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

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Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

2.3 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tunnels!

Time: 1 hour round trip, Distance: 2.5km

North IslandOut East

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

2 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Tiki Trail

Queenstown

Tiki Trail

Queenstown

Gondola Base Building - 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Mt Sunday (Edoras)

Distance: 2km

North IslandNorthland

Busby Head from the track to Smugglers Bay

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Time: 1 hr Distance: 3 km

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North IslandNorthland

Smugglers Bay Loop Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

Smugglers Bay Loop Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 2 hours return Distance: 3km return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Time: 1 hr

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Stunner!

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Devils Punch Bowl viewing from the road

2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandTaranaki

Wilkies pool

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Wilkies Pools Loop Track

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Time: 1 - 1hr 30 min return

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South IslandNelson Region

Pillar point on the left and Cape Farewell on the right.

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Pillar Point Lighthouse Track

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Omaru Falls

Time: 1 hr return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: Depends on route taken

South IslandCoastal Otago

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

2.5 km return | 1 hour 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 IslandWellington Region

View from the top of Mt Victoria

South IslandWest Coast

Bloody beautiful!

Time: 1 hr 30 min round trip

South IslandCanterbury

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandCoromandel

Time: 1.5 hrs return