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

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 IslandRuapehu

View of the lava flow from Lake Surprise Track.

Time: 5 hr return

North IslandRuapehu

Time: 4 - 6 days

North IslandNorthland

Cape Brett Lighthouse

16.5 km | 6½ hours one-way

South IslandNelson Region

Lake Peel Walk

Kahurangi National Park

Lake Peel Walk

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 5 hrs Return. Distance 9km.

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North IslandRuapehu

South IslandMarlborough

Summit view - its worth the effort

Mount Stokes Track

Kenepuru Road

Mount Stokes Track

Kenepuru Road

7 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandKaikoura Region

Superb views over the Kaikoura Plain and Peninsula reward those who climb on Mt Fyffe.

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 13 km return | 6 hours return

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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North IslandWaikato

Time: 3 hr to complete loop, or 2 hr return to falls

South IslandQueenstown Region

Pyke

Big Bay Route - Fiordland National Park

Pyke

Big Bay Route - Fiordland National Park

Distance: 88 km

South IslandSouthland

Teal Bay to South Coast Route

Fiordland National Park

Teal Bay to South Coast Route

Fiordland National Park

Time: 10 hrs, Distance: 17 kms one way

North IslandWellington Region

Time: 3 days

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 3 - 4 hr return to bushline

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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 IslandWest Coast

Big River to Inangahua River track

Victoria Conservation Park

Big River to Inangahua River track

Victoria Conservation Park

Time: 6-7 hrs

North IslandHawkes Bay

Time: 3-4 hr return

North IslandBay of Plenty

North South Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

North South Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Time: 5 - 6 days, Distance: 82 km approximately

South IslandFiordland

Time: 3 hr return

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