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 IslandNorthland

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Upto 4 km return | upto 1 hour return

South IslandFiordland

3.5 km one-way | 50 minutes one-way

South IslandCoastal Otago

The beach at Sandfly Bay

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders

Penguin + Seal Viewing. Time: From 20 mins to 1 hour

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

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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 IslandWest Coast

Time: 45 minutes return Features Rainforest, gold history, relics, old cemetery.

North IslandAuckland Region

Rising a spectacular 100 metres above the historic Puhoi village is the Puhoi Loop Track.

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South IslandQueenstown Region

View from the walk

Time: 45 min

North IslandNorthland

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.4 km

North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandWaikato

Primo!

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Time: 20 min 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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North IslandWaikato

1 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Tasman Glacier Lake...wow

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

40 minutes return | 2 km return