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 IslandWaikato

Waikato farmland

7.4 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 3 hrs return

South IslandFiordland

Time: 4hr (to the hut)

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

5.6 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandStewart Island

Ryans Creek Walk

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Ryans Creek Walk

Stewart Island/Rakiura

Time: 3.5 hr - 4hr

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North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 1 hour one way Distance: 2.6km

North IslandHawkes Bay

Blowhard Bush Reserve

Kaweka Forest Park

Blowhard Bush Reserve

Kaweka Forest Park

approx 4 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

Entrance to Collins Drive

Collins Drive Loop

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Collins Drive Loop

Broken Hills Recreation Area

3.5 km return | 2-3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Bank of berdans

approx 5 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

View of Falls from the lookout

Time: 2 hrs return

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Te Apiti - Manawatu Gorge

Te Apiti

Manawatu Gorge Track

Te Apiti

Manawatu Gorge Track

Time: 3-5 hr one way | 10km

South IslandCanterbury

Tracks in Peel Forest

Allans Track walk

Peel Forest Park

Allans Track walk

Peel Forest Park

Time: 2 - 3 hr round trip - returning via Fern Walk

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 3 hrs return

South IslandNelson Region

At the top of Takaka Hill

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Time: 3 hr 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 IslandAuckland Region

7 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandRotorua Region

Eastern Okataina Walkway

Lake Okataina Carpark (Tauranganui Bay) to Humphries Bay (Lake Tarawera)

Eastern Okataina Walkway

Lake Okataina Carpark (Tauranganui Bay) to Humphries Bay (Lake Tarawera)

9 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

North IslandAuckland Region

Zion Hill Track

Pararaha Valley - Tunnel Point - Beach Circuit

Zion Hill Track

Pararaha Valley - Tunnel Point - Beach Circuit

approx 4 km one-way | 1 hour 30 minutes one-way

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

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

5 km one-way | 2 hours 30 minutes one-way