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.

39 items with the highest ranking score first, showing page 2 of 2.

North IslandWaikato

Buried Forest

Pureora Forest Park

Buried Forest

Pureora Forest Park

100 metres return | 5 minutes return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Bathgate Nature Walk

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve

Bathgate Nature Walk

Balls Clearing Scenic Reserve

400 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandWairarapa

500 m return | 5 minutes return +

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Papakorito Falls

Lake Waikaremoana

Papakorito Falls

Lake Waikaremoana

100 m return | 5 minutes return

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Each camping location is approved by a regional council in NZ. So if it shows on the map, you’re allowed to stay.

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South IslandWest Coast

Time: 5 min

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

550 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

200 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Bowen Bush is a great introduction to alpine flora

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

150 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

200 m return | 5 minutes return

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North IslandTaupo Region

Gnarled old podocarps

Cemetery Walk / Northern Walking Track

Opepe Bush Historic Reserve

Cemetery Walk / Northern Walking Track

Opepe Bush Historic Reserve

500 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Fleming River

Tractor Exhibit

Fleming River

Tractor Exhibit

Time: 5 minutes

South IslandSouthland

200 m return | 5 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Want a quick run around to let off steam? Kids can run this loop in a minute.

South IslandMarlborough

400 m return | 10 minutes return

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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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North IslandWaikato

200 m return | 5 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

300 m return | 5 minutes return

South IslandMarlborough

200 m return | 5 minutes return

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

Whatapo Bay Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

Whatapo Bay Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

500 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

200 m return | 10 minutes return