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 IslandNelson Region

they are up there somewhere I can hear them

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

Bellbird Walk

Lake Rotoiti - Nelson Lakes National Park

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

870 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

A herd of elephants

500 m return | 15 minutes return

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North IslandWairarapa

Cape Palliser Lighthouse

1 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Cape Campbell from the air

400 m return | 5 minutes + return

South IslandFiordland

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Lake Manapouri

Frasers Beach Track

Time: 30 minutes

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South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

South IslandMarlborough

Pelorus River along the Totara Walk

Totara Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Totara Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

800 m return | 30 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Approx 1 km return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandWaikato

Looking down from the tower

Forest Tower

Pureora Forest Park

Forest Tower

Pureora Forest Park

600 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Cape Foulwind Walkway

Tauranga Bay to Seal Colony

Cape Foulwind Walkway

Tauranga Bay to Seal Colony

800 m return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandWaikato

Natural bridge

700 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Almost there

Te Paki Stream

Sand Dune Walking

Te Paki Stream

Sand Dune Walking

NZ's version of walking the moon

South IslandSouthland

The "nuggets" at Nugget Point

500 m return | 10 - 20 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Purakaunui Falls head on

1 km return | 20 minutes 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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South IslandNelson Region

Walk along the golden sands to some primo walks

From 20 mins to 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Dobson Nature Walk

Arthur's Pass

Dobson Nature Walk

Arthur's Pass

700 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Totara Walk

Pureora Forest Park

Totara Walk

Pureora Forest Park

960 metres return | 30 minutes return

North IslandWellington Region

Various short walks from 5 mins to 1 hour