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 IslandNelson Region

South IslandMarlborough

Tawa Walk

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

Tawa Walk

Pelorus Scenic Reserve

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

Various short walks from 5 mins to 1 hour

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South IslandWest Coast

Rakaitane Track

Lake Brunner

Rakaitane Track

Lake Brunner

Time: 30 mins Distance: 1.2km return

South IslandSouthland

Time: 15 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

1.5 km return | 30 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

Boardwalks over the swamp forest

800 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

We have lift-off - Muriwai Gannet Colony

Takapu Refuge Walk

Muriwai Gannet Colony

Takapu Refuge Walk

Muriwai Gannet Colony

approx 1.5 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Walker crossing the Hollyford River

720 m return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandRotorua Region

Sulphur city

Free thermal walkway that includes a foot bath!

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 10 min return

North IslandWaikato

Waireinga

1.6 km return | 10-30 minutes return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

North IslandNorthland

North IslandCoromandel

300 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Monument at the centre of the North Island

Centre of the North Island

Pureora Forest Park

Centre of the North Island

Pureora Forest Park

500 m return | 10 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 IslandNelson Region

Kaihoka Lakes walk

Kaihoka Lakes Scenic Reserve

Kaihoka Lakes walk

Kaihoka Lakes Scenic Reserve

Time: 10 min, Distance: 1.3 km

South IslandWest Coast

The extent of the glacier in times past

Sentinel Rock Walk

Franz Josef Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Sentinel Rock Walk

Franz Josef Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

900 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 20 minutes round trip

North IslandRuapehu

Meads Wall, Mt Ruapehu

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Meads Wall Walk

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Meads Wall Walk

A 15min walk with big rewards