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 IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Wharariki Beach and Puponga Farm Park in behind.

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

Wharariki Beach Walk

Archway Islands

2 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

The beach at Sandfly Bay

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

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South IslandWest Coast

Restored Mining Town in Ross

Time: 45 minutes return Features Rainforest, gold history, relics, old cemetery.

North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track to Dawson Falls

Kaponga, Egmont National Park

Time: 45 min to 1 hr loop track

South IslandFiordland

3.5 km one-way | 50 minutes one-way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Pines Beach - Lake Tekapo

Time: up to an hour for each walk, each way

North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandNelson Region

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

North IslandRotorua Region

Stunning colours

Time: 40 min return, $18 cost to walk the track

South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandMarlborough

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

1.7 km return | 45 minutes 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 IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

North IslandWaikato

Kumara pits

2 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

Primo!

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

Marokopa Falls

Waitomo area

840 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

The Four Sisters - Trounson Kauri Park

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Tasman Glacier Lake...wow

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

40 minutes return | 2 km return