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 IslandOut East

North IslandHawkes Bay

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Stunning Lake Wanaka views abound on the Walk

16 km return | 6 hours return

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North IslandTaupo Region

Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

11 km one-way | 4 hours 30 minutes one-way

South IslandWest Coast

17 km return | 4 hours return

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South IslandNelson Region

Stunning deserted Mutton Cove

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

18.8 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

10.5 km return | 4-5 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Summit Road Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Summit Road Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Time: 4 hr 30 min - 5 hr one way Note: Closed for lambing August - October

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North IslandWellington Region

The Rimutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Forest Park

Remutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Forest Park

18 km one-way | 5-6 hours one-way

North IslandBay of Plenty

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

11 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Pigeon Bay Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Pigeon Bay Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Features include spectacular coastal views, tītoki trees, akeake, and native passion vine/kōhia at their southern limits

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North IslandOut East

Mount / Mt Hikurangi

Te Ara ki Hikurangi - Ruakumara Range

Mount / Mt Hikurangi

Te Ara ki Hikurangi - Ruakumara Range

Time: 7 hr Distance: 10km

North IslandWairarapa

Honeycomb Rock Walkway

Glenburn Station

Honeycomb Rock Walkway

Glenburn Station

approx 14 km return | 5-6 hours return

North IslandWairarapa

Ngapotiki Fan and the wild Wairarapa Coast

approx 18 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Waitawheta Tramway

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Waitawheta Tramway

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

19 km return | 8 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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South IslandMarlborough

Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet

Queen Charlotte Track

Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet

Queen Charlotte Track

15 km one-way | 4 hours 30 minutes one-way

North IslandHawkes Bay

Yeoman's Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Yeoman's Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 4 hours 45 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

16 km one-way | 4 hours one-way

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3 - 4 hr