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 IslandBay of Plenty

The lower falls

2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

700 m return | 40 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

View from Lou's lookout

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Onepoto Caves Track

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 1 hours return

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 45 min

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Great views - overlooking the bay

Time : 1 hour. Vehicle access to Lookout.

North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

1.3 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

2 km one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 40 min return From Akaroa, take the Akaroa Lighthouse Road - 11 km of steep, narrow rough road, suitable for 4 wheel-drive vehicles.

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South IslandNelson Region

Follow a creek over picturesque farmland to reach the lake surrounded by dramatic cliffs.

South IslandSouthland

Time: 45 minute round trip

North IslandRotorua Region

Some pretty big redwoods...

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

A series of walking tracks and trails through giant Californian Redwood trees

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 1 hr return, Distance: 0.1km

North IslandNorthland

View looking over Russel

2.5 km | 45 minutes

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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

Time: 30 min

North IslandWellington Region

2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

Gun emplacements

Time: 40 minutes return | Distance: 2 km return

South IslandSouthland

3 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandWellington Region

Arcus Loop

Otaki Forks

Arcus Loop

Otaki Forks

2 km return | 50 minutes return