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

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

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 IslandWest Coast

View from the Bluffs

Time: 3 hr return

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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

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lake Hayes in magic morning light

Time: 2 hour loop

South IslandFiordland

What a View

7 km return | 4-6 hours return

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 3 - 4 hr one way

North IslandWaikato

3.2 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 6km

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North IslandOut East

4.5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandStewart Island

Untouched goodness on Ulva Island

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Approx 7 km return | approx 3 hours return (these are maximums)

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

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South IslandCanterbury

Time: 3 hr round trip

South IslandWanaka Region

Up the Matukituki Valley to the Rob Roy Track

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

10 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandWaikato

10 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

5.4 km return | 30 mins - 2 hours 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 IslandNelson Region

Time: 3 hr circuit

North IslandWellington Region

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

8 km return | 2-3 hours return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

View from the top of Mt John

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

7 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Hooker valley, beautiful

Hooker Valley Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Hooker Valley Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

10 km return | 3 hours return