Jurassic Park Tramps

“One of the best and most economical ways to see New Zealand is to tramp your way through it,” suggests Canadian  freelance writer Vawn Himmelsbach, whose favourite tramps include: the Northern Circuit & Tongariro Crossing, the Abel Tasman Coast Track and the Routeburn, “arguably one of the best alpine tramps” in the country. Tramping in New Zealand means “you’ll find a little bit of everything, from mountains to volcanoes to fiords to glaciers to beaches – all surrounded by primeval forests. With some of the oldest plant forms on earth, you’ll feel like you’re on the set of Jurassic Park.”


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Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

Your Ultimate South Island Travel Guide

“New Zealand’s South Island is undoubtedly one of the world’s most beautiful places, where golden beaches and dense rainforests border the snow-capped Southern Alps and adventures are endless. But for those…