Craigieburn Conservation Park extends from the Waimakariri River to the Wilberforce River - with braided rivers, beech valleys, tussock grasslands, alpine screes and rugged mountain peaks over 2300 metres high.
The historic West Harper Hut, Craigieburn Conservati
Remote high country lakes, beech-clad mountains, wide rivers and hot springs complete this picturesque landscape, a tramper’s mecca and a safe haven for endangered species.
This site contains information on several tracks and walks in the Lake Sumner park.
Franz Josef is famous for its spectacular glacier, but if you spend time to explore you will discover there is more to see than this magnificent river of ice. The area stretches from isolated beaches beside the Tasman Sea to some of New Zealand's highest peaks.
Hokitika is the gateway to an enormous range of recreational opportunities.
There are many short walks for people who are passing through with only a few hours to spare and a variety of longer tramps for the more hardened explorers.
The Buller region is wonderfully diverse, stretching from the majestic limestone formations of the Paparoa coastline region to the lush temperate rainforest of the Oparara Basin.
Walking opportunities are as diverse as the landscape, it is possible to visit a seal colony in the morning, th