Walking

ActivitiesLand Activities

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 IslandOut East

Birds eye view

Time: 3 - 4 days, Distance: 46 km

North IslandTaranaki

Mt Taranaki

Around the Mountain Circuit

Egmont National Park

Around the Mountain Circuit

Egmont National Park

Time: 4 - 5 days, Distance: 45 km - 49 km depending on if upper or lower track is taken

South IslandWanaka Region

The view on top of Gillespie Pass

Time: 3 - 4 days, Distance: 58 km

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South IslandNelson Region

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Wangapeka Track

Kahurangi National Park

Time: 4 - 6 days one way, Distance: 59 km

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 days

South IslandFiordland

Luxmore Hut

Kepler Track

Luxmore Hut

Kepler Track

27.6 km return | 9 hours return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Greenstone & Caples Tracks

Fiordland National Park

Greenstone & Caples Tracks

Fiordland National Park

Time: 4 - 5 days

North IslandBay of Plenty

Whirinaki Track

Entrance via Minginui Village

Whirinaki Track

Entrance via Minginui Village

Time: 2 - 5 days

North IslandAuckland Region

Hillary Trail

Waitakere Ranges

Hillary Trail

Waitakere Ranges

Time - 4 days

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South IslandMarlborough

Time: 2 days one way, Distance: 27 km

South IslandMarlborough

Amazing vistas along the Queen Charlotte

Time: From 1 hour to 5 days one way, Total Distance: 70 km

South IslandQueenstown Region

Hollyford Track

Fiordland National Park

Hollyford Track

Fiordland National Park

Time: 4 days one way, Distance: 56 km

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South IslandKaikoura Region

Superb views over the Kaikoura Plain and Peninsula reward those who climb on Mt Fyffe.

North IslandWellington Region

Time: 3 days

South IslandQueenstown Region

Pyke

Big Bay Route - Fiordland National Park

Pyke

Big Bay Route - Fiordland National Park

Distance: 88 km

North IslandBay of Plenty

North South Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

North South Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Time: 5 - 6 days, Distance: 82 km approximately

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AndreaT

Germany

If going by campervan, don't underestimate the distances, eat at The Beach House in Riverton, do the Rob Valley track, have windshield insurance, expect changing weather.

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South IslandSouthland

Port Craig Wharf

Time: 10 - 13 hrs, Distance: 33 km (one way)

South IslandWest Coast

This water is definitely pretty chilly on the ...

Copland Track

To Welcome Flat Hut

Copland Track

To Welcome Flat Hut

Time: 2 days return. Distance: 34 km return.

North IslandNorthland

16.5 km | 6½ hours one-way

South IslandStewart Island

Rugged serenity

Time: 4 - 6 days round trip from Freshwater, Distance: 71.5 km round trip