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 IslandAuckland Region

The surf lifesaving tower at Te Henga

Bethells Rd to Constable Rd 8 km or 3 - 4 hr one way, Bethells Rd to O’Neill’s Bay 2 km or 45 min one way.

South IslandWest Coast

Tatare Tunnels Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Tatare Tunnels Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

3.6 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

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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 IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Time: 1 hr

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

approx 4.6 km return | 1 hour 15 minutes return

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South IslandSouthland

Stirling point

6.2 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Sylvan Track

4.6 km if returning via old tramline | 1 hour 40 minutes return via old tramline

North IslandWaikato

Ruakuri Cave

3.3 km one-way | 1 hour 15 minutes one-way

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North IslandOut East

Lake Waikareiti from the air

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Stunner!

2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandOut East

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

2 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandCanterbury

Devils Punch Bowl viewing from the road

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCoastal Otago

One of  Dunedin's most remote beaches

5 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes 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

South IslandWest Coast

Monro Beach - Look for Penguins!

4.7 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes 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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Observatory - Mt John

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Approx 3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Perfect unspoilt Orokawa bay

Waihi Beach to Orokawa Bay walk

Orokawa Scenic Reserve

Waihi Beach to Orokawa Bay walk

Orokawa Scenic Reserve

45 mins one way

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 2 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

Taranaki Falls in all thier glory

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

6 km return | 2 hours return