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

Bellbird Walk

Lake Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Bellbird Walk

Lake Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

600 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

From the top lookout

Otuihau Whangarei Falls

AH Reed Memorial Park

Otuihau Whangarei Falls

AH Reed Memorial Park

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

500 m return | 30 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders at sunrise

600 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandTaupo Region

350 m return | 10 minutes return

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South IslandCanterbury

A Big Tree!

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

870 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Roaring Billy Falls

1 km return | 25 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

Nature Walk

North Egmont , Egmont National Park

Nature Walk

North Egmont , Egmont National Park

500 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Nice falls. Easy access.

Aniwaniwa Falls Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Aniwaniwa Falls Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 800 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Te Reinga Falls

500 m return | 10 minutes return

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North IslandCoromandel

Gem of the Boom Creek Loop Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Gem of the Boom Creek Loop Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

400 m return | 30 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

Loop Walk

Kaitoke Regional Park

Loop Walk

Kaitoke Regional Park

800 m return | 15 minutes return

North IslandRuapehu

Whakapapa Nature Walk

Whakapapa Village

Whakapapa Nature Walk

Whakapapa Village

Approx 600 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Fantail Falls

Haast Pass

Fantail Falls

Haast Pass

200 m return | 5 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Tree Huggers

approx 1 km return | 30 minutes - 1 hour 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

Avalanche Creek

Millennium Walk

Arthur's Pass

Millennium Walk

Arthur's Pass

700 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Mirror Lakes Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

Mirror Lakes Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

400 m return | 10 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)

South IslandWest Coast

Sign at Nelson Creek

Colls Dam Walk

Nelson Creek

Colls Dam Walk

Nelson Creek

1.1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

Golden Hills Battery Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Golden Hills Battery Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

800 m return | 30 minutes return