Travel Blogs from Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand

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KAHURANGI NATIONAL PARK, Kahurangi national park, New Zealand travel blog

KAHURANGI NATIONAL PARK

A travel blog entry by littlelow

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We moved onto our next National Park, which was massive, It was off highway 60 again, down Cobb Road, to Cobb Resevoir, it took us 3 hours to get here!!! It was approx 28KM of gravel, but the drive was stunning, we were getting happier and happier the ...

Eaten Alive, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Eaten Alive

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... gezeigt. Ob ich ihn noch einmal wandere, weiss ich nicht, vielleicht in Kombination mit einem anderen Track durch den Kahurangi Park, der einen wieder zurueck in den Tasman District bringt. Gruss Ralf P.S. Heaphy Track Fun Fact The trailheads ...

Welcome to the Wet Coast, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Welcome to the Wet Coast

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Kia Ora, am Morgen regnete es immer noch. Habe eine kurze Pause im Regen genutzt um mein Zelt abzubauen, dann wurde es allerdings schlimmer (der Brasilianer war bis 12 Uhr dann im Zelt bevor die naechste Pause es ihm erlaubte sein Zelt ...

The Downs, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

The Downs

A travel blog entry by schwate

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... er ueber den Track schob). Am Abend hat es dann angefangen zu regnen, nun, im Zelt werde ich nicht nass, aber mein Zelt wird nass... Gruss Ralf P.S. Heaphy Track Fun Fact The Heaphy Track is the longest of the New Zealand Great Walks ...

Great Walk Number Three, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Great Walk Number Three

A travel blog entry by schwate

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Kia Ora, mein dritter great Walk hat mich auf den Heaphy Track gefuehrt, im Kahurangi NP, einem der groessten NPs Neuseelands. Man kommt ganz gut mit dem Bus zum Beginn des Tracks, dann geht es allerdings erstmal 600m bergauf ins Hochland. Das ...

Matt the Tramp-er hiking the Heaphy Track, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Matt the Tramp-er hiking the Heaphy Track

A travel blog entry by mattoliver

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So, here I was, the start of 82K's through the Kahurangi National Park, The Heaphy Track, named after Major Charles Heaphy. Huts equipped with gas, coal and wood line the track, offering bunks to sleep for $10 a night in the winter, or $18 a night if you ...

Life in the Backcountry: When Nature Calls, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Life in the Backcountry: When Nature Calls

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson

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... a description of all the different $200-$500 devices that have been invented to carry "it" out of the backcountry with you. Here in New Zealand though, the tramping tracks are quite well set up, in terms of facilities.  Every hut and shelter (most of ...

Kahurangi National Park, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Kahurangi National Park

A travel blog entry by martinastravels

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... . Paul har knċpat ihop en bra och interssant text om Kahurangi National Park och Cobb Valley; Kahurangi National Park is the 2:nd largest national park in New Zealand after Fiordland. It contains the oldest landmass in New Zealand with rocks dating back ...

Day 18-23, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Day 18-23

A travel blog entry by codyleds

... of the morning then joined and eventually climbed and went swimming. Then we drove to our first campsite in the kahuangi national park. Still sick. Also the sandfly problem in this country is fucking ridiculous. They are everywhere and bite you and make ...

Mount Arthur: Attempt #1, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Mount Arthur: Attempt #1

A travel blog entry by caroline1077

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Hi Everyone! Oh My! I am so sorry that it has been so long. Since Jeff and Sally have gotten home, I have been having FANTASTIC adventures every chance possible. This first adventure of many, though, I will proudly say I did all on my own. I attempted ...

The Heaphy Track: Long Distance & Lots of Rain, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

The Heaphy Track: Long Distance & Lots of Rain

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson

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After we left Abel Tasman National Park, it was a short drive north to the Golden Bay area and Kahurangi National Park.  Kahurangi, according to Lonely Planet, means "Treasured Possession", and is the second largest National Park in the Country. ...

Life in the New Zealand Backcountry: Rain, Kahurangi National Park, New Zealand travel blog

Life in the New Zealand Backcountry: Rain

A travel blog entry by keith.robinson

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... sprinkle turns to a steady rain - this seems to happen more often than not - which usually, in my limited experience here in in New Zealand, will last for 30-60 minutes.  At that point, the wind will blow the clouds away and it will clear long ...

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