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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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South IslandWest Coast

1.2 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

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.

South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandCoromandel

South IslandWest Coast

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

1 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

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North IslandNorthland

350 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

North IslandNorthland

Tidal stream at Tapotupotu Bay

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

5 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

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South IslandWanaka Region

Outlet Track

Lake Wanaka

Outlet Track

Lake Wanaka

3 km one-way | 1 hours one-way

North IslandTaranaki

Aerial view from Bush Ridge

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North IslandOut East

View from Lou's lookout

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 40 minutes return

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North IslandAuckland Region

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

South IslandSouthland

1 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Bubbling mud

Time: 2 min one way, Distance: 20 m

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Nicola

Germany

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.

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North IslandNorthland

Time: 30 min Distance: 500 m

North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

North IslandWellington Region

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

8 km return | 2-3 hours return