Walking

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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

The end of the road

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Terrace Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Terrace Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

1.8 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

1.7 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandNorthland

The Four Sisters - Trounson Kauri Park

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

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South IslandNelson Region

Approx 2 km return | 30-45 minutes return

North IslandWairarapa

Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre

approx 1 km return | 40 minutes return

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North IslandWellington Region

Nga Taonga Nature Walk

Catchpool Valley

Nga Taonga Nature Walk

Catchpool Valley

1.3 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Old Chinese miners hut

400 m return | upto 40 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Lake Gunn nature walk

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

1.2 km return | 45 minutes return

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North IslandCoromandel

500 m return | 30 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Tree Huggers

approx 1 km return | 30 minutes - 1 hour return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Ocean spilling through a gap in the rocks, Huriawa

Huriawa Pa Walk

Karitane Beach

Huriawa Pa Walk

Karitane Beach

2.4 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Views from the picnic area

2.2 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

2 km return | 45 minutes return

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AndreaT

Germany

If going by campervan, don't underestimate the distances, eat at The Beach House in Riverton, do the Rob Valley track, have windshield insurance, expect changing weather.

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South IslandCanterbury

A mock up of a pit saw site

Dennistoun Bush

Peel Forest Park

Dennistoun Bush

Peel Forest Park

1.8 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Bucket Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

Bucket Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

1.6 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Dam from the water works

Water Works Walk

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Water Works Walk

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

1 km return | 1 hour return (generous)

North IslandWaikato

Toetoe

Ngarunui Track

Bryant Memorial Reserve

Ngarunui Track

Bryant Memorial Reserve

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

The track is perfect for walks with young kids

Mangakara Nature Walk

Pirongia Forest Park.

Mangakara Nature Walk

Pirongia Forest Park.

2 km return | 1 hour return