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

1 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

1 km return | 30 minutes return

North IslandCoromandel

Broken Hills Battery Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

Broken Hills Battery Walk

Broken Hills Recreation Area

550 m return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandRuapehu

Tawhai Falls, full frontal

Tawhai Falls walk

Whakapapa Village

Tawhai Falls walk

Whakapapa Village

800 m return | 15 minutes return

South IslandQueenstown Region

1 km return | 20 minutes return

North IslandAuckland Region

We have lift-off - Muriwai Gannet Colony

Takapu Refuge Walk

Muriwai Gannet Colony

Takapu Refuge Walk

Muriwai Gannet Colony

approx 1.5 km return | 30 minutes return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

Moeraki Boulders at sunrise

600 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandCanterbury

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

Big Tree Walk

Peel Forest Park

870 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Nugget Point / Tokata

Roaring Bay Penguin Hide and Walk

Nugget Point / Tokata

Roaring Bay Penguin Hide and Walk

500 m return | 20 minutes return

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North IslandTaupo Region

Hot, hot, Tokaanu Hotpools

600 m return | 20 minutes return

South IslandFiordland

720 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandNorthland

From the top lookout

Otuihau Whangarei Falls

AH Reed Memorial Park

Otuihau Whangarei Falls

AH Reed Memorial Park

1 km return | 30 minutes return

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South IslandWanaka Region

Makarora Bush Walk

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

Makarora Bush Walk

Haast Pass/Tioripatea

1 km return | 15 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Bellbird Walk

Lake Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

Bellbird Walk

Lake Mahinapua Scenic Reserve

600 m return | 10 minutes return

North IslandRotorua Region

Sulphur city

Free thermal walkway that includes a foot bath!

South IslandWest Coast

800 m return | 20 minutes 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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Bowen Bush Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 10 min return

North IslandOut East

Nice falls. Easy access.

Aniwaniwa Falls Track

Lake Waikaremoana

Aniwaniwa Falls Track

Lake Waikaremoana

approx 800 m return | 20 minutes return

North IslandOut East

Te Reinga Falls

500 m return | 10 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

Sentinel Rock Walk

Franz Josef Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

Sentinel Rock Walk

Franz Josef Glacier, Westland Tai Poutini National Park

900 m return | 20 minutes return