ActivitiesLand Activities

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.

269 items with the highest ranking score first, showing page 1 of 14.

North IslandCoromandel

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

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

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 93 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

Get the Pass

North IslandOut East

View from Lou's lookout

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 40 minutes return

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

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

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

Get deals pass

South IslandQueenstown Region

approx 6 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return to bushline

South IslandMarlborough

Wakamarina Track

Wakamarina Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Wakamarina Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Time: 8 hrs one way

North IslandWairarapa

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

Avoid Camping Fines!

The only camping map where each location is approved by every regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

The Rankers Camping NZ app, is also in association with…

South IslandCoastal Otago

North IslandWaikato

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

4 km return | 3 hours return (generous)

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

Camping NZ App Icon

Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

Download from the App Store Download Android app on Google Play

South IslandCanterbury

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

South IslandCanterbury

Mt Sunday (Edoras)

Distance: 2km

North IslandOut East

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 1 hours return

Nicola's avatar

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.

map

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 4 hours one way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 3 - 4 hr one way

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 6 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 45 min