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 IslandTaranaki

Time: 3 hour return (or overnight)

North IslandNorthland

Kauri Grove Track

Tangihua Forest

Kauri Grove Track

Tangihua Forest

Time: 3hr return, Distance: 4km return

South IslandFiordland

approx 7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

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North IslandNorthland

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

North IslandAuckland Region

From a bygone era

5.6 km one-way | 3 hours 30 minutes one-way

South IslandFiordland

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Lake Howden walk

Milford Road

Time: 3 hr return

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North IslandNorthland

9 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandBay of Plenty

One of the old rail tunnels

7 km one-way | 2 hours one-way

North IslandHawkes Bay

Bell Rock Loop Track

Boundary Stream

Bell Rock Loop Track

Boundary Stream

5.3 km return | 3 hours return

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South IslandFiordland

Lake Marian - tranquility

Lake Marian Track

Hollyford Road - Fiordland National Park

Lake Marian Track

Hollyford Road - Fiordland National Park

4.8 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

View from Skyline Ridge

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Skyline Ridge walk

Mount / Mt Ruapehu

Skyline Ridge walk

Amazing vistas from Mt Ruapehu

North IslandWaikato

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

4 km return | 3 hours return (generous)

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South IslandQueenstown Region

approx 6 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return to bushline

North IslandRotorua Region

Rainbow Mountain

5 km return | 3 hours return to summit

South IslandWanaka Region

West Matukituki Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

West Matukituki Track

Mount / Mt Aspiring National Park

Time: 1 hr 30 min - 2 hr 30 min, Distance: 3.2 - 9 km depending on section(s) of track taken

South IslandWanaka Region

Sawyer Burn Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Sawyer Burn Track

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Time: 4 hrs 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 IslandBay of Plenty

Time: 2 hr 30 min return

North IslandRuapehu

View of Falls from the lookout

Time: 2 hrs return

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 2.5 hours return

South IslandCoastal Otago

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Grahams Bush Track

Mount / Mt Cargill

Time: 2.5 hr return, Distance: 4 km