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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South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 40 min return

South IslandWest Coast

Limestone Cliffs on Trumans Track

1.4 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.4 km

South IslandQueenstown Region

View from the walk

Time: 45 min

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North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

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

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 IslandWest Coast

Restored Mining Town in Ross

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

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North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

South IslandNelson Region

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

North IslandWaikato

Kumara pits

2 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 minutes 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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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

South IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Its worth it

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandWest Coast

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

2 km return | 50 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

Tairua Estuary from Paku summit

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return