Fiordland, South Island.

by Gerard Hall-Jones

Publisher: South Island Publicity Association of New Zealand in Christchurch

Written in English
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Edition Notes

Cover title: New Zealand, Fiordland.

ContributionsSouth Island Publicity Association of New Zealand.
LC ClassificationsDU430.F5 H3
The Physical Object
Pagination[17] p.
Number of Pages17
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5764802M
LC Control Number71359128

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Fiordland National Park is in the southwest of New Zealand’s South Island. It’s known for the glacier-carved fiords of Doubtful and Milford sounds. A beech forest trail on the sandy Milford shore offers views of towering Mitre Peak. Nearby, the craggy Earl Mountains are reflected in the glassy surface of Mirror Lakes.   After being quarantined at Somes Island for nearly two months, they are shipped to Bluff, transferred to a government steamer and released at Supper Cove, Dusky Sound, Fiordland, on April 6, One female breaks its leg at the shoulder in a fight with another animal upon release. One cow is shot within weeks of liberation. Fiordland is miles of stunning coastline between the Tasman Sea and Fiordland National Park along the southwest corner of New Zealand’s South Island. Reachable only by air or boat, this World Heritage Site features 14 glacier-carved Location: Breaksea Sound, Southland , New Zealand. The Tuatapere Hump Ridge Track is a 3 day loop walk that takes hikers along the south coast of New Zealand, up to the sub-alpine zone of the Hump Ridge, and over historic viaducts in the heart of native forest. Our two backcountry lodges are in superb locations, each offering a unique stopping point along the walk.

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Fiordland is located in South Island. View tour tour in Fiordland, South Island. Find out which tour to book when you are travelling in New Zealand and book tour online.

Fiordland, on New Zealand's South Island, is home to the spectacular Milford Sound and Doubtful Sound.

Stay in Te Anua or Manapouri to explore the breathtaking treasures of Fiordland by water, air or hiking. If you picture New Zealand, it might just be Fiordland National Park that flashes into your mind’s eye.

Part of the Te Wāhipounamu (Southwest New Zealand) World Heritage Area, this formidable tract of mountains and forest spann sq km has deeply recessed sounds (technically fiords) that spider inland from the Tasman Sea. Milford Sound Overnight Cruise.

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The Routeburn Track is one of the shorter Great Walks. Hiking (known as 'tramping' here) may be the South Island's quintessential activity, but there are racier ways to immerse yourself in its landscapes. Tumble down the Buller or Rangitata Rivers in a raft, or paddle the glassy coves of the Marlborough Sounds, Abel Tasman National Park or Fiordland.

In winter, slice up the slopes around Wanaka. Fiordland National Park is one of New Zealand’s most legendary parks, and, and its largest national park, covering 4,square-miles in the southwest corner of the South Island. Here you’ll discover extraordinary scenic beauty, with 14 fiords, including the one of the country’s most famous, Milford Sound.

Fiordland is a geographic region of New Zealand, which is located on the south western corner of its South Island. Regarded as one of the most awe-inspiring and beautiful parts of New Zealand, this region is carved by glaciers that are overyears old.

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Fiordland is one of the southern hemisphere’s great wilderness regions, and one of the most dramatic and beautiful parts of New Zealand. Dominated by the snow-capped Southern Alps, deep lakes and ocean-flooded, steep valleys – Fiordland has achieved World Heritage status for its stunning natural features and its role in demonstrating the world’s evolutionary history.

Sea kayaking is an active way to explore Fiordland in a small, personalised group. Several specialist companies offer a range of trips - from overnighters to six-day adventures.

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Covid Travel Advice for Existing Customers. Click here. Sometimes called the 'Sound of Silence' Doubtful Sound is the deepest ( metres) and second longest (40 kilometres) of the South Island's fiords.

The powerful serenity of the fiord, named Doubtful Harbour by Captain James Cook, who didn't sail into the inlet because it looked a bit tight, contrasts with the nearby Milford Sound. Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher. Lonely Planet's New Zealand's South Island is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await and swim the crystal-clear waters of glorious Abel Tasman National Park; cruise through a world-renowned collage of waterfalls, verdant cliffs and peaks, /5(32).

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COVID Update: To limit the spread of the coronavirus, attractions may be closed or have partial closures. Please consult government travel advisories before booking. More information can be found here. Te Anau, on the shores of the South Island’s largest lake, is the gateway to Fiordland and provides a perfect base to explore the area.

Home to Mitre Peak, and stunning fiords, Fiordland is known as the sightseeing and walking capital of the world. Hike the Milford Track. Cruise overnight on Doubtful Sound. Fiordland Lodge (South Island, New Zealand) TERMS AND CONDITIONS – CANCELLATIONS A non-refundable deposit of 50% per person is due within 10 days of booking to hold both space and guides on all packages.

No space or guides will be held without receipt of deposit. Full pre-payment is due 90 days prior to date of trip. Getting to Doubtful Sound is an adventure in itself. With no direct road access, the only way you can to get to Doubtful Sound is by a cruise across Lake Manapouri and a coach trip over Wilmot Pass.

This isolation makes the fiord a very special, private place, a place only those in the know get to see. If you’d like to experience the pristine. Te Anau is the 'Gateway to Fiordland' being the closest town to Milford Sound, a scenic 2½ hour drive away.

The proximity of 3 of New Zealand's 9 Great Walks places Te Anau firmly on the map as 'The Walking Capital of the World'. Fiordland is home to The Milford Track, Kepler Track and Routeburn Track. The South Island features some of New Zealand’s best loved locations, from Milford Sound to Queenstown.

Including cruises on Milford Sound, scenic flights over the Southern Alps, walks through the beech forests of the Haast Pass and sightseeing in Punakaiki, this tour packs a lot of exciting experiences in to its eight days.

Fiordland is guaranteed to awe with its dramatic, glacier-carved landscapes. Here you'll find Milford, Dusky and Doubtful Sounds - all magnificent in their own right.

Fiordland National Park also includes three of New Zealand's Great Walks: the Milford, Kepler, and Routeburn Tracks. About Fiordland National Park. Fiordland occupies much of the south-west coast of the South Island and penetrates a good distance inland.

It lies within a protected wilderness called 'Fiordland National Park'. It is the largest national park .SAVE! See Tripadvisor's Fiordland National Park, Southland Region hotel deals and special prices on 30+ hotels all in one spot.

Find the perfect. The debate will begin again after claims from a former moose hunting guide in Canada that he spotted one of the animals in the South Island's Fiordland National Park.