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 IslandWaikato

Limestone arches

1 km return | 45 minutes return

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

North IslandOut East

Quite a climb, the Lighthouse in the distance

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

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 IslandRotorua Region

Stunning colours

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

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North IslandCoromandel

Tairua Estuary from Paku summit

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

3 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

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North IslandOut East

Time: 1 hour return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

1.3 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

The bridge over the Fox River

River Walk

Fox Glacier

River Walk

Fox Glacier

1.8 km return | 40 minutes return

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North IslandNorthland

Otito Track

Matapouri

Otito Track

Matapouri

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.2 km loop

South IslandMarlborough

Motuara Island Track

Queen Charlotte Sound

Motuara Island Track

Queen Charlotte Sound

Time: 30 min one way

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

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

1.5 km return | 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 IslandNelson Region

The monument at the top

50 minutes return | 2.4 km return

South IslandCanterbury

Hanmer Forest

Forest Walk

Hanmer Forest

Forest Walk

Hanmer Forest

Time: 1 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

2 km return | 50 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

The clearest, bluest water ever - Blue Pools

Blue Pools Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Blue Pools Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

1.8 km return | 1 hour return