Fiordland National Park New Zealand


Base of Stirling Falls, Milford Sound, New Zealand

Beautiful waterfalls against the rock and greenery of New Zealand’s Fiordland National Park

Fiordland National Park is a natural wilderness area located in the southwestern part of New Zealand’s South Island. It was designated a National park in 1952 and World Heritage area in 1986. The park spans 2° from 44° to 46° south and is the largest national park in New Zealand. A wild and remote area, the park covers 3.1 million acres or 5% of New Zealand.

600 Kilometers of Trails

Fiordland National Park New Zealand is the largest remaining wildness area in the country. Contains mountains, 14 Fiords, marine reserves, and rugged coasting. The landscape features 600 kilometers of trails, tracks, and routes including Milford, Routeburn, Kepler Great Walks, Hollyford, and Hump Ridge Tracks. The trails provide access to fiords, sea coast, lakes, falls, alpine areas and forests. Visitors can view historic sites, island sancturies, and endangered spiecies.

Gear: Nikon D4S camera, 24-70mm f2.8 Nikkor lens. 
Settings: Focal length 56mm; exposure 1/500 sec; f8; ISO 1,100.
GPS: 344°36’37.284″ S 167°52’11.112″ E

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