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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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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

Time: 20 to 30 min return

South IslandWanaka Region

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

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North IslandRotorua Region

Tarawera Falls

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

South IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

North IslandAuckland Region

Tiritiri Matangi Island is a wildlife sanctuary and one of New Zealand's most important and exciting conservation projects.

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North IslandNorthland

Time: 15 min Distance: 350 m

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

South IslandCanterbury

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

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South IslandWest Coast

Roaring Billy Falls

Time: 25 mins return Length: 1km

South IslandWest Coast

Perfect reflections

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Time: 30 min

North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Time: 4hrs return

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South IslandWest Coast

Peters Pool Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Peters Pool Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Time: 25 min

North IslandHawkes Bay

Bell Rock Loop Track

Boundary Stream

Bell Rock Loop Track

Boundary Stream

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 2 - 4 hr

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 2 hr return

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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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South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Spur walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Spur walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 4 - 6 hr return

South IslandNelson Region

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

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

North IslandRuapehu

Time: 2 hr loop track, Distance: 5 km

North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

Time: 30 min return