VISIT Arthur’s Pass National Park:
Arthur’s Pass National Park was established in 1929, and has a total area of 292,751 acres (457 square miles, or 1,185 square kilometers).
|Address||104 West Coast Road, Arthur's Pass Village, South Island, 7875|
|Learn More||Official Website|
When to Visit: Weather vs. Peak Visitation
We crunched 30 years of historical weather and/or park service data to find the best months to visit Arthur’s Pass National Park. We looked for the optimal temperatures, the least amount of snow and rain, and stayed away from peak visitation months if we could help it. All this data then helped us paint a picture as to what the absolute best time to visit Arthur’s Pass National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Arthur’s Pass National Park are February, January, March & April.
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Arthur’s Pass National Park Road Trips
Many family vacations consist of stringing one or more national parks together during a week-long trip. Creating these types of trips is our specialty! Here are the road trips we've created where Arthur’s Pass National Park is visited.
|Trip Name||Trip Miles||Trip Days|
Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Arthur’s Pass National Park.
|Paparoa National Park||98 km|
|Nelson Lakes National Park||130 km|
|Westland Tai Poutini National Park||140 km|
|Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park||140 km|
|Kahurangi National Park||211 km|
|Mount Aspiring National Park||276 km|
Nearest Ski Resorts
For those of you who are the diehard outdoors type, visiting a national park on a ski trip can be quite the adventure. Here are the ski resorts within 100 miles of Arthur’s Pass National Park:
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight. For those of you looking to fly into Arthur’s Pass National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.
A large airport has scheduled major airline service with millions of passengers per year. This type of airport always accepts international flights. Here are the closest large airports to Arthur’s Pass National Park.
|Christchurch International Airport||CHC||Christchurch,||94 km|
|Wellington International Airport||WLG||Wellington,||309 km|
|Auckland International Airport||AKL||Auckland,||704 km|
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airports to Arthur’s Pass National Park.
|Hokitika Airfield||HKK||,||62 km|
|Westport Airport||WSZ||,||129 km|
|Timaru Airport||TIU||,||161 km|
|Nelson Airport||NSN||Nelson,||217 km|
|Woodbourne Airport||BHE||Blenheim,||234 km|
|Oamaru Airport||OAM||,||236 km|
|Wanaka Airport||WKA||Wanaka,||283 km|
Credits: Campground data provided by USCampgrounds.info. Map shapes from CartographyVectors. Weather data from NOAA. Airport data from OurAirports.com. Images from Unsplash, Flickr and Parks&Trips. All data has also been updated and augmented by Parks&Trips.