Fiordland National Park

Breathtaking slice of nature

A beautiful part of New Zealand with remarkable natural environment featuring stunning fiords, shimmering lakes, spectacular waterfalls and snow-capped peaks.

Fiordland National Park is the largest national park in New Zealand, and home to 14 fiords. It occupies the southwest corner of the South Island, and is a major part of the Te Wahipounamu World Heritage site. This Southland region is one of the most visited by tourists.

Designated a national park in 1952, Fiordland covers 1.2 million hectares of wilderness, with deep lakes and valleys, untouched rainforest, spectacular ice-carved fiords, pristine mountain and sea vistas. Within the National Park lies Milford Sound, a stunning natural attraction with views of Mitre Peak and Doubtful Sound. Doubtful Sound is another fiord with cascading waterfalls and serene beauty, home to bottlenose dolphins, seals and penguins.

The massive fjords are the major tourist attraction but, it is also known for it wide variety of amazing trails such as, the famous Kepler Track, Routeburn Track and Milford Track, all with unbeatable views. Fiordland’s geological background has created a diverse range of flora and fauna, plant and animal species that are unique to this region. It is also home to native birds of New Zealand such as: kiwis, keas, käkäpo and takahē.

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Fiordland National Park
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