Mount Aspiring National Park

Mount Aspiring National Park

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VISIT Mount Aspiring National Park:

Park Details

Mount Aspiring National Park was established in 1964, and has a total area of 880,142 acres (1,375 square miles, or 3,563 square kilometers).

Address 1 Ballantyne Road, Wanaka, South Island, 9035
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Entrance FeeFree
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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 Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring National Park is.

Our data shows the best months to visit Mount Aspiring National Park are February, March, April & May.

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Park Visitsdata unavailable
Precipitation379257333310334318275313381415310418
Avg Temp495149443935323334374146
Max Temp626362544943404245495559
Avg Temp353634322925222324262932
Min Temp22232120191410911121721
Temperature values in °F; Precipitation in Inches

Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring 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 Mount Aspiring National Park.

NameDistance
Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park136 km
Westland Tai Poutini National Park138 km
Fiordland National Park182 km
Arthur’s Pass National Park276 km
Rakiura National Park316 km
Paparoa National Park323 km
Nelson Lakes National Park401 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 Mount Aspiring National Park:

NameLocationSummitDifficulty ScoreDistance
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Nearest Airports

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 Mount Aspiring National Park, we've listed the closest airports in the area.

Large Airports

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 Mount Aspiring National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Christchurch International AirportCHCChristchurch, 308 km
Wellington International AirportWLGWellington, 585 km
Medium Airports

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 Mount Aspiring National Park.

NameCodeCityDistance
Wanaka AirportWKAWanaka, 64 km
Queenstown International AirportZQNQueenstown, 87 km
Timaru AirportTIU, 191 km
Oamaru AirportOAM, 196 km
Dunedin International AirportDUDDunedin, 217 km
Hokitika AirfieldHKK, 243 km
Invercargill AirportIVCInvercargill, 245 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.