Ilha Grande is the biggest and most well known island of the Green Bay at about 150 km/93 mi in the west-side of the State of Rio de Janeiro. Rio de Janeiro, commonly known as Rio, is the capital city of the Rio de Janeiro State, the second largest city of Brazil and the third largest metropolitan area in South America. Since July 2012, part of the city has been designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in the category of ''cultural landscape''.
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Backpacking / Trekking in Milford Track, Te Anau, Southland New Zealand
The town lies on the eastern side of Te Anau Lake (the second largest lake of New Zealand with more than 400 m/1312 ft depth) and is literally on the border of Fiordland National Park and Te Wahipounamu World Heritage Area, offering a getaway to awe-inspiring landscapes and magnificent sites of wild nature.
Milford Track starts on the northern side of Lake Te Anau at Glade Warf (at 27 km/17 mi from Te Anau) and finishes in Milford Sound at Sandfly Point. It extends for 53.4 km / 33 mi and is one of the best trekking tracks worldwide, traversing Fiordland National Park (World Heritage Area).
Grasp the unique opportunity to pass by rivers and lakes, cross beech forests and ice-carved valleys, enjoy the truly breathtaking view of mountains and experience the wild nature. If you wish to complete the track, you should allow 4 days depending on fitness level. Clinton, Mintaro and Dumpling DOC Huts are the three camping sites on the Track.
Note: Camping is prohibited throughout Milford Track. For hut and accommodation information check with the official DOC website. Bookings are essential.
Relevant activites based in New Zealand
January – NEW ZEALAND
River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Kaituna River.
Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.