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 IslandRotorua Region

Tarawera Falls

Time: 40 minutes return | Time: 1.4 km return

South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

South IslandCanterbury

Devils Punch Bowl viewing from the road

2 km return | 1 hour return

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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

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

North IslandOut East

Quite a climb, the Lighthouse in the distance

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

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North IslandWaikato

Omaru Falls

Time: 1 hr return

North IslandCoromandel

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Pancakes anyone

1.1 km return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandTaupo Region

Time: Depends on route taken

North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandMarlborough

Boat sailing through the treacherous pass

approx 1 km return |15 minutes return

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South IslandNelson Region

Split Apple Action

Time: 15 min each way

South IslandCoastal Otago

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

North IslandOut East

Time: 1 hour 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 IslandMarlborough

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

3 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandCoromandel

1.5 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

1.3 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Bloody beautiful!

Time: 1 hr 30 min round trip