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 IslandWairarapa

Earth or Mars?

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

4km return | 2-4 hours return

North IslandNorthland

Spirits bay a special place

Te Paki Coastal Track

Kapowairua to Pandora

Te Paki Coastal Track

Kapowairua to Pandora

9 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandOut East

View over Anaura bay

4.5 km return | 2 hours return

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North IslandTaranaki

Maketawa Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Maketawa Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

5.8 km return | 2 hours 45 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Archers Track

Pelorus Sound

Archers Track

Pelorus Sound

Time: 3hr 30 min one way, 7hrs return trip

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach

Te Paki Coastal Track

Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach

7.2 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

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North IslandNorthland

4 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Waikawa Bay - Marlborough Sounds

approx 9 km return | approx 3 hours return

North IslandWellington Region

Mount Kaukau is the highest point overlooking Wellington Harbour.

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South IslandNelson Region

Spit Track Circuit

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Spit Track Circuit

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Distance: 6km

South IslandNelson Region

The track follows a man-made weir through native bush

Time: 1hr 50 min

North IslandNorthland

8 km one-way | 3½ hours one-way including detours

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South IslandFiordland

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Kaniere Water Race Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Kaniere Water Race Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Time: 3 hr 30 min - 4 hr one way

South IslandFiordland

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Time: 3 hr return

North IslandNorthland

Pukenui Forest Track

Western Hills and Pukenui Forest

Pukenui Forest Track

Western Hills and Pukenui Forest

8.2 km return | 4 hours 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 IslandNorthland

Kauri Grove Track

Tangihua Forest

Kauri Grove Track

Tangihua Forest

Time: 3hr return, Distance: 4km return

North IslandCoromandel

Some stunning sights

Coromandel Walkway

Between Port Jackson and Port Charles

Coromandel Walkway

Between Port Jackson and Port Charles

10 km return | 7 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 4 - 6 hr

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Lake Tekapo Walkway

Cowans Hill Track

Lake Tekapo Walkway

Cowans Hill Track

Time: up to 1 hr