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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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.

North IslandNorthland

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandSouthland

1 km return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandAuckland Region

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Bubbling mud

Time: 2 min one way, Distance: 20 m

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South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

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South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

North IslandWairarapa

Cape Palliser Lighthouse

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Hayes in magic morning light

Time: 2 hour loop

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North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Time: 45 min to 1 hr loop track

South IslandFiordland

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Time: 30 minutes

North IslandOut East

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandFiordland

3.5 km one-way | 50 minutes one-way

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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 IslandWellington Region

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Upto 4 km return | upto 1 hour return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Hermitage - Walk starts behind it

Glencoe Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Glencoe Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 30 min return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km