Walking

ActivitiesLand Activities

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 IslandWest Coast

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

South IslandCanterbury

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave Stream Scenic Reserve

Cave Walk - Craigieburn

Cave walk takes 1 hr The cave is 594m long and is one of the regions natural gems. Limestone formations nearby were the setting for the filming of “Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe”.

South IslandWanaka Region

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

South IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park is a rugged land of ice and rock, with 19 peaks over 3,000 metres including New Zealand's highest mountain, Aoraki/Mount Cook.

South IslandFiordland

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Time: 6 hr return

North IslandWellington Region

Field Hut and Table Top

Otaki Forks, Tararua Forest Park

Field Hut and Table Top

Otaki Forks, Tararua Forest Park

Time: 5 – 6 hr return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Mangahao Makahika Track

Mangaore, Tararua Forest Park

Mangahao Makahika Track

Mangaore, Tararua Forest Park

Time: 6 - 7 hrs going south, 7- 8 hrs going north, Distance: 15 km

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Knights-Shorts Loop Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Knights-Shorts Loop Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 8 - 10 hr

South IslandFiordland

Monument Track

Fiordland National Park

Monument Track

Fiordland National Park

Time: 1 hr 30 min - 2 hr return

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 - 6 hr return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Giant Rata

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 11 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Benmore Range access track

Access to Benmore Range Conservation Area

Benmore Range access track

Access to Benmore Range Conservation Area

Time: 7 hr return, Distance: 17 km return, 800 m vertical

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

North IslandWellington Region

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Time: 7 hrs

North IslandTaranaki

Taranaki day break

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

12.6 km return | 7h 45 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Pelorus Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Pelorus Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Time: 3-4 days one way

North IslandWairarapa

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

15 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

Central Crater - Northern Circuit

Time: 3 - 4 days

South IslandFiordland

What a View

7 km return | 4-6 hours return