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

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Lake Kaniere Walkway

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Time: 8 hr return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Lord of the rings land - the fortress of Isengard

Time: 6 - 8 hours return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

Sunrise Track

Eastern Ruahine Forest Park

approx 13 km return | 5 hours return

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South IslandQueenstown Region

Ben Lomond Track

approx 17 km return | 6 - 8 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

Emerald Lakes - Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

Tongariro Alpine Crossing

Tongariro National Park

19.4 km one-way | 7-8 hours one-way

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

Te Paki Coastal Track

Twilight Beach to Te Paki Stream

11 km one-way | 4 hours 30 minutes one-way

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South IslandCanterbury

Little River Rail Trail - Christchurch

Distance: currently just over 30km, it will be 45km when fully completed

South IslandWest Coast

Historical gold mining artifacts along the trail

Time: 6 hr, Distance: 10.5km

South IslandNelson Region

Admiring Mt Arthur peak

18.4 km return | 6 hours 30 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

17 km return | 4 hours return

North IslandNorthland

7.3 km return | 5 hours return

South IslandSouthland

Cannibal bay

Time: 5 hr return

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South IslandNelson Region

Stunning deserted Mutton Cove

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

Separation Point Walk and Seal Colony

Abel Tasman National Park - Totaranui to Separation Point return via Gibbs Hill

18.8 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandCoromandel

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

Billygoat Circuit Track

Kauaeranga Valley

10.5 km return | 4-5 hours return

North IslandTaranaki

Pouakai Plateau Tarn after snowfall. 15 minutes from Hut.

Mangorei Track to Pouakai Hut

Pouakai Range, Egmont National Park

Mangorei Track to Pouakai Hut

Pouakai Range, Egmont National Park

10 km return | 4-5 hours return

North IslandWaikato

Mount / Mt Te Aroha Summit Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

Mount / Mt Te Aroha Summit Track

Kaimai Mamaku Forest Park

7.8 km return | 5 hours return

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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.

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South IslandCanterbury

Time: 5 hr 30 min to 6 hr 30 min return

North IslandWairarapa

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

Powell Hut

Mount Holdsworth

15 km return | 6 hours return

North IslandTaranaki

Taranaki day break

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

Mount Taranaki Summit Track

North Egmont, Egmont National Park

12.6 km return | 7h 45 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Kerr Bay

Time: 5 hrs return