Hiking The Westland National Park

The 3rd most popular hiking trail in New Zealand.

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West of Christchurch and south of Franz Josef, the Westland Tai Poutini National Park has numerous trails open to hiking. Make sure to check out the Fox Glacier and the Franz Josef Glacier.

Overall, Westland National Park is the 3rd most popular hiking trail of all 15 hikes in New Zealand.


Local Contact(s):  Westland National Park 64-3-752-0796

Recommended Book:  "Tramping in New Zealand" from Jim DuFresne

Recommended Map:  "New Zealand Adventure Map" from National Geographic

Date Published:  1/6/2016

Date Updated:  8/21/2016

ID:  6778


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