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 IslandBay of Plenty

Kohi Point

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

Kohi Point Walkway

Ohope beach to Whakatane

approx 8 km one-way | 3 hours one-way

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 3-4 hours. Distance: 6km

South IslandWest Coast

View from the Bluffs

Time: 3 hr return

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North IslandWaikato

Trig at Ruapane

3.2 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandOut East

4.5 km return | 2 hours 30 minutes return

South IslandWanaka Region

Misty views over Lake Wanaka

7 km return | 3 hours return to Rocky Mountain Summit

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South IslandFiordland

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

Key Summit Track

Routeburn Track - Fiordland National Park

7.2 km return | 3 hours return

South IslandQueenstown Region

Sawpit Gully

Time: 2 - 3 hour round trip

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

View from the top of Mt John

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

Mount John via Lakeshore

Lake Tekapo Walkway

7 km return | 3 hours return

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South IslandWanaka Region

Up the Matukituki Valley to the Rob Roy Track

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

Rob Roy Track

Matukituki Valley

10 km return | 4 hours return

South IslandKaikoura Region

Kaikoura Peninsula from the air

11.7 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandHawkes Bay

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

Te Mata Park

Te Mata Peak

5.4 km return | 30 mins - 2 hours 15 minutes return

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South IslandCanterbury

Time: 3 hr round trip

South IslandQueenstown Region

9 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandNorthland

Mount Manaia

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

Mount Manaia Track

Bream Head Scenic Reserve

4 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandWest Coast

Time: 3 - 4 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 IslandWellington Region

Wind swept - Red Rocks Wellington

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

Red Rocks Track

Te Kopahou Reserve

9 km return | 2-3 hours return

North IslandWairarapa

Earth or Mars?

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

Pinnacles Track

Putangirua - Aorangi Forest Park

4km return | 2-4 hours return

North IslandWaikato

The Wairere Falls pumping after the rain

5 km return | 3 hours return

North IslandOut East

View over Anaura bay

4.5 km return | 2 hours return