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 IslandNorthland

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.4 km

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 40 min return

South IslandQueenstown Region

View from the walk

Time: 45 min

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 45 min

South IslandWest Coast

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

North IslandRotorua Region

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

Okere Falls Track

Lake Rotoiti

2.4 km return | 1 hour return

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North IslandOut East

View from Lou's lookout

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

Lou's Lookout

Lake Waikaremoana

2 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandBay of Plenty

The lower falls

2 km return | 45 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

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North IslandNorthland

The Four Sisters - Trounson Kauri Park

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Pines Beach - Lake Tekapo

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

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

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South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

South IslandWest Coast

Limestone Cliffs on Trumans Track

1.4 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 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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North IslandOut East

Quite a climb, the Lighthouse in the distance

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

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 IslandCoromandel

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Some pretty big redwoods...

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

A series of walking tracks and trails through giant Californian Redwood trees