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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South IslandCanterbury

Little River Rail Trail - Christchurch

Distance: currently just over 30km, it will be 45km when fully completed

South IslandKaikoura Region

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

South IslandSouthland

Port Craig Wharf

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

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

South IslandStewart Island

Rugged serenity

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

South IslandMarlborough

Secluded Coves from the Queen Charlotte Track

Camp Bay to Torea Saddle

Queen Charlotte Track

Camp Bay to Torea Saddle

Queen Charlotte Track

24.5 km one-way | 7 hours 45 minutes one-way

South IslandKaikoura Region

Barratts Bivvy

no longer exists

Barratts Bivvy

no longer exists

The bivvy was destroyed in the November 2016 earthquake.

South IslandKaikoura Region

Kowhai-Hapuku Circuit

Mount / Mt Fyffe

Kowhai-Hapuku Circuit

Mount / Mt Fyffe

This rugged 2-3 day trip over Kowhai Saddle is typical Kaikoura country.

South IslandNelson Region

The Nelson mineral belt with with ultramafic rocks

40 km return | 11 hours return

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Paki Stream

Time: 8 hours 15 minutes one-way | Distance: 20.3 km to Te Paki Stream

North IslandBay of Plenty

Te Hoe Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

Te Hoe Track

Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tane Conservation Park

This track provides access to the more remote areas of Whirinaki Te Pua-a-Tāne Conservation Park. Tramping in this area is rugged and requires high fitness levels.

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Views of the Godley Range

32 km return | 9-11 hours return