VISIT Mount Aspiring National Park:
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|
|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 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.
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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.
|Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park||136 km|
|Westland Tai Poutini National Park||138 km|
|Fiordland National Park||182 km|
|Arthur’s Pass National Park||276 km|
|Rakiura National Park||316 km|
|Paparoa National Park||323 km|
|Nelson Lakes National Park||401 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:
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.
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.
|Christchurch International Airport||CHC||Christchurch,||308 km|
|Wellington International Airport||WLG||Wellington,||585 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 Mount Aspiring National Park.
|Wanaka Airport||WKA||Wanaka,||64 km|
|Queenstown International Airport||ZQN||Queenstown,||87 km|
|Timaru Airport||TIU||,||191 km|
|Oamaru Airport||OAM||,||196 km|
|Dunedin International Airport||DUD||Dunedin,||217 km|
|Hokitika Airfield||HKK||,||243 km|
|Invercargill Airport||IVC||Invercargill,||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.