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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

Duke's Nose commands fine views of Whangaroa Harbour

500 m one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders

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

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South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

North IslandWaikato


Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Time: 20 min return

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North IslandWaikato

1 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Stunning colours

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

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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

North IslandOut East

approx 1 km return | 40 minutes return + time in cave

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South IslandSouthland

Matai falls

1 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 30 min round trip

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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.


South IslandWest Coast

Crossing the river at Kohaihai

Nikau Walk

Kahurangi National Park

Nikau Walk

Kahurangi National Park

985 m return | 50 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

approx 600 m return | 30 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

800 m return | 40 minutes return