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 IslandWaikato

Omaru Falls

Time: 1 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Perfect reflections

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Time: 30 min

South IslandCanterbury

Mt Sunday (Edoras)

Distance: 2km

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

The beach at Sandfly Bay

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

Stratford Plateau track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Stratford Plateau track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Restored Mining Town in Ross

Time: 45 minutes return Features Rainforest, gold history, relics, old cemetery.

South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

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South IslandWest Coast

Couldn't really get much bluer....!

650 m one-way | 15 minutes one-way

North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandRotorua Region

Tarawera Falls

Time: 40 minutes return | Time: 1.4 km return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Pines Beach - Lake Tekapo

Time: up to an hour for each walk, each way

South IslandNelson Region

These springs aren't hot, jump in if you are brave

1.2 km return | 30 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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North IslandBay of Plenty

Tunnels!

Time: 1 hour round trip, Distance: 2.5km

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: Depends on route taken

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

Ngutuoha Nature Trail

Te Urewera National Park

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

North IslandWaikato

Kumara pits

2 km return | 40 minutes return