HALF MOON ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

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  • I was here: about 1 hour during the morning of the third day of the cruise, 12/27/2007.
  • My score: 3/5.

South Shetland Islands archipelago is the northernmost region of Antarctica, about 120 km north of the continental shelf. There are 11 main islands and at least 20 smaller ones.
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ABEL TASMAN INLAND TRACK AND OTHER MINOR HIKING TRAILS IN ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK

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ABEL TASMAN INLAND TRACK

The second option behind the wake of the Coastal Track is the 41.1 km long Abel Tasman Inland Track, which runs inside the park.

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KAYAKING, MOUNTAIN BIKE, HUNTING AND CAMPING IN ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK

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KAYAK

Kayak is undoubtedly the other great activity in Abel Tasman National Park. It allows you to enjoy some coves that are not accessible in any other way, as well as visit Adele or Fisherman Islands and approach Tonga Island, where there is a seal breeding colony (landing is not allowed). It is likely that we may also see dolphins, which sometimes approach kayaks and other boats.

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ABEL TASMAN NATIONAL PARK

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  • I was here: November 23, 2004, 15 years ago, nothing less.
  • Number of days advisable: at least two, until we get overwhelmed about the beauty of the landscape, but we could easily spend between 4 and 5.
  • My score: at least 4/5.

The smallest national park in New Zealand owes its name to Abel Tasman, sailor, explorer and merchant, discoverer of Tasmania, New Zealand and Fiji.

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