Guided walks, hiking and trekking from Wanaka

By , November 25, 2011 3:32 pm
Beech forest Mt Aspiring Nat. Park

Glorious forest walk: Glacier Burn track

Mt Aspiring Nat. Park, Glacier Burn track
Mt Avalanche and avalanche glacier
Guided trekking from Wanaka

Avalanche Glacier seen from Glacier Burn track

From Wanaka, drive about an hour up the Matukituki valley, cross the first ford, then walk across the first swing bridge and along the valley floor up the Eastern branch. Pass the old homestead, then up the Glacier Burn. Another great day out in Mt Aspiring National Park and spring time is fabulous to watch these healthy farm animals with their young all along the valley. The forest is rich and beautiful, here some more photos

Tawhai, Nothofagus menziesii

Supposedly a 'false beech', this one just magic

guided bush walk, Glacier Burn

delicious water and delightful mosses

Fauna & Flora NZ, Kio kio

Kio kio, Blechnum capense, part of the edible native plants

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