New Zealand, an island nation located on the Pacific Ocean, is a country known for its natural scenic beauty. Being one of the latter landmasses to be occupied by humans, New Zealand boasts of breathtaking scenic beauty, pristine natural features and awe-inspiring sights. Cities such as Auckland, Wellington, Dunedin and Christchurch are some the most popular and exciting cities of New Zealand, which are also some of the hottest tourist destinations in the country.
Starting from the resort town of Queenstown located in the Otago region, the Routeburn Track is one of the most exciting highlights of the area. This winding track stretches over 32km and usually takes close to 3 – 4 days to complete, and offers a range of magnificent views which are sure to leave any hiker in absolute awe! The track crosses the breathtaking Southern Alps of New Zealand, and even passes two of the region’s most popular national parks; the Mt. Aspiring National Park and the Fiordland National Park. The Routeburn Track offers spectacular sights of beautiful landscapes, snow capped peaks, lush alpine basins, sparkling lakes and rivers, and thick undisturbed forests which are sure to engulf you with a sense of serenity and awe. The area is also known for its thriving birdlife, and is home to many native species such as the Fantail, the Yellowhead and the Bellbird. The Routeburn Track is an excellent opportunity for the whole family to embark on a marvellous journey through some of nature’s most beautiful sights and blissful features, which is sure to be an unforgettable experience.