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

Tidal stream at Tapotupotu Bay

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

Te Paki Coastal Track

Tapotupotu Bay to Cape Reinga

5 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandWanaka Region

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

French Ridge Track

Matukituki Valley

Time: 4-5 hours, Distance: 7.2 km

South IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

South IslandNelson Region

Puponga Hilltop Walk

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Puponga hilltop walk

Farewell Spit & Puponga Farm Park

Time: 2-3 hr one way

South IslandFiordland

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Earland Falls walk

Milford Road

Time: 6 hr return

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South IslandWest Coast

Time: 4 hours one way

South IslandQueenstown Region

Time: 6 hours return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Mangahao Makahika Track

Mangaore, Tararua Forest Park

Mangahao Makahika Track

Mangaore, Tararua Forest Park

Time: 6 - 7 hrs going south, 7- 8 hrs going north, Distance: 15 km

South IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 - 6 hr return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Benmore Range access track

Access to Benmore Range Conservation Area

Benmore Range access track

Access to Benmore Range Conservation Area

Time: 7 hr return, Distance: 17 km return, 800 m vertical

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Fernhill

One Mile Track

Fernhill

One Mile Track

Time: 3 - 4 hr

North IslandTairāwhiti Gisborne

North IslandWellington Region

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Whakanui Track

Rimutaka Forest Park

Time: 7 hrs

North IslandWellington Region

Field Hut and Table Top

Otaki Forks, Tararua Forest Park

Field Hut and Table Top

Otaki Forks, Tararua Forest Park

Time: 5 – 6 hr return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

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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

5.2 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

North IslandTaupo Region

Time: 4 - 5 hr, Distance: 13 km return

South IslandWest Coast

Manson Nicholls Memorial Hut

17 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Time: 8 hr return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

The new Mueller Hut

10.4 km return | 7 hours return