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 IslandHawkes Bay

Sunrise Hut

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 - 6 hr return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

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South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The new Mueller Hut

10.4 km return | 7 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Stunning Lake Wanaka views abound on the Walk

16 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandNorthland

Dune plants on Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

11 km one-way | 4 hours 30 minutes one-way

South IslandWest Coast

Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut

17 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandCanterbury

Avalanche Peak Track

Time: 6 - 8 hr return

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North IslandRuapehu

Emerald Lakes

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

19.4 km one-way | 7-8 hours one-way

North IslandWairarapa

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

15 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

10.5 km return | 4-5 hours return

South IslandNelson Region

Stunning deserted Mutton Cove

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

18.8 km return | 6 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Ben Lomond Track

approx 17 km return | 6 - 8 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 IslandCoromandel

Pinnacles

14 km return | 6 - 9 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

Taranaki day break

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

12.6 km return | 7h 45 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Bit of a rough track this one

13.4 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

North IslandHawkes Bay

The walk to Cape Kidnappers

19 km return | 6 hours return