Trek the Routeburn Track, South Island
Tracing high-altitude passes framed by towering peaks and serene forest paths fringed with ferns, this 33-kilometre, three-day trail from near Glenorchy to close to Te Anau rewards the intrepid hiker with full-scale immersion in epic landscapes. It connects two of New Zealand’s spectacular national parks – Mount Aspiring and Fiordland (pictured). Try Ultimate Hikes.
Image credit: Matteo Colombo