VISIT Rakiura National Park:
Rakiura National Park was established in 2002, and has a total area of 345,849 acres (540 square miles, or 1,400 square kilometers).
|Address||Main Road, Halfmoon Bay, Stewart Island, Stewart Island, 9846|
|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 Rakiura 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 Rakiura National Park is.
Our data shows the best months to visit Rakiura National Park are April, May, June & July.
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Rakiura 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 Rakiura 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 Rakiura National Park.
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 Rakiura National Park.
|Christchurch International Airport||CHC||Christchurch,||535 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 Rakiura National Park.
|Invercargill Airport||IVC||Invercargill,||74 km|
|Dunedin International Airport||DUD||Dunedin,||216 km|
|Queenstown International Airport||ZQN||Queenstown,||230 km|
|Wanaka Airport||WKA||Wanaka,||275 km|
|Oamaru Airport||OAM||,||337 km|
|Timaru Airport||TIU||,||398 km|
|Hokitika Airfield||HKK||,||536 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.