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 IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Pines Beach - Lake Tekapo

Time: up to an hour for each walk, each way

South IslandMount Cook - MacKenzie

Tasman Glacier Lake...wow

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

Blue Lakes and Tasman Glacier Walks

Aoraki/Mount / Mt Cook National Park

40 minutes return | 2 km return

South IslandCanterbury

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

Bealey Valley Walk

Arthur's Pass

2.4 km return | 50 minutes return (to river)

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South IslandWest Coast

Limestone Cliffs on Trumans Track

1.4 km return | 30 minutes return

South IslandSouthland

Primo

1.5 km return | 40 minutes return

North IslandOut East

Quite a climb, the Lighthouse in the distance

1.2 km return | 1 hour return

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South IslandNelson Region

Climbing for all levels

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

(Paynes Ford)

Paines Ford Scenic Reserve

Takaka

Time: 1 hour return

North IslandCoromandel

approx 2 km return | 45 minutes return

South IslandNelson Region

Approx 2 km return | 30-45 minutes return

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South IslandWest Coast

2 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandRotorua Region

Some pretty big redwoods...

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

The Redwoods

Walking Tracks - Whakarewarewa Forest

A series of walking tracks and trails through giant Californian Redwood trees

South IslandFiordland

Lake Gunn nature walk

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

Lake Gunn Nature Walk

Milford Road, Fiordland National Park

1.2 km return | 45 minutes return

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South IslandCanterbury

Time: 40 min return From Akaroa, take the Akaroa Lighthouse Road - 11 km of steep, narrow rough road, suitable for 4 wheel-drive vehicles.

North IslandTaranaki

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

Kapuni Loop Track

Dawson Falls, Egmont National Park

1.3 km return | 1 hour return

North IslandNorthland

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

Te Paki Coastal Track

Cape Reinga to Te Werahi Beach

2 km one-way | 45 minutes one-way

South IslandMarlborough

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

Peninsula Walk

Mistletoe Bay - Queen Charlotte Sound

3 km return | 1 hour 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 IslandQueenstown Region

50 mins return

North IslandOut East

Time: 1 hour return

South IslandMarlborough

Time: 30 min

North IslandManawatu - Wanganui

1.3 km return | 30 minutes return