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.

South IslandCoastal Otago

One of  Dunedin's most remote beaches

5 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

8.4 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

Tauranga Loop Track

Waioeka Gorge

approx 6 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandWellington Region

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

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North IslandAuckland Region

Marawhara

White - Rose - Laird Thomson Circuit Track

Marawhara

White - Rose - Laird Thomson Circuit Track

Time: 2 hours return Distance: 3.2km

South IslandSouthland

Stirling point

6.2 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

approx 4.6 km return | 1 hour 15 minutes return

North IslandWairarapa

Reef at Castlepoint

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

Deliverance Cove Track

Castlepoint Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Lake Waikareiti from the air

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 5 km return | 2 hours return

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South IslandWest Coast

Fox River

Time: 1hr to the caves, Distance: 7km return. Add another 2 hrs return to Ballroom overhang

North IslandWaikato

Ruakuri Cave

3.3 km one-way | 1 hour 15 minutes one-way

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Sylvan Track

4.6 km if returning via old tramline | 1 hour 40 minutes return via old tramline

North IslandTaranaki

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South IslandMarlborough

Whites bay

Whites Bay tracks

Eastern Marlborough

Whites Bay tracks

Eastern Marlborough

Time: 10 min to 8-9 hr return depending which track taken

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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

View from the top

3.8 km return |1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

The water race supplied power to the mine

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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Observatory - Mt John

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Approx 3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Alta

3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Monro Beach - Look for Penguins!

4.7 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return