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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South IslandQueenstown Region

9 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandKaikoura Region

Kaikoura Peninsula from the air

11.7 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

approx 7 km return | 2-3 hours return

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North IslandWellington Region

Wind swept - Red Rocks Wellington

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

9 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandOut East

looking out over the walk

5.8 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

7.2 km return | 3 hours return

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North IslandNorthland

Mount Manaia

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Diamond Lake up close

7 km return | 3 hours return to Rocky Mountain Summit

North IslandRuapehu

Close up of Silica Rapids

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 - 4 hr return

North IslandWairarapa

Earth or Mars?

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

4km return | 2-4 hours return

North IslandWaikato

The Wairere Falls pumping after the rain

5 km return | 3 hours return

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North IslandOut East

View over Anaura bay

4.5 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandTaranaki

Maketawa Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Maketawa Hut track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

5.8 km return | 2 hours 45 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Spirits bay a special place

Te Paki Coastal Track

Kapowairua to Pandora

Te Paki Coastal Track

Kapowairua to Pandora

9 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandMarlborough

Waikawa Bay - Marlborough Sounds

approx 9 km return | approx 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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North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach

Te Paki Coastal Track

Te Werahi Beach to Twilight Beach

7.2 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandFiordland

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Pukenui Forest Track

Western Hills and Pukenui Forest

Pukenui Forest Track

Western Hills and Pukenui Forest

8.2 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandNorthland

8 km one-way | 3½ hours one-way including detours