Murchison Mountains, Fiordland National ParkPHOTO: JamesReardon.org
New Zealand's national parks contain some of our most treasured wilderness areas. Watch the TV series Wild about New Zealand to see our national parks showcased.
Tongariro is New Zealand's oldest national park and a dual World Heritage area.
The Whanganui River winds its way from the mountains to the Tasman Sea through countless hills and valleys.
Egmont National Park can be found on the western coast of New Zealand's North Island.
Abel Tasman National Park is renowned for its golden beaches, sculptured granite cliffs, and its world-famous coast track.
Located in the northwest corner of New Zealand's South Island, Kahurangi is New Zealand's second largest national park.
Nelson Lakes National Park is situated in the north of New Zealand's South Island.
Luxuriant coastal forest, limestone cliffs and canyons, caves and underground streams, and an absolutely spectacular coastline, are all packed into one national park.
Arthur’s Pass National Park is in the heart of the Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o te Moana.
The park extends from the highest peaks of the Southern Alps/Kā Tiritiri o te Moana, to the rugged and remote beaches of the wild West Coast.
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3,000 metres including New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook.
Mount Aspiring National Park is a wonderful mixture of remote wilderness, high mountains and beautiful river valleys.
Fiordland National Park (established in 1952) has spectacular ice-carved fiords, lakes and valleys, rugged granite tops and pristine mountain to sea vistas.
Rakiura National Park is located on Stewart Island/Rakiura.