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 IslandWanaka Region

A bit of lunging along the Cascade Saddle Track

Time: 2 days, Distance: Approx. 60 km

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

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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

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South IslandMarlborough

Pelorus Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Pelorus Track

Mount / Mt Richmond Forest Park

Time: 3-4 days one way

North IslandRuapehu

Central Crater - Northern Circuit

Time: 3 - 4 days

South IslandQueenstown Region

View along the Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track

Fiordland National Park / Mt Aspiring National Park

Routeburn Track

Fiordland National Park / Mt Aspiring National Park

Time: 3 days, Distance: 32 km

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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)

South IslandQueenstown Region

Rees Dart Vista

Rees-Dart Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

Rees-Dart Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

Time: 4 - 5 days

South IslandWest Coast

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

Karamea end of Heaphy Track

Kahurangi National Park

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South IslandStewart Island

Rakiura - untouched

Time: 9 - 11 days, Distance: 125 km

South IslandFiordland

Desending to Roe Hut

Dusky Track

Fiordland National Park

Dusky Track

Fiordland National Park

Time: Up to 8 - 9 days, Distance: 84 km

North IslandTaranaki

Mt Taranaki

Around the Mountain Circuit

Egmont National Park

Around the Mountain Circuit

Egmont National Park

Time: 4 - 5 days, Distance: 45 km - 49 km depending on if upper or lower track is taken

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North IslandTaranaki

Pouakai Circuit

Egmont National Park

Pouakai Circuit

Egmont National Park

Time: 2 - 3 days, Distance: 25 km

South IslandNelson Region

Mount / Mt Owen

Kahurangi National Park

Mount / Mt Owen

Kahurangi National Park

Time: Northern access: 9 hr, Southern access 7 hr, Distance: Courthouse Flat to Granity Pass Hut - 8.3 km

South IslandNelson Region

Lake Rotoiti circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Lake Rotoiti circuit

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 7 - 10 hrs return

North IslandRuapehu

Time: 4 - 6 days

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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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South IslandWanaka Region

The view on top of Gillespie Pass

Time: 3 - 4 days, Distance: 58 km

South IslandNelson Region

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 4 - 6 days one way, Distance: 59 km

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Rangiwahia Hut

Deadmans Track - Rangiwahia, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Rangiwahia Hut

Deadmans Track - Rangiwahia, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 2 days

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 days