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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Mount / Mt John

Lake Alexandrina round trip

Time: 6-8 hours, 26km round trip

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)

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

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South IslandWest Coast

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Croesus Track

Paparoa National Park

Time: 7 - 8 hr, Distance: 18 km

North IslandNorthland

Busby Head from the track to Smugglers Bay

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Busby Head Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve - Whangarei Heads

Time: 1 hr Distance: 3 km

South IslandCanterbury

Mt Sunday (Edoras)

Distance: 2km

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South IslandWest Coast

700 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandWaikato

1 km return | 45 minutes return

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 IslandMarlborough

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

Circle Walk

Pelorus Bridge Scenic Reserve

1.7 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandCoastal Otago

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

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North IslandWellington Region

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

Matiu/Somes Island

Wellington Harbour

8 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandOut East

4.5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

North IslandOut East

Lake Waikareiti from the air

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikareiti Walk

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 5 km return | 2 hours 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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South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

North IslandNorthland

Time: 30 min Distance: 1.4 km

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Kettlehole Track

Lake Pukaki Terminal Moraine Conservation Area

Kettlehole Track

Lake Pukaki Terminal Moraine Conservation Area

Time: 1 hr return loop / Distance: 4 km

North IslandRotorua Region

Time: 7 hours one way

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