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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The scenery will take your breath away

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

4 km return | 3 hours return

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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The new Mueller Hut

10.4 km return | 7 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Time: 3 hr circuit

North IslandWairarapa

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

15 km return | 6 hours return

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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)

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

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

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

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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

South IslandCanterbury

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

North IslandTaranaki

Pouakai Circuit

Egmont National Park

Pouakai Circuit

Egmont National Park

Time: 2 - 3 days, Distance: 25 km

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

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

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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 IslandCoromandel

Pinnacles

14 km return | 6 - 9 hours 30 minutes return

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

North IslandTaranaki

Fantham's Peak from Hastings Hill Track

Fantham's Peak

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Fantham's Peak

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

4.1 km return | 5 hours 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