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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South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandFiordland

Lake Gunn nature walk

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

1.2 km return | 45 minutes return

North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

1.3 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandCanterbury

Time: 40 min return From Akaroa, take the Akaroa Lighthouse Road - 11 km of steep, narrow rough road, suitable for 4 wheel-drive vehicles.

South IslandMarlborough

Time: 30 min

South IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

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North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

2 km one-way | 45 minutes one-way

North IslandOut East

Time: 1 hour return

South IslandMarlborough

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

3 km return | 1 hour return

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North IslandWairarapa

Pukaha Mount Bruce, National Wildlife Centre

approx 1 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

1.3 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

Otito Track

Matapouri

Otito Track

Matapouri

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.2 km loop

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North IslandWellington Region

Nga Taonga Nature Walk

Catchpool Valley

Nga Taonga Nature Walk

Catchpool Valley

1.3 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

River Walk

Fox Glacier

River Walk

Fox Glacier

1.8 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Time: 45 minute round trip

South IslandMarlborough

Motuara Island Track

Queen Charlotte Sound

Motuara Island Track

Queen Charlotte Sound

Time: 30 min one way

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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 IslandNorthland

Father of the Forest - Matua Ngahere

Te Matua Ngahere Walk

Waipoua Forest

Te Matua Ngahere Walk

Waipoua Forest

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

1.5 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandWest Coast

Terminus...... Fox Glacier

Fox Glacier / Te Ara o Tuawe Walk

Fox Glacier Terminal Face

Fox Glacier / Te Ara o Tuawe Walk

Fox Glacier Terminal Face

2.6 km return | 1 hour return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Old Chinese miners hut

400 m return | upto 40 minutes return