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.

167 items with the highest ranking score first, showing page 1 of 9.

North IslandAuckland Region

approx 8 km return | 20 minutes to 3 hours return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The scenery will take your breath away

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Sealy Tarns Track

Mount / Mt Cook National Park

4 km return | 3 hours return

Conservation Campsite Pass

Save up to 70% on campsite fees! Support conservation and experience the natural beauty of NZ. 74 Department of Conservation campsites, one convenient pass.

Get the Pass

South IslandStewart Island

Untouched goodness on Ulva Island

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Ulva Island

Self Guided Walks

Approx 7 km return | approx 3 hours return (these are maximums)

North IslandWellington Region

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

8 km return | 2-3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

approx 6 km return | 3 hours 30 minutes return to bushline

Top Ranked NZ Deals Pass

Access savings worth hundreds of $$ on Top Ranked NZ Accommodation and Activities for just $1 per day.

Get deals pass

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

North IslandWaikato

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

4 km return | 3 hours return (generous)

North IslandOut East

4.5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

Thank You - to the thousands of travellers that have contributed to our Top Voted NZ Activities Map - it's free from Rankers.

South IslandCanterbury

Deer Spur track

Peel Forest Park

Deer Spur track

Peel Forest Park

Time: 2 hr return

North IslandOut East

Giant Rata

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Ngamoko Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 11 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 6km

Camping NZ App Icon

Camping NZ App

Every camping site on your iPhone™, iPad™ or Android™ phone or tablet. Avoid camping penalties using this council approved app. Featuring offline maps.

Download from the App Store Download Android app on Google Play

North IslandWaikato

3.2 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Ball Shelter Hut route

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 3 - 4 hr one way

South IslandWanaka Region

Up the Matukituki Valley to the Rob Roy Track

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

10 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandTaranaki

We are a pest free sanctuary. We have spent millions of dollars and hours eradicating mice, rats, stoats, weasels and possums from inside the...

AndreaT's avatar

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.

map

South IslandFiordland

What a View

7 km return | 4-6 hours return

North IslandTaranaki

Stratford Plateau track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Stratford Plateau track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 - 4 hr return

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 3 hr round trip