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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

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

Kumara pits

2 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

1.7 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

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North IslandNorthland

The Four Sisters - Trounson Kauri Park

1.6 km return | 40 minutes 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

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Tasman Glacier Lake...wow

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

40 minutes return | 2 km return

South IslandWest Coast

Peters Pool

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Peters Pool

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

1.1 km return | 25 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Pancakes anyone

1.1 km return | 20 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Stunner!

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandWest Coast

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

Oparara Arch Walk

Oparara Basin

2 km return | 50 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Its worth it

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandCoromandel

Tairua Estuary from Paku summit

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

Boat sailing through the treacherous pass

approx 1 km return |15 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 IslandQueenstown Region

Tiki Trail

Queenstown

Tiki Trail

Queenstown

Gondola Base Building - 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Split Apple Action

Time: 15 min each way

South IslandCoastal Otago

Views south from Sandymount

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

Sandymount Track

Lovers Leap and The Chasm

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

1.3 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandNelson Region

Approx 2 km return | 30-45 minutes return