Kahurangi National Park
VISIT Kahurangi National Park:
Kahurangi National Park was established in 1996, and has a total area of 1,119,125 acres (1,749 square miles, or 4,531 square kilometers).
|Address||Millers Acre/Taha o te Awa, 79 Trafalgar Street, Karamea, South Island, 7073|
|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 Kahurangi 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 Kahurangi National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Kahurangi National Park are January, February, March & April.
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Kahurangi 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 Kahurangi National Park is visited.
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Other Nearby National Park Sites
From national monuments, to historic sites to seashores and more, here are the other parks closest to Kahurangi National Park.
|Nelson Lakes National Park||96 km|
|Paparoa National Park||139 km|
|Arthur’s Pass National Park||211 km|
|Egmont National Park||239 km|
|Whanganui National Park||286 km|
|Westland Tai Poutini National Park||326 km|
|Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park||334 km|
|Abel Tasman National Park||334 km|
|Tongariro National Park||334 km|
When visiting a National park, many people are faced with either a very long drive across country, or a much shorter flight.
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 Kahurangi National Park.
|Wellington International Airport||WLG||Wellington,||193 km|
|Christchurch International Airport||CHC||Christchurch,||266 km|
|Auckland International Airport||AKL||Auckland,||494 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 Kahurangi National Park.
|Nelson Airport||NSN||Nelson,||63 km|
|Westport Airport||WSZ||,||106 km|
|Woodbourne Airport||BHE||Blenheim,||122 km|
|Hokitika Airfield||HKK||,||220 km|
|Wanganui Airport||WAG||Wanganui,||246 km|
|New Plymouth Airport||NPL||New Plymouth,||271 km|
|Palmerston North Airport||PMR||,||274 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.