What to do in Korowai – Torlesse Tussocklands Park:
Wild Life: Kea, Karearea (Falcon), Pihoihoi (Pipit), Miromiro (Tomtit), Titipounamu (Rifleman), Pipipi (Brown Creeper), Native Grasshopper, Weta, Cockroache, Lizard and Butterfly
Adventure: Cross-country Skiing, Winter Climbing, Hunting, Tramping, Picnicking, Boating, Mountain Biking
Where is Korowai – Torlesse Tussocklands Park:
Region: Located on the Torlesse and Big Ben Ranges, in Canterbury’s high country.
Location: Selwyn district, Canterbury region, New Zealand
When & how to get to Korowai – Torlesse Tussocklands Park:
Best Time to Visit: to
Getting There: The Torlesse Range is one of the most accessible in the country, located alongside SH 73, only 75 minutes drive from Christchurch. The main access points into the park are the Kowai River (private), Porters Pass, Lake Lyndon Road, Craigieburn Road, and the Porter Heights Skifield Road.
Nearest Town: Springfield
Nearest Railway Station:
Where to stay (Lodges / Guest Houses / Camps / Resorts / Hotels):
Accommodation: There are various DOC (Department of Conservation) huts in Korowai/Torlesse Tussocklands Park.
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Climate & Weather conditions in Korowai – Torlesse Tussocklands Park:
Temp: -1.6 c to c
Rainfall: 1200 cm
Altitude: 946 m
Other details about Korowai – Torlesse Tussocklands Park:
Area: 210 sq km
Language: English and Maori