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 IslandWellington Region

The Rimutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Forest Park

Remutaka Rail Trail

Remutaka Forest Park

18 km one-way | 5-6 hours one-way

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ruapani Circuit Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 13 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

North IslandWaikato

Fairfield Bridge along the  Hamilton Walkway

Time: However long you want to take, Distance: 15km round trip.

South IslandCanterbury

Summit Road Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Summit Road Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Time: 4 hr 30 min - 5 hr one way Note: Closed for lambing August - October

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South IslandFiordland

Lake Monowai - pure serenity

Lake Monowai Carpark to Green Lake

Fiordland National Park

Lake Monowai Carpark to Green Lake

Fiordland National Park

Time: 6 hr 12.5km (one way)

North IslandBay of Plenty

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Lindemann Loop Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

11 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Big River to Inangahua River track

Victoria Conservation Park

Big River to Inangahua River track

Victoria Conservation Park

Time: 6-7 hrs

South IslandFiordland

Time: 4hr (to the hut)

South IslandNelson Region

A stunted Dracophyllum tree above Tasman Bay.

18.4 km return | 6 hours 30 minutes return

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North IslandNorthland

Waipapa River Track

Puketi Forest

Waipapa River Track

Puketi Forest

Time: 2 days

South IslandCanterbury

Pigeon Bay Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Pigeon Bay Walkway

Banks Peninsula

Features include spectacular coastal views, tītoki trees, akeake, and native passion vine/kōhia at their southern limits

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Mount / Mt Hikurangi

Te Ara ki Hikurangi - Ruakumara Range

Mount / Mt Hikurangi

Te Ara ki Hikurangi - Ruakumara Range

Time: 7 hr Distance: 10km

North IslandAuckland Region

Auckland Waterfront - start of the Coast to Coast Walk

Time: 8 hrs (once you have had a few lattes and done a bit of shopping along the way), Distance: 16km

North IslandWairarapa

Honeycomb Rock Walkway

Glenburn Station

Honeycomb Rock Walkway

Glenburn Station

approx 14 km return | 5-6 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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South IslandMarlborough

Memorial at Ship Cove

Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet

Queen Charlotte Track

Ship Cove to Endeavour Inlet

Queen Charlotte Track

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

North IslandWairarapa

Ngapotiki Fan and the wild Wairarapa Coast

approx 18 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

This marine is a special area of coastal and marine environment in which marine life and natural features are legally protected. It's home to eight different marine habitats including inshore reef, rocky inter-tidal platforms and sediment flats.

North IslandNorthland

approx 11 km return | 3 ¼ hours return

North IslandAuckland Region

Dunes near Whatipu

Whatipu Gibbons Track

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Whatipu Gibbons Track

Waitakere Ranges Regional Park

Time: 6 hours return | Distance: 17 km return