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

1.2 km return | 20 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Winter walking at Red Tarns

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Red Tarns Track

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

2.3 km return | 2 hours return

South IslandSouthland

1 km return | 20 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

One of the best places to experience a wild West Coast beach

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

Dune Lake Walk

Ship Creek

1 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

1 hr return

North IslandCoromandel

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North IslandWairarapa

Castlepoint lighthouse and surrounding rocky features

1.2 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandWest Coast

The end of the road

1.6 km return | 40 minutes return

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Hermitage - Walk starts behind it

Glencoe Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Glencoe Walk

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook Village

Time: 30 min return

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South IslandCoastal Otago

The beach at Sandfly Bay

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

Sandfly Bay Track

Otago Peninsula

2.5 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandBay of Plenty

Tunnels!

Time: 1 hour round trip, Distance: 2.5km

South IslandWanaka Region

Time: 30 min, Distance 1.5lm

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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 IslandWest Coast

Couldn't really get much bluer....!

650 m one-way | 15 minutes one-way

South IslandWest Coast

Perfect reflections

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Mirror Tarn walk

Oparara Basin

Time: 30 min

South IslandWest Coast

Restored Mining Town in Ross

Time: 45 minutes return Features Rainforest, gold history, relics, old cemetery.

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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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North IslandOut East

Time : 1 hour. Vehicle access to Lookout.

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Time: 1 hr

South IslandQueenstown Region

View from the walk

Time: 45 min

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Alice Nash Memorial Heritage Lodge Track

Apiti, Western Ruahine Forest Park

Time: 45 min