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

Busby Head from the track to Smugglers Bay

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Time: 1 hr Distance: 3 km

North IslandWaikato

Omaru Falls

Time: 1 hr return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: Depends on route taken

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Pillar point on the left and Cape Farewell on the right.

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Stunner!

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Views south from Sandymount

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandWest Coast

Bloody beautiful!

Time: 1 hr 30 min round trip

South IslandCanterbury

Devils Punch Bowl viewing from the road

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Olde world charm

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Waiatiu Falls Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

Waiatiu Falls Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

3.2 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 1 hour return Distance: 1.4km

South IslandWanaka Region

Inviting waters of the Clutha are stuffed with trout

Outlet Track

Lake Wanaka

Outlet Track

Lake Wanaka

3 km one-way | 1 hours one-way

North IslandNorthland

Time: 1 hr return Distance: 1.5 km

North IslandTaranaki

The Ridge Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

The Ridge Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Time: 1 - 1 hr 30 min return

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Nicola

Germany

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.

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South IslandNelson Region

Six Mile Walk

Murchison

Six Mile Walk

Murchison

Time: 1 hr 30 min return

North IslandTaranaki

Manganui Gorge Track

East Egmont, Egmont National Park

Manganui Gorge Track

East Egmont, Egmont National Park

Time: 1 hr return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Time: 1 hr

South IslandMarlborough

Elvy Waterfalls Track

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

Elvy Waterfalls Track

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

3 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

Time: 1hr return