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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South IslandMarlborough

Archers Track

Pelorus Sound

Archers Track

Pelorus Sound

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

South IslandQueenstown Region

Moonlight Track

Arthurs Point to Moke Lake

Moonlight Track

Arthurs Point to Moke Lake

Walking time: 4 - 5hrs one way, Mountain biking time: 3-5hrs loop track (38km)

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Moanui, Tawa, Koranga Track

Waioeka Gorge Scenic Reserve

Moanui, Tawa, Koranga Track

Waioeka Gorge Scenic Reserve

Time: 6 - 8 hr loop, Distance: 20km loop track

North IslandHawkes Bay

Sunrise Hut

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 4 - 6 hr

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North IslandRuapehu

Mt Ruapehu Crater Lake

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Crater Lake walk

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Crater Lake walk

Walk to the summit of an active volcano

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

South IslandMarlborough

The amazing Sawcut Gorge

Time: 2 hrs 30 mins - 3 hrs one way

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

North IslandBay of Plenty

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

11 km return | 5 hours return

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South IslandWest Coast

Murray Creek Track

Victoria Forest Park

Murray Creek Track

Victoria Forest Park

Time: 5 hr loop track

South IslandFiordland

Hidden Falls walk

Milford Road

Hidden Falls walk

Milford Road

Time: 4-6 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

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

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

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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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North IslandHawkes Bay

8.3 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Bark Bay estuary

Bark Bay to Awaroa

Abel Tasman Coast Track

Bark Bay to Awaroa

Abel Tasman Coast Track

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

North IslandHawkes Bay

Ellis Hut

Yeoman's Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Yeoman's Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 4 hours 45 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3 - 4 hr

North IslandBay of Plenty

Waitawheta Tramway

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Waitawheta Tramway

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

19 km return | 8 hours return