Synopses & Reviews
Make tracks across the spectacular range of New Zealand landscapes. The deep valleys of Fiordland and Mt Aspiring beckon, the Marlborough Sounds call, the volcanoes of Tongariro are steaming. Explore on foot the natural wonders of this country from coast to Cook.
In This Guide:
Foreword by New Zealand adventurer Peter Hillary.
53 detailed trail descriptions for trampers of all levels.
Color section on the Great Walks of New Zealand.
Two-color contour maps for all featured tramps.
Essential accommodation and transport information.
Expert advice on equipment, health and environmentally responsible walking.
'these smart and exhaustively researched guides have become the gold standard for serious, independent travelers.' --San Francisco Chronicle
This guide lays out dozens of hikes in all corners of New Zealand, with route descriptions for both classic tramps and less publicized ones. Practical information on transportation, equipment and accommodations will prove invaluable, as will the background on the country from a hiker's perspective, the illustrated flora and fauna section and the facts on the national parks.
New Zealand's Milford Track is so popular that reservations are needed to enjoy the four-day walk. This is a guide to this and other treks in the country.