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

600 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

The Sluice Box aqueezes through a narrow gut

Sluice Box Track

Lake Daniell

Sluice Box Track

Lake Daniell

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

200 m return | 10 minutes return

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South IslandKaikoura Region

Some large podocarps at the Puhi Puhi Scenic Reserve

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

200 m return | 5 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Want a quick run around to let off steam? Kids can run this loop in a minute.

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Views from the picnic area

2.2 km return | 40 minutes 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 IslandNelson Region

800 m return | 20 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Bucket Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

Bucket Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

1.6 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

A cog from the workings of the suction dredge

Suction Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

Suction Dredge Walk

Gillespies Beach

400 m return | 15 minutes return

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South IslandCanterbury

Glentui Waterfall tumbles over 40m

1.1 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

280 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

A loop root on the Coal Creek Track

3.6 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandNorthland

800 m return | 20 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 IslandWest Coast

Beautiful Lake Brunner is a kettle lake

Velenski Walk

Lake Brunner

Velenski Walk

Lake Brunner

1.2 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

800 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

1 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Alpine tarn

700 m return | 20 minutes return