Alpine Aotearoa - Southern Alps and Top of the South sectors

Alpine Aotearoa - Southern Alps and Top of the South sectors

Highlights

Southern Alps Sector

  • Lush alpine herbfields of Fiordland
  • cushion flora on Old Man Range
  • Scree and boulderfield flora on Ohau Range and Mt Hutt
  • Alpine daisies and speargrasses in Aoraki National park
  • Arthur's Pass National Park

Top of the South Sector

  • dryland alpine flora of Lake Tennyson and Mt St Patrick
  • the mountains of Nelson Lakes National Park
  • Mt Arthur, Kahurangi National Park
  • Black Birch  - blue and giant 'vegetable sheep', scree vegetation
  • Penwiper plants, Notothlaspi rosulatum

Check out the full itinerary

Upper Hollyford Valley tussocklands
Upper Hollyford Valley tussocklands
Boulderfield flora, Ohau Range
Boulderfield flora, Ohau Range
Speargrass and buttercups, Hooker Valley, Aoraki National Park
Speargrass and buttercups, Hooker Valley, Aoraki National Park
Cushion Flora, Old man Range summit plateau
Cushion Flora, Old man Range summit plateau
Apine grasslands Kahurangi National Park
Apine grasslands Kahurangi National Park
Giant vegetable 'sheep' - Haastia pulvinaris, Blackbirch
Giant vegetable 'sheep' - Haastia pulvinaris, Blackbirch
Photographing cushion flora Ola Man Range
Photographing cushion flora Ola Man Range
Celmisia semicordata
Celmisia semicordata
Hooker Valley Aoraki National Park
Hooker Valley Aoraki National Park
Gentianella corymbifera, Lake Tennyson
Gentianella corymbifera, Lake Tennyson