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 IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Giant Rata

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 11 km return | 4 hours 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

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 IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 - 6 hr return

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The new Mueller Hut

10.4 km return | 7 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Looking down at tarns near Lake Angelus

Lake Angelus

Nelson Lakes National Park

Lake Angelus

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 - 3 days (5 - 9 hr each day with 3 route options)

North IslandWairarapa

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

15 km return | 6 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Avalanche Peak Track

Time: 6 - 8 hr return

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

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North IslandRuapehu

Emerald Lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

19.4 km one-way | 7-8 hours one-way

North IslandCoromandel

Pinnacles

14 km return | 6 - 9 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Ben Lomond Track

approx 17 km return | 6 - 8 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Lake Rotoiti circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Lake Rotoiti circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 7 - 10 hrs return

North IslandWaikato

Bit of a rough track this one

13.4 km return | 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

approx 11 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandRotorua Region

Time: 5-6 hours one way Distance: 15km one way

South IslandWest Coast

View from the top of Alex's Knob

Alex Knob Track

Franz Josef Glacier Area

Alex Knob Track

Franz Josef Glacier Area

Time: 8 hr return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 13 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandRuapehu