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 IslandFiordland

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Time: 6 hr return

North IslandNorthland

5.2 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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North IslandWellington Region

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Time: 7 hrs

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 IslandWaikato

Mount / Mt Te Aroha Summit Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Mount / Mt Te Aroha Summit Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

7.8 km return | 5 hours return

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North IslandTaranaki

Pouakai Plateau Tarn after snowfall. 15 minutes from Hut.

Mangorei Track to Pouakai Hut

Pouakai Range, Egmont National Park

Mangorei Track to Pouakai Hut

Pouakai Range, Egmont National Park

10 km return | 4-5 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 hr 30 min to 6 hr 30 min return

South IslandNelson Region

Kerr Bay

Time: 5 hrs return

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North IslandTaranaki

Holly Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Holly Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Time: 8hr return

North IslandTaranaki

Fantham's Peak

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Fantham's Peak

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

4.1 km return | 5 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

View of the lava flow from Lake Surprise Track.

Time: 5 hr return

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South IslandNelson Region

Lake Peel Walk

Kahurangi National Park

Lake Peel Walk

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 5 hrs Return. Distance 9km.

North IslandNorthland

Te Whara Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

Te Whara Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

7.5 km one-way | 5 hours one-way

South IslandWest Coast

Mount / Mt Tuhua Track

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Mount / Mt Tuhua Track

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Time: 7 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 IslandBay of Plenty

approx 8 km return | 4 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandOut East

North IslandWellington Region

Te Kopahou Bunker Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

Te Kopahou Bunker Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

9 km return | 4-6 hours return