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The most beautiful national parks of New Zealand

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Petr Liška
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The most beautiful national parks of New Zealand
Inserted: 06.03.2021
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com
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New Zealand is an incredibly diverse corner of the world – from the mountains to the rainforests from the volcanoes to the beautiful coastline. No wonder you will find a number of beautiful national parks here. Let's take a look at the most beautiful ones

1.
Fiordland National Park

The most beautiful area of New Zealand

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The Southwest of South Island of New Zealand occupies an amazing natural area – Fiordland. The most well… continue reading

2.
Aoraki - Mount Cook National Park

The highest mountains of New Zealand

Altitude: 3 458 m / 11 345 ft

In the mountains of the Southern Alps on the South Island you will find the highest mountain in New Zealand –… continue reading

3.
Tongariro National Park

The volcanic heart of the North Island

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The northern island is the volcanic, fiery part of New Zealand and its center is the Tongariro National Park.… continue reading

4.
Egmont National Park

Wild nature around the sleeping volcano

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On the west coast of the North Island is the second oldest national park in New Zealand. Its distinctive… continue reading

5.
Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Glaciers almost to the sea

Altitude: 728 m / 2 388 ft

Westland Tai Poutini National Park is interesting in that it starts at the highest peaks in New Zealand … continue reading

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Abel Tasman National Park

The most beautiful beaches of New Zealand

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Almost at the very northern end of the South Island you will find the magical Abel Tasman National Park named… continue reading

7.
Mount Aspiring National Park

A beautiful area for hiking

Altitude: 1 380 m / 4 528 ft

Mount Aspiring National Park is one of the largest and most desolate national parks in New Zealand. It is… continue reading

8.
Paparoa National Park

Limestone karst overgrown with jungle

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| Altitude: 12 m / 39 ft

Paparoa National Park protects a beautiful karst area that reaches all the way to the sea. Limestone rocks… continue reading

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Kahurangi National Park

Forests of the northwest of the South Island

Altitude: 608 m / 1 995 ft

Kahurangi National Park is the second largest national park in New Zealand and covers the entire northwest of… continue reading

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Arthur's Pass National Park

The oldest national park on the South Island

Altitude: 1 219 m / 3 999 ft

Arthur's Pass National Park is the third oldest national park in New Zealand and the first in the South… continue reading

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