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Wild Auckland

by Peter Janssen

Page Extent:160 pages
Book Size:210 x 148 mm (Height x Width x Depth)

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A guidebook for visitors and Aucklanders alike, Wild Auckland details over 100 places of exceptional beauty and fascinating natural history which can be found in suburban streets and along country roads. In addition to details of individual places, the book tells you how to get there, the facilities available and ‘nature features’ that can be identified along the way, making it a simple, yet effective, guide book with entries arranged according to geographic location.

The book includes two 8-page colour inserts with photos and captions which cross reference to page numbers and entries. It identifies unique flora and fauna, natural features of the landscape and tips on where to go and what to see throughout the wider Auckland region. Auckland writer Peter Janssen is continually researching, track-testing and adding to a resource of over 700 individual walks nationwide. Peter has rediscovered a fascination for Auckland and the dramatic landscape of the city in his research to uncover over 100 wild places for this book. Wild Auckland is up-to-date and well researched, the ideal handbook to explore natural places in and around Auckland city.

About the Author

Peter Janssen

Travel writer Peter Janssen is the best-selling author of many travel guides. He is a keen outdoorsman who has travelled the country extensively over the years, both enjoying the popular spots and finding those hidden-away places.

Some of his more recent books include:A Walk a Day, Excellent Walks in the North Island, Excellent Walks in the South Island, Exploring Aotearoa, Best Short Nature Walks, Wild Auckland and Pubs.