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Walking and Trekking

Walking and trekking the tracks throughout New Zealand is top of the to-do list for many travellers to New Zealand. From gentle, scenic short walks to multi-day adventures, experience Aotearoa on foot and immerse yourself in the bush, beach and wilderness you came to see.

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Bealey Spur walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 4 - 6 hr return

South IslandCanterburySpringfield

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka

Time: 20 to 30 min return

South IslandWest CoastFox Glacier

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The surf lifesaving tower at Te Henga

Bethells Rd to Constable Rd 8 km or 3 - 4 hr one way, Bethells Rd to O’Neill’s Bay 2 km or 45 min one way.

North IslandAuckland RegionKumeu

Tarawera Falls

40 min to 1.5 hours return. 700m to 4km.

North IslandRotorua RegionKawerau

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

South IslandWest CoastGreymouth

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North IslandAuckland RegionAuckland

Bealey Valley walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 3 - 4 hr return

South IslandCanterburySpringfield

Spencer Park is an outstanding recreational facility, and a great place for a family day trip.

South IslandCanterburyChristchurch

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Time: 15 min Distance: 350 m

North IslandNorthlandKaikohe

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

South IslandWanaka RegionWanaka

Roaring Billy Falls

Time: 25 mins return Length: 1km

South IslandWest CoastHaast

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Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Time: 30 min

South IslandWest CoastKaramea

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Time: 4hrs return

North IslandBay of PlentyWhakatane

Bell Rock Loop Track

Boundary Stream

Time: 3 hr return

North IslandHawkes BayTutira

Time: 2 hr return

North IslandAuckland RegionKumeu

Traveller Tip

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Te Anau-Milford Hwy: We spend a couple of days on the road. Did little walks and camped at Lake Gunn DOC campsite. We recommend the Summit Walk incl.the Nature Track at the top.

Peters Pool Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Time: 25 min

South IslandWest CoastFranz Josef Glacier

Time: 2 - 4 hr

South IslandQueenstown RegionGlenorchy

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 4 - 6 days one way, Distance: 59 km

South IslandNelson RegionMotueka

Pines Beach - Lake Tekapo

Time: up to an hour for each walk, each way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzieLake Tekapo