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 IslandAuckland Region

The surf lifesaving tower at Te Henga

Bethells Rd to Constable Rd 8 km or 3 - 4 hr one way, Bethells Rd to O’Neill’s Bay 2 km or 45 min one way.

North IslandNorthland

8.4 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandAuckland Region

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

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South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandNelson Region

Puponga Hilltop Walk

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 2-3 hr one way

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North IslandNorthland

Tidal stream at Tapotupotu Bay

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

5 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandWest Coast

View from the Bluffs

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

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South IslandWest Coast

Tatare Tunnels Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Tatare Tunnels Walk

Westland Tai Poutini National Park

3.6 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Aramoana

Port Chalmers

Upto 4 km return | upto 1 hour return

South IslandFiordland

3.5 km one-way | 50 minutes one-way

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North IslandWellington Region

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 6km

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Hayes in magic morning light

Time: 2 hour loop

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The scenery will take your breath away

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

4 km return | 3 hours 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 IslandFiordland

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Time: 6 hr return

South IslandFiordland

What a View

7 km return | 4-6 hours return

North IslandWairarapa

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

5.2 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return