The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track, situated in the South West corner of the South Island is part of Fiordland National Park, dominating the landsceape from Lake Hauroko to Te Waewae Bay.
The Tongariro Crossing is a spectacular trek across New Zealand's Tongariro National Park World Heritage Area, starting from Mangatepopo and ending at Ketetahi. It has been described as one of New Zealand's best one-day treks.
This 71 km 4 day/3 night walk requires a moderate level of fitness. Highlights include panoramic coastal views, lush native forest, ECO tour and dolphin watching and resort accommodation.
Fiordland National Park is perfect for the independent spirit who has a reasonable level of fitness and is prepared to carry all their own provisions and utilise Department of Conservation huts.
This full day walk starts from Queenstown with a scenic drive over the Crown Range (or pick up from Wanaka) and into the Matukituki Valley west of Lake Wanaka in the Mount Aspiring National Park.
Explore remote lake and valley systems whilst enjoying the vistas of Aoraki Mt Cook and Mt Aspiring. A sense of isolation and wilderness is a strong feature of this trip!