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Fiordland National Park
About Fiordland National Park
Where on earth can you soar above mountains, wake up to the smell of hot pancakes in isolated wilderness locations, and enjoy some of the most spectacular scenery the world has to offer? Fiordland National Park of course!

Quite simply, there's nothing quite like waking up in a warm hut to the aroma of hot pancakes and coffee. The air is fresh, the scene serene and the only sound is the wind in the trees.

The walks and huts found within Fiordland National Park offer a sense of freedom and escape seldom found in today's busy world, and to discover this region you don't need to be a mountaineer.

In fact, to reach many huts you need not stray far. But then again, should you wish to really get away from it all, some 1.2 million hectares of park awaits exploration.

The Great Walks: the Milford, Kepler and Routeburn Tracks provide a chance to enjoy nature and gain an appreciation for truly fresh air, while the Hollyford, Greenstone Caples and Tuatapere Hump Ridge Tracks offer a smorgasbord of spectacular scenery.

Short walks in the park also provide inspiration and satisfaction. Ask at the Department of Conservation for a list of suggestions for short walks on the Milford Road or elsewhere within the Fiordland National Park.

For a bird's eye view of Fiordland, try a scenic flight. When tramping through the mountains they look awfully steep, but from the air the ridgelines and sheer cliffs of rock fall dramatically beneath your feet.