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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North IslandNorthland

Waipapa River Track

Puketi Forest

Waipapa River Track

Puketi Forest

Time: 2 days

South IslandNelson Region

A stunted Dracophyllum tree above Tasman Bay.

18.4 km return | 6 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandStewart Island

Rugged serenity

Time: 4 - 6 days round trip from Freshwater, Distance: 71.5 km round trip

North IslandAuckland Region

Dunes near Whatipu

Whatipu Gibbons Track

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Whatipu Gibbons Track

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Time: 6 hours return | Distance: 17 km return

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Paki Stream

Time: 8 hours 15 minutes one-way | Distance: 20.3 km to Te Paki Stream

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North IslandBay of Plenty

Henderson Tramline Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Henderson Tramline Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

9 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Sign of the Packhorse Walk

Orton Bradley Park

Sign of the Packhorse Walk

Orton Bradley Park

North IslandAuckland Region

approx 5 km one-way | 2 hours one-way

North IslandBay of Plenty

Te Hoe Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

Te Hoe Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

This track provides access to the more remote areas of Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park. Tramping in this area is rugged and requires high fitness levels.

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Mangakawa Track

Morere Springs Scenic Reserve

Mangakawa Track

Morere Springs Scenic Reserve

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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North IslandBay of Plenty

approx 8 km return | 4 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandKaikoura Region

Barratts Bivvy

no longer exists

Barratts Bivvy

no longer exists

The bivvy was destroyed in the November 2016 earthquake.

South IslandCanterbury

Mount / Mt Herbert Walkway

Orton Bradley Park

Mount / Mt Herbert Walkway

Orton Bradley Park

North IslandWellington Region

Mount Climie

Tunnel Gully Recreation Area

Mount Climie

Tunnel Gully Recreation Area

12 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandWairarapa

Sign near Mount Holdsworth Summit

Mount Holdsworth Summit

Tararua Forest Park

Mount Holdsworth Summit

Tararua Forest Park

approx 18 km return | 7 ½ hours return (return following East Holdsworth Track)

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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 IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

North IslandAuckland Region

3.3 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandKaikoura Region

Kowhai-Hapuku Circuit

Mount / Mt Fyffe

Kowhai-Hapuku Circuit

Mount / Mt Fyffe

This rugged 2-3 day trip over Kowhai Saddle is typical Kaikoura country.

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 8 - 9hours one way, Distance: 11.1 km

North IslandBay of Plenty

10 km return | 4 hours return