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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South IslandCoastal Otago

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Time: 2.5 hr return, Distance: 4 km

South IslandWest Coast

Coastal goodness along Point Elizabeth walk

Time: 3hr return, Distance: 4km each way

South IslandFiordland

Circle Track

Manapouri

Circle Track

Manapouri

6.9 km return | 3 hours return

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South IslandStewart Island

Finishing Walk at Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Point Track

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Horseshoe Point Track

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Time: 3-4 hr

North IslandHawkes Bay

Blowhard Bush Reserve

Kaweka Forest Park

Blowhard Bush Reserve

Kaweka Forest Park

approx 4 km return | 2-3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 3 hrs return

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North IslandCoromandel

Entrance to Collins Drive

Collins Drive Loop

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Collins Drive Loop

Broken Hills Recreation Area

3.5 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandWaikato

Waikato farmland

7.4 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandOut East

5.6 km return | 3 hours return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Bank of berdans

approx 5 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge

Te Apiti

Manawatu Gorge Track

Te Apiti

Manawatu Gorge Track

Time: 3-5 hr one way | 10km

North IslandCoromandel

5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 3 hrs return

South IslandNelson Region

At the top of Takaka Hill

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandCanterbury

Tracks in Peel Forest

Allans Track walk

Peel Forest Park

Allans Track walk

Peel Forest Park

Time: 2 - 3 hr round trip - returning via Fern Walk

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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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North IslandAuckland Region

7 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandRotorua Region

Eastern Okataina Walkway

Lake Okataina Carpark (Tauranganui Bay) to Humphries Bay (Lake Tarawera)

Eastern Okataina Walkway

Lake Okataina Carpark (Tauranganui Bay) to Humphries Bay (Lake Tarawera)

9 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandAuckland Region

Zion Hill Track

Pararaha Valley - Tunnel Point - Beach Circuit

Zion Hill Track

Pararaha Valley - Tunnel Point - Beach Circuit

approx 4 km one-way | 1 hour 30 minutes one-way

South IslandStewart Island

Ryans Creek Walk

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Ryans Creek Walk

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Time: 3.5 hr - 4hr