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 IslandOut East

looking out over the walk

5.8 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Observatory - Mt John

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Mount John Summit Circuit

Lake Tekapo Walkway, direct route to summit

Approx 3 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Monro Beach - Look for Penguins!

4.7 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return

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North IslandRuapehu

Taranaki Falls in all thier glory

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

Taranaki Falls

Whakapapa Village

6 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandRuapehu

Close up of Silica Rapids

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

Silica Rapids

Whakapapa Village

7 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 2 hours return

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South IslandWest Coast

Cliffs at Cape Foulwind

3.4 km one-way | 1 hour 15 minutes one-way

South IslandWest Coast

very Jerasic

7 km return | 2 hours return

North IslandTaupo Region

Huka Falls - the bigger picture

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

Huka Falls Walkway

Spa Park to Huka Falls

6 km return | 1h 45 minutes return

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South IslandNelson Region

3.4 km return | 1 hour 20 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Icebergs up close

Time: 1 hr

North IslandAuckland Region

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South IslandNelson Region

South IslandCanterbury

At the Top

Time: 3 hours Distance: 3.5km one way

North IslandBay of Plenty

One of the old rail tunnels

7 km one-way | 2 hours one-way

North IslandAuckland Region

Time: 2 hr 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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North IslandAuckland Region

1 km one-way | 1 hour one-way

South IslandNelson Region

North IslandNorthland

4 km return | 1½ hours return

South IslandWanaka Region

Wanaka nestled beside Mt Iron

4.5 km return | 1 hour 30 minutes return