Walking

ActivitiesLand Activities

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

700 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Time: 30 minutes

South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders

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

North IslandWairarapa

Cape Palliser Lighthouse

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

North IslandWaikato

Natural bridge

700 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Cape Campbell from the air

400 m return | 5 minutes + return

North IslandRotorua Region

Stunning colours

Time: 40 min return, $18 cost to walk the track

South IslandSouthland

Purakaunui Falls head on

1 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Primo!

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

840 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

South IslandNelson Region

Walk along the golden sands to some primo walks

From 20 mins to 1 hour return

South IslandFiordland

Walker crossing the Hollyford River

720 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Tawa Walk

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

Tawa Walk

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

Various short walks from 5 mins to 1 hour

North IslandWaikato

Limestone arches

1 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Father of the Forest - Matua Ngahere

Te Matua Ngahere Walk

Waipoua Forest

Te Matua Ngahere Walk

Waipoua Forest

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Boardwalks over the swamp forest

800 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Duke's Nose commands fine views of Whangaroa Harbour

(Kairara Rocks)

Duke's Nose Track

(Kairara Rocks)

Duke's Nose Track

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 20 min return