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Touring the Natural Wonders of New Zealand: Over 45 Spectacular Routes

Travel GuideWalking / Outdoor Guide

By: Peter AE Janssen (Author), Andrew Fear (Illustrator)

176 pages, colour photos, colour maps

New Holland Publishers New Zealand

Paperback | Sep 2013 | #208991 | ISBN-13: 9781869662714
Out of Print Details
Hardback | Feb 2009 | #175842 | ISBN-13: 9781869662349
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NHBS Price: £50.50 $64/€60 approx

About this book

Wild coasts, jaw-dropping cliffs and caves, tranquil bays, thermal hotspots and smoking volcanoes, towering alps and grinding glaciers, primeval forests, lakes and braided rivers, seabird colonies and seal rookeries, offshore islands...New Zealand's natural wonders are top of any tourist's must-see list.

Peter Janssen's magnificent hardback touring guide dedicated to natural attractions is structured geographically around itineraries – 22 in the North Island and 24 in the South – each of which takes in several sites within one area, describing their natural beauty and listing a few good short walks or detours that show off the scenery at its best. The itineraries are flexible, allowing the reader to simply follow Touring the Natural Wonders of New Zealand or use it as back-up for their own extended touring plans. The text is supported by route instructions and detailed maps, and illustrated with stunning images from a brilliant landscape photographer.


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Biography

Former publisher and keen outdoorsman Peter Janssen is the widely travelled author of several books on New Zealand, including Excellent Short Walks of the North Island, Excellent Short Walks of the South Island (both from New Holland), and 1001 Things to See and Do in New Zealand. Peter lives in Auckland.

Canterbury photographer Andrew Fear specialises in shooting nature. His credits include New Zealand: The Real Middle-earth and Natural Wonders of New Zealand (recently translated into Chinese), both published by New Holland NZ.

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