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

View looking over Russel

2.5 km | 45 minutes

North IslandTaranaki

Enchanted Track

East Egmont, Egmont National Park

Enchanted Track

East Egmont, Egmont National Park

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

North IslandAuckland Region

Kitekite

Knutzen Track

Kitekite

Knutzen Track

Time: 1 hour return Distance: 1.8km

North IslandTaranaki

Mt Taranaki from the lookout

Veronica Loop Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Veronica Loop Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Time: 2 hr return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: 4 hr

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North IslandWellington Region

2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 1 hour one way Distance: 2.6km

South IslandNelson Region

Time: 2 hr return

North IslandAuckland Region

Gun emplacements

Time: 40 minutes return | Distance: 2 km return

North IslandNorthland

Drummond Track

Mount / Mt Parihaka

Drummond Track

Mount / Mt Parihaka

Time 2hr return

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South IslandMarlborough

The amazing Sawcut Gorge

Time: 2 hrs 30 mins - 3 hrs one way

North IslandCoromandel

Tarawaere Dam track

Kauaeranga Valley

Tarawaere Dam track

Kauaeranga Valley

Time: 2 hrs return

South IslandNelson Region

Skyline Walk

Murchison

Skyline Walk

Murchison

Time: 1 hr 30 min return

North IslandWellington Region

Arcus Loop

Otaki Forks

Arcus Loop

Otaki Forks

2 km return | 50 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

Water Race Tunnel Track

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Water Race Tunnel Track

Broken Hills Recreation Area

1.9 km one-way | 45 minutes one-way

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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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North IslandBay of Plenty

Aongatete Swimming Holes Walk

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Aongatete Swimming Holes Walk

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Follow a creek over picturesque farmland to reach the lake surrounded by dramatic cliffs.

North IslandWellington Region

Waterfall Track

Belmont Regional Park

Waterfall Track

Belmont Regional Park

approx 2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandTaranaki

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

2.1 km return | 1 hour 20 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Time: 40 minutes return