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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

Lake Pukaki track

Ruataniwha Conservation Park, Mackenzie Basin

Lake Pukaki track

Ruataniwha Conservation Park, Mackenzie Basin

Time: 5 hr return / Distance: 12 km

South IslandCoastal Otago

North IslandWaikato

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

Summit Track

Hakarimata Scenic Reserve, Ngaruawahia

4 km return | 3 hours return (generous)

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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 IslandCanterbury

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Temple Basin walk

Arthur's Pass

Time: 3 hr return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

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South IslandWest Coast

Lone Surfer loving life at Tauranga Bay

Time: 20 min

South IslandQueenstown Region

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

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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

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 20 min one way Distance 1km

South IslandCanterbury

Mt Sunday (Edoras)

Distance: 2km

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North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Time: 1 hr

South IslandQueenstown Region

Fernhill

One Mile Track

Fernhill

One Mile Track

Time: 3 - 4 hr

North IslandCoromandel

Time: Various

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

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Nicola

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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 IslandNelson Region

Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Braeburn Walk, Lake Rotoroa

Nelson Lakes National Park

Time: 2 hr return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Bridge to Nowhere

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

Bridge to Nowhere Walk

Mangapurua/Kaiwhakauka Valleys

approx 4.6 km return | 1 hour 15 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

Morning reflections of Mitre Peak

Milford Sound Foreshore Walk

Fiordland National Park

Milford Sound Foreshore Walk

Fiordland National Park

400 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury