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

8.4 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Winter walking at Red Tarns

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

2.3 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandNorthland

700 m return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

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South IslandNelson Region

Puponga Hilltop Walk

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 2-3 hr one way

North IslandCoromandel

North IslandNorthland

Tidal stream at Tapotupotu Bay

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

5 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

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North IslandHawkes Bay

Sunrise Hut

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandMarlborough

Wakamarina Track

Wakamarina Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Wakamarina Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Time: 8 hrs one way

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 6km

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North IslandOut East

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

approx 6 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

View from the Bluffs

Time: 3 hr return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tunnels!

Time: 1 hour round trip, Distance: 2.5km

North IslandWairarapa

Reef at Castlepoint

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 1 hour 30 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 IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 45 min

North IslandOut East

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 1 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 6 hours return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 45 min