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 IslandNelson Region

Jetty at Lake Rotoiti

Time: 5 hr return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

5.4 km return | 30 mins - 2 hours 15 minutes return

South IslandKaikoura Region

Kaikoura Peninsula from the air

11.7 km return | 3 hours return

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North IslandBay of Plenty

View from the top

3.8 km return |1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Historical gold mining artifacts along the trail

Time: 6 hr, Distance: 10.5km

South IslandMarlborough

Whites bay

Whites Bay tracks

Eastern Marlborough

Whites Bay tracks

Eastern Marlborough

Time: 10 min to 8-9 hr return depending which track taken

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South IslandSouthland

Cannibal bay

Time: 5 hr return

North IslandNorthland

7.3 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 3 hr round trip

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South IslandQueenstown Region

9 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Time: 8 hr return

North IslandAuckland Region

Rangitoto Island

Rangitoto Summit Track

Rangitoto Island

Rangitoto Summit Track

Rangitoto Island

7 km return | 2 hours return

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North IslandNorthland

Mount Manaia

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Alta

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 4 - 6 hr

North IslandCoromandel

Through the arch at Cathedral Cove

5 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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North IslandWellington Region

Wind swept - Red Rocks Wellington

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

9 km return | 2-3 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 - 4 hr return

North IslandWellington Region

Mount Kaukau is the highest point overlooking Wellington Harbour.

North IslandWairarapa

Earth or Mars?

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

4km return | 2-4 hours return