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 IslandNorthland

9 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandWellington Region

View of the Suburbs - Orongorongo Track

Orongorongo Track

Catchpool Valley, Rimutaka Forest Park

Orongorongo Track

Catchpool Valley, Rimutaka Forest Park

10.4 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandMarlborough

Waikawa Bay - Marlborough Sounds

approx 9 km return | approx 3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

approx 6 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return to bushline

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 2.5 hours return

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North IslandRotorua Region

Rainbow Mountain

5 km return | 3 hours return to summit

South IslandCanterbury

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 3 hr return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: 4 hr

South IslandWanaka Region

Sawyer Burn Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Sawyer Burn Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Time: 4 hrs return

North IslandAuckland Region

Boardwalk - Okura Bush

11.7 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

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South IslandNelson Region

Views into Cable Bay

Approx 11 km one-way | 3 hours 30 minutes one-way

North IslandWaikato

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

4 km return | 3 hours return (generous)

North IslandBay of Plenty

Time: 2 hr 30 min return

South IslandCanterbury

South IslandWanaka Region

West Matukituki Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

West Matukituki Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

Time: 1 hr 30 min - 2 hr 30 min, Distance: 3.2 - 9 km depending on section(s) of track taken

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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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South IslandWest Coast

Coastal goodness along Point Elizabeth walk

Time: 3hr return, Distance: 4km each way

South IslandCoastal Otago

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Time: 2.5 hr return, Distance: 4 km

South IslandFiordland

Circle Track

Manapouri

Circle Track

Manapouri

6.9 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandStewart Island

Finishing Walk at Horseshoe Bay

Horseshoe Point Track

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Horseshoe Point Track

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Time: 3-4 hr