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 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

North IslandRotorua Region

6 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandWairarapa

Rocky Lookout

Mount Holdsworth, Tararua Forest Park

Rocky Lookout

Mount Holdsworth, Tararua Forest Park

3.8 km return | 3 hours return

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North IslandWaikato

Predator proof fence

Maungatautari Peak

Maungatautari Ecological Island

Maungatautari Peak

Maungatautari Ecological Island

approx 8 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandAuckland Region

Piha Valley

McKenzie - Maungaroa Ridge Track Circuit

Piha Valley

McKenzie - Maungaroa Ridge Track Circuit

Time: 3 hours return Distance: 5.2km

North IslandAuckland Region

8 km return | 2 hours 45 minutes return

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North IslandNorthland

4.6 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

8 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Toetoe on trackside

Orokawa Bay to Homunga Bay Walk

Orokawa Scenic Reserve

Orokawa Bay to Homunga Bay Walk

Orokawa Scenic Reserve

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 45 minutes return

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Whirinaki Waterfall Loop Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

Whirinaki Waterfall Loop Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

9.3 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

Wharekirauponga Track

Wentworth Valley

Wharekirauponga Track

Wentworth Valley

10 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 15 minutes return

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Aongatete Long Loop Walk

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Aongatete Long Loop Walk

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Time: 3 hr 30 min return

North IslandWellington Region

6 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandWairarapa

approx 7 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Bark Bay

Anchorage to Bark Bay

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Anchorage to Bark Bay

Abel Tasman Coast Track

8.4 - 11.5 km one-way depending on tide | 3 - 4 hours one-way depending on tide

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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 IslandBay of Plenty

Arohaki Lagoon Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

Arohaki Lagoon Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

6 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandWellington Region

6 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandOut East

5 km one-way | 2 hours 30 minutes one-way

South IslandMarlborough

6 km return | 3 hours return