trip starts at the end of Lake Te Anau. Much of the tramp is through dense rain forest. The third day is the best, as it includes the hike up and over Mackenzie Pass with thFiordland National Park
Mt. Aspiring National Park
Routeburn Track
20.0
4780
16:35
8
3-day backpacking trip. The first day through beech forest, the second is up and over Harris Saddle, and then the third day through more beech forest, past several beautiful waterfalls.
Marlborough Sounds
Queen Charlotte Track
5.0
690
3:16
7
A day hike along a crowded stretch of trail along the water's edge.
Abel Tasman National Park
Abel Tasman Coast Track
6.0
500
5:13
8
A beautiful day hike with great beaches and views of the bays below.
Arthur's Pass
Bealey Spur
[Arthur's Pass National Park, New Zealand]
6.5
1920
4:54
8
A day hike up to the Bealey Spur hut. The weather wasn't good so we didn't go up to the top, but there are plenty of great views of the Bealey River valley and surrounding mountains. Some nice beech forest, as well.
Rainbow Nature Hike
[Arthur's Pass Wilderness Lodge, New Zealand]
1.9
305
1:18
7
Short nature walk starting from the lodge.
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New Zealand Trip Report
[trip report]
Three and a half weeks in New Zealand, visiting Auckland, the Nelson region, Christchurch (and Arthur's Pass), and Queenstown.



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