Mount Aspiring
With its 3033 m Mount Aspiring is about 700 m higher than the park's tallest glacier. In fact, the mountain sits at a junction between three large glaciers - Bonar, Volta and Therma.
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Routeburn Track
New Zealand is home to nine Great Walks. These are man-made tracks that offer great scenery and a full wilderness experience but are also easily accessible from major towns. Mount Aspiring is home to the Routeburn Track.
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Red Hills
While lowland and alpine plants flourish elsewhere, the western Red Hills are home to Mount aspiring's famous "Mineral Belt".
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Haast Kiwi
The South Island Brown Kiwi, also called Tokoeka (Maori), is a nocturnal and rarely seen Kiwi subspecies. This threatened, endemic bird grows up to 55cm tall, is flightless and related to ostriches and emus.
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