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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

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

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North IslandWaikato


Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Time: 20 min return

North IslandWaikato

1 km return | 45 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders

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

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

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North IslandOut East

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

North IslandRotorua Region

Stunning colours

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

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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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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.


North IslandCoromandel

800 m return | 40 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

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